Events - March 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
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Come learn about additive manufacturing (3D printing) at UWaterloo. Tour state-of-the-art labs and create your own 3D design.

The registration is limited to 25 early birds.

This event is only open for University of Waterloo Students and Post Docs

Friday, March 22, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

PhD Comprehensive Examination for Murat Dikmen

The Effects of Algorithmic Transparency on Awareness, Trust, Usage and Satisfaction in Online Socio-Technical Systems

Supervisor: Catherine Burns

March 22 at 11:00 am in EC4 2031

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Need to start thinking about a Capstone Design project idea? Interested in solving the personal mobility problems of the future alongside General Motors?

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

PhD Comprehensive Examination for Henry Leopold

Learning to Learn with Self-supervision

Supervisors: Dr. John Zelek and Dr. Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

March 21 at 1:00 pm in E5-6111

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

PhD Defense for Anson Maitland

Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Reduction Strategies for Real-time Optimal Control

Supervisor: John McPhee

March 21 at 1:00 pm, EC4 2101A

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Come watch the finalists of the 3MT faculty-based heats present their research in the 3MT university-wide final competition.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
Global Solutions Conference 2019 event information

On Saturday March 16 from 8:30a.m. 4:30p.m., the University of Waterloo and Impact Alliance will be teaming up to host the Global Solutions Conference!

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Biomedical Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium will showcase the latest biomedical innovations from final year Engineering students. Students will present and discuss their research from 1:00pm to 4:00pm with visual aids and tactile materials or prototypes to illustrate their research.

For more information on the research projects that will be presented, please view all 2019 Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design Projects and join us on March 14 in Engineering 7 to come and explore for yourself! 

Thursday, March 14, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Systems Design Capstone Design Team

Systems Design Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium will feature 19 uniquely ingenious projects including an application to help students find compatible roommates and a device that evaluates  posture while exercising.

For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Systems Design Engineering Capstone Design Projects page and discover the symposium for yourself on March 14 in Engineering 7. 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Cryptography

Public Safety Canada (PSC) will be on campus on March 13 to deliver the Safeguarding Science Workshop for faculty and staff who are involved in research using biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear materials or technology.

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Professor Martyn Clark, Associate Director at the Centre for Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan and Editor-in-Chief of Water Resources Research, will present "The Evolution of Process-Based Hydrologic Models: Historical Challenges and the Collective Quest for Physical Realism."

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

1 slide. 3 minutes. Outstanding ideas!

Everyone is invited to attend Systems Design Engineering's 3MT competition.

The participants are competing for cash prizes and the 1st prize winner will move on to the university level competition!

It will be held March 5th at 11am in E7-7303.

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 6:00 PM to Sunday, March 3, 2019 — 11:00 PM EST
Students competing

Students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to watch the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC) 2019 competition events. Various competitions in design, consulting, presentation and debate will take place throughout E7 from Friday, March 1 until Sunday, March 3.

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
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Join the Water Institute on March 1, in DWE 3518 to learn about AquaHacking 2019: a multi-stage competition that engages entrepreneurs, raising awareness of water issues and fostering their commitment to solving them.

Friday, March 1, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

PhD Comprehensive Examination for Charbel Azzi

Learning Event-based Optical Flow Using Recurrent Neural Networks

Supervisors: Dr. Eihab Abdel-Rahman and Dr. Adel Fakih

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