Events - September 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Sociohydrology WaterTalk with Dr. Sivapalan

Sociohydrology: “Imagineering” Not Just Engineering Needed to Solve Water Security Challenges

This WaterTalk will be presented at 2:30pm.

The Water Institute hosts this WaterTalk featuring Dr. Murugesu Sivapalan. Dr. Sivapalan is Chester & Helen Siess Endowed Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois, and a professor of Geography and Geographical Information Science.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
WISE energy day

Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) invites you to Energy Day: a chance to meet and mingle with WISE researchers; connect the dots and get energized by talented young entrepreneurs and emerging leaders at the most innovative University in Canada; join academic, industry & government experts who have come together to share insights & new ideas for our energy future.

Friday, September 20, 2019 (all day)

Students are invited to apply to a Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) for the Fall 2019 term. Applications must be submitted to the Dean of Engineering Office in E7 7302 by 4:30pm on Friday, September 20, 2019 in order to be considered.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 — 1:30 PM EDT

Candidate: Resul Saritas

Proposal Title: A Novel Micro Lithography Method and Its Applications to Energy Harvesting and Sensing

Date: Wednesday September 18, 2019

Time: 1:30 PM

Place: EC4 2101A

Supervisor(s): Eihab Abdel-Rahman and Mustafa Yavuz

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
WiE Welcome BBQ

Women in Engineering (WiE) welcomes all students, staff and faculty to Waterloo Engineering on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019. All are welcome!

The BBQ will start at 11 am and will go until around 1 pm. You can pop in whenever you get a bit of time! 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
sort-a-thon

Come out and show off your trash/recycling/compost sorting skills and enter to win great prizes!

UW Sustainability will be here with their waste sorting challenge. Stop by and test your sorting knowledge to find out if you're a waste warrior or a recycling rookie! The rules are simple: you'll have 30 seconds to sort 30 common items into the right bins!

Monday, September 16, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
sort-a-thon

Come out and show off your trash/recycling/compost sorting skills and enter to win great prizes!

UW Sustainability will be here with their waste sorting challenge. Stop by and test your sorting knowledge to find out if you're a waste warrior or a recycling rookie! The rules are simple: you'll have 30 seconds to sort 30 common items into the right bins!

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

Candidate: Rene Bidart

Proposal Title: Efficient Convolutions through Learned Weight Sharing

Date: Tuesday September 10, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: EC4 2101A

Supervisor(s): Alexander Wong

Monday, September 9, 2019 — 12:00 AM to Sunday, October 6, 2019 — 11:55 PM EDT
Co-op problem award flyer

Co-operative Education and The Problem Lab are pleased to offer students on their work term the opportunity to win a First Prize Tuition Scholarship of $1,500 or Second Prize Tuition Scholarship of $750, applicable to your next academic term. The Co-op Problem Lab Award is earned by providing the best analysis of an important problem relevant to a co-op employer or the employer’s industry.

Monday, September 9, 2019 — 12:00 AM to Monday, September 30, 2019 — 11:55 PM EDT
Problem pitch competition flyer

The competition invites teams of up to 4 students to choose an important industry problem, and thoroughly research its history, scope, and impact, before pitching the findings to a panel of judges on November 14th to compete for a share of up to $30,000 in funding. To learn more and apply online, visit The Problem Lab website.