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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Aviation professor named Top 20 Under 40

Suzanne Kearns

Renowned aviation academic Suzanne Kearns, has been named to WINGS and Helicopters Magazine’s Top 20 Under 40; a list that includes 2017’s finest young leaders in the aviation and aerospace

Friday, November 11, 2016

Evolving the infrastructure of cybersecurity

Quantum circuits

Waterloo researchers in the departments of Physics and Astronomy and the Institute for Quantum Computing are on the fast-track to developing high-performance software to assist with cybersecurity risk in quantum computing.  

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Waterloo chemist Marcel Nooijen joins elite international quantum molecular society

Professor Marcel Nooijen was elected last month to the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences (IAQMS) for his work in theoretical chemistry. He is the fourth Canadian to join this prestigious academy, three of whom are affiliated with the University of Waterloo: Professors Josef Paldus, Jiri Cizek and now Nooijen.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A new look at the galaxy-shaping power of black holes

Data from a now-defunct X-ray satellite is providing new insights into the complex tug-of-war between galaxies, the hot plasma that surrounds them, and the giant black holes that lurk in their centres. 

Launched from Japan on February 17, 2016, the Japanese space agency (JAXA) Hitomi X-ray Observatory functioned for just over a month before contact was lost and the craft disintegrated.  But the data obtained during those few weeks was enough to paint a startling new picture of the dynamic forces at work within galaxies.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Love for 'Eating and Hanging Out' pays off: Meet Cameron Pounder and Ada Mok

Along with her partner Cameron Pounder (BSc ’09, Science and Business), Ada Mok (BA ’08, Psychology) competed on the closely watched season finale of last year’s Food Network reality show, Food Truck Face Off.

By Dana Ciak

Spoiler alert: they won a food truck.

For the eight years prior, Mok and Pounder had both been enjoying their office jobs, making good money and working reasonable hours.