News archive - 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award

Systems Design is pleased to recognize that Professor Igor Ivkovic was selected by the Engineering Society as the Fall 2017 term’s recipient of the Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award.

The award recognizes an instructor (professors, lecturers, or laboratory instructors) for their contributions to ensuring academic success for their students. More specifically, the award recognizes an instructor who has:

Friday, November 10, 2017

Systems Design Engineering Professor and Alumni speaks at 'When Waterloo Meets AI' event

Systems Design Engineering professor Ning Jiang and alumni Farnoud Kazemzadeh, currently CEO of Elucid Labs, spoke about the impact of Waterloo's research prowess on artificial intelligence and its application within the healthcare realm at the recent  'When Waterloo Meets AI' event.[Where UWaterloo Meets AI - YouTube]

Friday, November 10, 2017

Systems Design Engineering Professors and Student Win AquaHacking 2017

A team of Systems Design Engineering professors Alexander Wong and Chao Jin, along with PhD student Jason Deglint, took home the grand prize at AquaHacking 2017 Challenge with their imaging-driven AI solution for identifying cyanobacteria at a fraction of the costs compared to the current procedure which is manual, time-consuming, and costly.[Read more]