University of Waterloo
Engineering 5 (E5), 6th Floor
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext.32600
Welcome to Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo
The Department of Systems Design Engineering is a globally unique interdisciplinary department hosting flexible and innovative programs. In addition to our new Biomedical Engineering program, Systems Design remains committed to Human Factors, Mechatronics, and Social Environmental Systems.
- Jan. 26, 2023
- Jan. 23, 2023
This fall, the University of Waterloo’s Health Initiatives team launched the Graham Seed Fund (GSF) and invited researchers to submit their proposals for innovative health-care solutions. The GSF strengthens the University’s health system partnerships by providing resources for collaborating directly with a full range of health providers and clinicians.
- Jan. 19, 2023
Sugandha Sharma, a graduate of the Systems Design Engineering (SYDE) master's program and current PhD candidate at MIT discusses her research and work in the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience (CTN) on a recent episode of the Generally Intelligent podcast. While completing her master's, Sugandha worked with SYDE professor and CTN founder Dr. Chris Eliasmith.
- Jan. 11 to Feb. 15, 2023
University of Waterloo Tape Music Club (UWTMC) is back in a big way this term, with a semi-weekly jam session during your lunch break on Mondays and Wednesdays! Come make music and make community with folks. No skills or instruments are required. Everyone is invited and welcome - all skill levels, genres, and experiences!
The sessions start January 11th in the E7 1st Floor Ideas Clinic on UW Main Campus and run from 12-1:30 p.m.
- Jan. 31, 2023
The Emergent Encounters Action Project, in collaboration with AACFTDOAPORUCACIAWOMW, is running a 3-part block printing workshop! All materials and tools are provided.
Session 1 - Jan 17th - 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in E5-6008:
Come see a printing process from design to layout to carving to printing. This session will introduce one approach to take an idea in your head and turn it into a finished print. There will also be time to let you roll and pull some prints!
Session 2 - Jan 24th - 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in E5-6008:
- Jan. 31, 2023
You're invited to join Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) for a virtual showcase of the 2023 GRADflix finalist submissions before the winners are announced. Be part of the action! The showcase will be streamed live on the GSPA YouTube channel and will feature amazing research videos, special guests, and more. Register through Eventbrite to attend virtually!
Systems Design Engineering (SYDE) is proud to have two graduate students among the 25 finalists:
Name and program: Ali Noormohammadi Asl (he/him), PhD candidate, Systems Design Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
GRADflix video title: Human robot collaboration
Supervisors: Dr. Kerstin Dautenhahan, and Dr. Stephen l. Smith
Biography: Ali is a PhD candidate in the Systems Design Engineering Department at the University of Waterloo.