News archive - May 2012

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Systems design program helped grad grow as an entrepreneur

Eric Migicovsky is a systems design graduate and founder of Pebble Technology, makers of a new smart watch that recently raised more than $10M. When asked if the systems design program at Waterloo helped or hindered his journey as an entrepreneur, Eric said “100% helped. Best undergraduate engineering program for people who like to work on projects (design and build things). A++ would attend again. Also, the coop program at Waterloo really helps you see what working at real companies is like.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Systems design student receives Fisher Leadership award

Systems Design Engineering is pleased to recognize that Rob Sparrow, undergraduate systems design student, has been awarded the Fisher Leadership award for 2012.

The award is very competitive, and is one of the highest awards that Engineering offers to graduating students.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Soochow University (China) award goes to Dr. Yeow

Dr. Yeow has been awarded one of the first ever Soochow University (China) - Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology grants for the project entitled, “Graphene-based NEMS Ultrasonic Transducers for Monitoring Clusters of Biological Cell.” This 3-year grant will allow Dr. Yeow to build a long and lasting relationship in Nanotechnology with Soochow University.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Dr. Alexander Wong's award-winning research featured in local newspaper

Systems design engineering professor, Alexander Wong, a co-director of the VIP research group, recently won the Early Research Award from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation. His research into the early detection and localization of prostate cancer, which was featured in the Waterloo Region Record, may offer hope to the more than 25,000 men diagnosed annually with what is the third leading cause of cancer death in the male population. [Full article]

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Spring 2012 Doctoral Thesis Completion Award winner is Mehdi Shahini

Professor John Yeow's graduate student Mehdi Shahini is the winner of Doctoral Thesis Completion Award.

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