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!

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, 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.

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