Thursday, June 10, 2021

Turning research into commerce

An alumnus of Waterloo Engineering who parlayed his graduate research into a startup company that is out to solve worldwide water problems has been recognized by a national innovation organization.

Jason Deglint, a co-founder of Blue Lion Labs, is one of five winners of a Mitacs Entrepreneur Award for turning research into businesses that impact the lives of Canadians.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Waterloo-developed technology could help doctors manage COVID-19

WATERLOO — Doctors treating COVID-19 patients could be helped by artificial-intelligence (AI) technology developed by University of Waterloo researchers.

“The goal here is can we build AI that can act as collaborator to a clinician,” said Alexander Wong, a systems design engineering professor at the University of Waterloo, and Canada Research Chair in AI and Medical Imaging.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

New tool uses AI tech to assess COVID-19 severity

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology developed by researchers at Waterloo Engineering is capable of assessing the severity of COVID-19 cases with a promising degree of accuracy.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

A message about Fall 2021 class format details from Dean Mary Wells

Today the Faculty of Engineering has shared detailed and program specific class format plans for September 2021 with our incoming and current students.

Each department has posted details in a LEARN course for current undergraduate engineering students and in a TEAMS channel for current architecture students. These details are based on the information we shared with the Registrar’s Office, which is responsible for University-wide schedules and classroom space.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Startup lands backing for tech to help fish farmers

A startup company that was co-founded by a Waterloo Engineering alumnus is partnering with a leading marine technology firm based in the United Kingdom.

Blue Lion Labs was launched in 2018 by Jason Deglint (MASc ’16, systems design engineering, PhD ’19, systems design engineering) and Katie Thomas, who has a doctorate in biology from the University of Waterloo.

Monday, May 10, 2021

BME Student has won the CEMF Regional ambassador scholarship for Ontario.

Sophie Stupalo, second year Biomedical Engineering student, has won the prestigious Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) regional ambassador scholarship for Ontario.

The award, valued at $5,000, honours young women in undergraduate engineering programs in five regions across Canada for their leadership and volunteer work.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

BME Co-op student makes her mark during term at NRC

An undergraduate student at Waterloo Engineering made an impressive mark in a high-tech area of 3D printing during a co-op work term last year.

Kayley Ting, who is studying biomedical engineering, worked with experts at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada to solve a messy problem in tomographic 3D printing, which involves the use of light to create objects from photocurable resin in vials.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

DarwinAI makes global list of promising AI startups

A company founded by two Waterloo Engineering professors has made an international list of the most promising artificial intelligence (AI) startups for the third straight year.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

The UW SYDE Community Honours Professor Igor Ivkovic

Many many students, faculty and staff made a beautiful Memorial Video for Professor Igor Ivkovic which was enjoyed live by nearly 600 people on March 31, 2021.  The video was so fitting a tribute to Igor’s generous roles in our community and in all of our lives.  He will be greatly missed.  The video can still be watched at the following link:

Monday, March 29, 2021

SYDE PhD student to receive Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student

The Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student for 2021 will be presented to four student teachers this year. Jeff Casello, associate vice-president, graduate studies and postdoctoral affairs, and chair of the selection committee provided the report to the University's Senate on Monday this week.

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