Events - April 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 (all day)

The deadline for faculty members to disclose Intellectual Property (IP) and commercialization information using the Electronic IP Disclosure Form has been extended to April 30, 2019.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy is pleased to host Umar Waqas, Director of Engineering Services for Energy+ Inc. on April 24.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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A panel presentation and discussion for Waterloo faculty, staff, and students examining virtual reality applications.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

In the first symposium of the Waterloo Symposium on Technology & Society series, Martin Ford explores the ways in which AI and automation (aka, “robots”) are outpacing humans in a range of sectors, from education to law, agriculture to healthcare, management and beyond. He offers a realistic view of what the future of work—and your place in it—will look like.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

PhD Comprehensive Examination for Peter Duggins

This is Your Brain on Trust: A Biologically-Detailed Neural Model of Social Decision Making

Supervisor: Chris Eliasmith

April 16 at 1:00 pm in E5-6127

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

PhD Comprehensive Examination for Muna Alateibi

Newfoundland and Labrador Transition Toward Green Economy: Agent-Based Modelling

Supervisor: Kumaraswamy Ponnambalam

April 10 at 1:00 pm, E5-6111

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 (all day)

Tuesday April 9th   From  9:00AM to 4:00PM

Location E7-7303 & E7-7363

Systems Design Engineering MASc and PhD students will be presenting their grad seminars at the first Annual SYDE Graduate Colloquium.  See timetable for more details and Book of abstracts

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

PhD Defense for Ahmed El-Awady

Probabilistic Failure Analysis of Complex Systems with Case Studies in Nuclear and Hydropower Industries

Supervisor: Kumaraswamy Ponnambalam

April 2 at 1:00 pm, E5-6111

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series Slobodan Simonovic, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Western University, will present "Use of quantitative resilience in managing urban infrastructure response to natural hazards."

Register today

Monday, April 1, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

PhD Comprehensive Examination for Amir Safarpoor Kordbacheh

Narrowing Semantic Gap in Digital Pathology Image Retrieval by Utilizing Domain-Inspired Image Descriptors within a Learning/Optimization Framework

Supervisor: Hamid Tizhoosh

April 1 at 10:00 am, E5-6111

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