The Faculty of Science rolled out the red carpet Saturday, November 2nd for more than 2,000 prospective undergraduates and their families. The 2013 Fall Open House included a new presentation on health professions, an information fair, and tours of state-of-the-art facilities that included an introduction to the new Science Teaching Complex.
Roger Melko and Kevin Resch from the Department of Physics and Astronomy have been named Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs by the Government of Canada for their work in quantum physics.
“Quantum research is a strategic priority for the University of Waterloo and the research happening here has the potential for global impact,” says Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor of Waterloo.
Professor Emeritus William Taylor has won the 2013 Career Achievement Award from the Canadian Council of University Biology Chairs. This award recognizes his tremendous contributions to the field of biology, teaching and university service.