News archive - March 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

SYDE Prof. named as recipient of The Distinguished Teacher Awards for 2019

Paul Fieguth

The Distinguished Teacher Awards for 2019 will be presented to four faculty members at Convocation, Associate Vice-President, Academic Mario Coniglio announced at yesterday’s meeting of the University's Senate.

Monday, March 25, 2019

BME Students have been Recognized 2018's Co-op Student of the Year Award Recipients

Nathan Duarte and Emily Man-Shuen Lam

Every year, six exceptional co-op students, one from each faculty, are recognized by the University of Waterloo for their contribution to their employer, their community and the further development of experiential education.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Systems Design Professor Featured In Manufacturing Automation Article

Dr. Alexander Wong, the Canada Research Chair in the field of Artificial Intelligence and a professor in the Department of Systems Design Engineering, was featured in an article in Manufacturing Automation Magazine to discuss the potential impact and applications of AI in manufacturing.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Systems Design Professor Featured In Forbes Article

Dr. Alexander Wong, the Canada Research Chair in the field of Artificial Intelligence and a professor in the Department of Systems Design Engineering, was featured in a Forbes article to discuss the issue of trust in AI, its impact on society, and ways we can all strive together as creators of such AI to establish responsible and transparent AI that benefits society [Read more].

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

New Microscopy development in SYDE Helping Surgical Oncologists Visualise Cancer Margins Intraoperatively

Parsin Haji Reza

Professor Parsin Haji Reza, along with his team at the PhotoMedicine Lab have begun to develop a new form of microscopy called Histological Photoacoustic Remote Sensing (hPARS) microscopy. This revolutionary technology recently received funding from the federal government through a John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI-JELF) grant to continue relevant research and development.