News archive - July 2018

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Research by Systems Design Professors and Student on AI for Water Safety Monitoring Published in Nature Scientific Reports

Alexander Wong, Canada Research Chair in the field of artificial intelligence, Chao Jin, research professor in Systems Design, and Jason Deglint, PhD student in Systems Design, along with research collaborators Prof. Monica Emelko and research associate Maria Mesquita in Civil and Environmental Engineering has developed new artificial intelligence (AI) technology could make monitoring at water treatment plants cheaper and easier and help safeguard public health.  This study has been published in Nature Scientific Reports, and mentioned in a number of media outlets.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Systems Design Student's Work on AI for Understanding Metal Integrity Published in Nature Communications

Devinder Kumar, and Ph.D. student in Systems Design Engineering under the supervision of Alexander Wong, Canada Research Chair in the field of artificial intelligence, has found a better way to identify atomic structures, an essential step in improving materials selection in the aviation, construction and automotive industries. The findings of the open-access study, published in the journal Nature Communications, could result in greater confidence when determining the integrity of metals. Read more

Friday, July 20, 2018

Waterloo faculty member awarded NSERC CREATE grant

Waterloo faculty member awarded NSERC CREATE grant

$1.65 million will support launch of new biomedical technology graduate program.

By Annemarie Vander Veen

Office of Research

Health technology is a growing industry and research priority in Canada. From pacemakers to implants to prosthetic limbs, we’re surrounded by medical innovations that improve our lives.