Events - 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

This information session will provide faculty, postdocs and PhD students with an overview of Germany's vibrant research landscape, useful tools for identifying potential collaborators and information on funding opportunities open to Canadian scholars through the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and its partner organizations.

The session will be presented by John Paul Kleiner, Senior Manager, University Relations at the DAAD Information Centre in Toronto.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

In this seminar, Diane Dupont, a professor in the Department of Economics and member of the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre at Brock University, presents a method for obtaining public preferences for improved water and wastewater management.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

For two millennia, the regular Platonic polyhedra have fascinated not just mathematicians, but also artists and the general public. When realized in appropriate materials, these shapes yield beautiful art objects.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Alex Mayer, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Michigan Technological University, presents: Developing the Great Lakes’ Blue Economy: Water productivity, water depletion, and virtual water trade in the Great Lakes basin.

Coffee and light refreshments provided.

Monday, February 13, 2017 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Recent technological advances in the areas of solar photovoltaics, Lithium-Ion-based energy storage, light emitting diodes, and the Internet of Things will substantially change the energy, electrical grid, building, and transportation sectors. Some experts estimate that these will result in economic activity of about $30 trillion over the next two decades.

In this talk, Srinivasan Keshav will discuss recent advances in these areas and speculate on their economic impacts, as well as present some recent research results that attempt to address these changes.

Friday, January 27, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Software controls many everyday electronics, like computers and smart phones, and is increasingly embedded in safety-critical systems like medical devices, transportation systems, and autonomous vehicles. Although difficult to detect, software errors can lead to loss of property, or even life.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 — 3:30 PM EST

Interested in learning about potential research partnerships or other collaborations with Umajin?

Join David Brebner, CEO of Umajin, as he showcases his perspectives on digital innovation and partnerships with global firms to provide a platform for discussion of areas for potential collaboration.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The workshop will start with a review of University of Waterloo IP followed by a detailed discussion on copyright protection. A Q&A and short networking session will follow.

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