News archive - November 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

SYDE-BME Dean's Honor List Winners

Student Awards Luncheon - Dean's Honor List Winners

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Velocity Fund Finals

Systems Design is pleased to announce that Brink Bionics, co-founded by Systems Design professor Ning Jiang, Systems Design Master student Erik Lloyd, and post-doctoral researcher Dr. Jiayuan He, which is housed in the E7 SYDE Garage, was one of the $25k winners at yesterday's Velocity Fund Finals. The company is a spin-off from Engineering Bionics Lab. [Read more]

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Miroslaw Romanowski Lecture

Earlier this year Systems Design Engineering faculty member Keith Hipel was awarded the Miroslaw Romanowski Medal for significant contributions to the resolution of scientific aspects of environmental problems or for important improvements to the quality of an ecosystem in all aspects — terrestrial, atmospheric and aqueous — brought about by scientific means.

On November 29, 2:30-3:30pm, Professor Hipel will deliver the Miroslaw Romanowski Lecture at the University of Waterloo: "Negotiations over Groundwater Contamination." in DC-1302.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Systems Design Professor's AI work featured in PC Magazine

Alexander Wong, an Associate Professor in Systems Design Engineering and Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Medical Imaging, and his work on learning how AI makes decisions is featured in an article in PC Magazine [Read more].

Monday, November 19, 2018

Systems Design Ph.D. Student Wins Second Place Prize at International Student Engineering Competition in China

Systems Design Engineering Ph.D. student Jason Deglint participated at the first Future Engineers for Water and Environmental Safety (FEWES) International Student Competition which took place in Tianjin, China from October 29 - November 2, 2018. This competition focused on low-cost water technology with environmental and/or public health benefits and was hosted by the Sino-Canada Joint R&D Center on Water and Environmental Safety (SCWE).