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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Waterloo researchers named Royal Society of Canada fellows and members of the College

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Five University of Waterloo researchers have been named fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

They are among 87 new fellows elected by their peers for outstanding scholarly, scientific, and artistic achievement and 50 new members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists across Canada announced today.

Waterloo’s new RSC fellows and members are:

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Waterloo becomes one of Canada's first 5G smart campuses

The University of Waterloo and Rogers Communications partner on advanced research for Canadian-made 5G solutions in a real-world setting

The University of Waterloo has become one of the first 5G smart campuses in Canada as part of a partnership with Rogers Communications that leverages the University’s global leadership in computing, engineering and co-operative education.

Friday, August 14, 2020

Three Waterloo researchers named Canada Research Chairs

Three University of Waterloo researchers have been named renewing Canada Research Chairs (CRC) with additional funds awarded to Maria Strack, Professor, Geography and Environmental Management, through CFI's John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Remembering two retired Waterloo engineering professors

Two retired University of Waterloo faculty members who made significant contributions to the Faculty of Engineering passed away in June.

Distinguished professor, Ralph Haas, a retired faculty member from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, passed away on June 19 at the age of 87.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Karim S. Karim named CBB Executive Director

Karim S. Karim has been appointed Executive Director of the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology (CBB) for a five-year term.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Two Waterloo scientists elected as Fellows and Foreign Members of the Royal Society

Two University of Waterloo scientists are among more than 60 exceptional scientists named Fellows and Foreign Members of the Royal Society, the United Kingdom’s national academy of sciences.

Physicist Donna Strickland and Chemist Linda Nazar were both elected for their outstanding contributions to their field and scientific understanding.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Have you disclosed your IP?

A digital brain

The Electronic IP Disclosure Form is available for researchers to disclose Intellectual Property (IP) and should be completed by April 30, 2020, a date that has been extended from the original deadline of March 31.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

X-ray technology developed by Waterloo startup profiled

Karim Karim and a grad student examine their technology

A product developed by a University of Waterloo startup that could help during the COVID-19 crisis has been profiled in the local and U.S. media.

Karim S. Karim, chief technology officer, and Amol Karnick, chief executive officer, at KA Imaging, outline how the Reveal mobile dual energy X-ray detector works in interviews with:

Thursday, March 26, 2020

$102,000 for international research partnerships

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Seven research collaborations between the University of Waterloo and institutions around the world will receive funding to collaborate on projects ranging from artificial intelligence powered modelling for climate response prediction to the early detection of neurogenerative diseases.

More than 38 Waterloo researchers and colleagues in Germany, China, Australia, Spain, France, Scotland, England, and the Netherlands are involved. The research projects are funded by Waterloo, up to $20,000 per project, and matched by partner universities.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Waterloo joins TRIUMF as associate member

Hands join together in partnership

The University of Waterloo has been named an associate member university of TRIUMF, a partnership aimed at developing opportunities and accelerating relationships between the centre and Waterloo researchers.

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