News archive - July 2015

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Velocity Fund awards $25K prize to counterfeit prevention company

A young company of three Nanotechnology Engineering students from the University of Waterloo is one step closer to its mission of eradicating counterfeit products after winning $25,000 at the Velocity Fund Finals today.

Winners of the Velocity Fund $25,000 prizes.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Engineering and Science outreach program celebrates 25 years of sparking imaginations

The University of Waterloo’s award-winning Engineering Science Quest (ESQ) outreach program marks its 25th anniversary at a breakfast event on Wednesday, July 22.

Founded by a Waterloo engineering student and a Waterloo science student as a senior-year project in 1990, the program is now one of Canada’s largest science and engineering summer camps for students between Grades 1 to 9.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Startups pitch for $125,000 in prizes

Ten of Waterloo Region’s most progressive startups will pitch for one of four $25,000 prizes at the Velocity Fund Finals at the University of Waterloo next Thursday.

Judges will present one winner with an additional $10,000 for the top hardware pitch. Another 10 startups will compete for one of three $5,000 awards.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Robot car races showcase student engineering talent at University of Waterloo

An autonomous vehicle

A pack of self-driving robot cars will race around an outdoor track at the University of Waterloo this weekend in a series of speed and manoeuvrability challenges.

The annual International Autonomous Robot Racing Competition is a two-day event in which four student teams will compete to see which of their robots can out-maneuver and speed to victory in a series of circuit and drag races.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Joint project of Maplesoft and University of Waterloo wins award for innovation

Award recognizes use of technology to introduce pioneering educational practices

A collaborative project between the University of Waterloo and Maplesoft has won an award from the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE). The Excellence and Innovation in the Integration of Technology in Educational Practices/Collaboration Award acknowledges the Secondary School Courseware project, a free online courseware site designed to support high school math students and teachers in calculus and precalculus courses.

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