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Friday, May 24, 2019

OSPE just published a feature interview with SYDE Professor.

Professor John McPhee, P.Eng., studies things that move. What does that mean exactly? In McPhee’s words, his “research is devoted to the modelling, control, simulation and design of dynamic physical systems.”

McPhee, who received his degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Acadia University, the Technical University of Nova Scotia and the University of Waterloo, is currently a professor in Systems Design Engineering and the Canada Research Chair in System Dynamics at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Professor Keith Hipel receives Killam Prize

An engineering professor at the University of Waterloo with a lifelong interest in environmental protection has won a prestigious national award for scholars.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Systems Design Professor Featured in Globe and Mail article about Voice AI

Dr. Alexander Wong, a professor in the Department of Systems Design Engineering, was featured in an article discussing tools for voice AI [Read more].

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

SYDE Professor has been awarded Engineering Medal for Excellence.

Systems Design Engineering Professor John McPhee has been awarded the 2019 Ontario Professional Engineers Engineering Medal for Engineering Excellence.

The Engineering Medal honours those association members who have contributed substantially to advancing the engineering profession, and recognizes excellence in the practice of engineering, where the innovative application of engineering knowledge and principles has solved a unique problem, led to advanced products, or produced above-average results.

Friday, March 29, 2019

University of Waterloo Research Team uses Maple, MapleSim to Support Autonomous Vehicle Development

As technology advances, there is often an expectation of using it to make life easier. There is a strong push towards automating everyday activities for the purposes of saving time, improving efficiency or added safety. This is especially evident in the automotive industry, where the journey towards autonomous vehicles has seen companies create self-driving vehicles and consider the reality of driverless roadways.