Wednesday, April 14, 2021

SE alumnus founds VaccineHunters

SE2016 alumnus Josh Kalpin is part of the volunteer "vaccine hunter" team that has created a Twitter account to inform people of available vaccine appointments. The City of Toronto has partnered with them to disseminate information to the public.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

SE Capstone Project Wins $10k Esch Award

SE 2021 Capstone project Yada (Yet Another Docs App) was one of six projects in the Faculty of Engineering to win the $10k Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Award. Congratulations Aravind Segu, Carl Shen, Shehan Suresh and Akshay Pall!

Monday, March 29, 2021

SE2022 Startup Wins Velocity Concept $5k

Arbitrium, a startup by SE2022 student Ahmed Hamodi and BCS student Greg Maxin, recently won $5k in the Velocity Concept pitch competition. Arbitrium is a digital end-to-end decision-making platform that allows organizations to make unbiased group decisions about charitable donations that involve multiple stakeholders.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Waterloo Takes First Place in ICPC Regionals

Waterloo Black, including SE's own Wesley Leung, won first at the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) regional competition for East Central North America, competing against 67 teams from Carnegie Mellon, Purdue, University of Toronto, Ohio State, and University of Michigan, along with other universities across Ontario, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Indiana. Congratulations!

Friday, January 22, 2021

WATORACE wins 4th in Indy Autonomous Challenge Virtual Race #3

WATORACE, including SE's own Kyle Anderson, won 4th place in the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) virtual race #3, also capturing the Rising Star Award. The IAC brings together 18 university teams from 11 countries on 4 continents in the world’s first head-to-head, high-speed autonomous race at the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS).

Saturday, July 11, 2020

SE Student Wins ACM/ICSE Research Award

SE2023 student Vikram Subramanian won first place in the ACM undergraduate student research competition at ICSE 2020 for his work titled An empirical study of first-time open source contributors on Github, which was supervised by Prof Mei Naggapan. Great work!

Friday, June 26, 2020

SE Capstone Project Wins Velocity $50k

SE2021 capstone project is now one of the Velocity $50k portfolio companies, with their platform for shared web browsing. The team includes Philip Scott, Amby Balaji, Declan Goncalves, and Keer Liu. Congratulations!

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