Monday, May 11, 2020

SE Founder Jo Atlee wins IEEE Award

Professor Jo Atlee (our founding Director of SE here at UWaterloo) has received the 2020 IEEE Technical Council on Software Engineering Distinguished Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Leadership Award. Full UWaterloo story in the CS news feed. Congratulations Jo!

Friday, April 3, 2020

SE Students Help Flatten the Curve

SE students Ethan Chen, Samuel Hao, Emily Tao, William Wen, and Yifei Zhang are part of the team on Flatten.ca, which is a website to crowd-source COVID-19 symptom distribution. This data might help researchers and the public to flatten the curve. The team also includes students from UWaterloo CS and other universities.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

March Break Open House

March Break Open House did not happen in the usual way this year. Instead, we made a video to help you decide if Software Engineering is the right program for you. You might also be interested in Electrical & Computer Engineering or Computer Science.

Monday, March 9, 2020

SE Students win first at CEC

SE2020 students Jasper Chapman-Black, Céline O'Neil and Sean Purcell won first-place in the Canadian Engineering Competition Programming Challenge. The team developed an algorithm to simulate a drone reconstructing a broken 3D model, determined how to move the pieces back into place and created a visualization for it.

Monday, January 27, 2020

SE Students Win First at OEC

SE2020 students Jasper Chapman-Black, Céline O'Neil and Sean Purcell won first place in the Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) Programming Competition. The team developed a system to control an hour-by-hour simulation of power generation in Ontario. “We combined a control system and a linear programming solver to pick the optimal combination of power sources to use, minimizing cost and CO2 emissions," says Purcell.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

SE Students Organize Citizen Hacks

This weekend in Toronto, a group of Software Engineering students will be running Citizen Hacks, a new hackathon about privacy and socially beneficial technology. The event encourages youth to tackle the challenge of privacy in technology and begin to develop a design orientation that considers technology’s broader social impacts.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

SE Capstone ‘Lukabox’ wins Baylis Medical award

Fourth year SE students Spencer Dobrik, David Tsenter, Ryan Wang & Aaron Cotter are winners of the Spring 2019 Baylis Medical award for their health-tech capstone venture, Lukabox. Their aim is to solve medication non-adherence through an IoT pillbox that helps patients stay on top of their medication routines, while giving peace of mind to family members through seamless, real-time monitoring. They are thrilled to receive the Baylis Medical award and are proceeding with an initial round of user testing.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Convocation 2019

Congratulations SE 2019! All the best for the future!

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