News archive - February 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Engineering professor awarded funding for fuel cell research

Professor Li photographed with CUTRIC, Ballard Power Systems, and Sanjeev Gill, AVP, Innovation

A Waterloo professor has received $1.89 million to develop groundbreaking hydrogen fuel cell technology for urban transit vehicles.

The announcement made at the University of Waterloo today will support a project for Xianguo Li, professor, mechanical and mechatronics engineering.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

New research finds home insurance buyers lack access to public flood data

House flooded

Canadian homeowners do not have the information they need to know if they should buy flood insurance leaving them exposed to significant financial risk. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

New study finds that students prefer varied meditations to ease anxiety

Group meditating

Variety may be the key to encouraging large groups of students to engage in anxiety-relieving behaviour, according to a study at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Waterloo physicist earns prestigious Sloan Fellowship

Christine Muschik

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has named Waterloo professor Christine Muschik a 2019 Sloan Research Fellow. Awarded annually, the fellowships are afforded to early-career scholars who represent promising scientific researchers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Computer science professor receives liftetime achievement award

Tamer Ozsu

Professor M. Tamer Özsu has received the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Computer Science from CS-Can/Info-Can. Conferred annually since 2014, these prestigious national awards recognize faculty members in departments, schools and faculties of computer science who have made outstanding and sustained achievement in research, teaching and service. 

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