News archive - July 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

SYDE-BME Dean's Honor List Winners

Our Dean’s Honour List winners from BME 2A, SYDE 1A & SYDE 3A, as well as our WKRPT 200 and 300 winners from Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Systems Design Professor Featured In Forbes Article about Robots + AI

During the past year, there have been major implosions of robot startups, such as with Jibo, Anki and Rethink Robotics.  They all raised substantial amounts of capital from top-tier investors and had strong teams.

So why the failure? One of the main reasons is the extreme complexities of melding software and movable hardware.  As a result, the technology often does not live up to expectations.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

SYDE / BME Readiness Assessment for new SYDE and BME students starting in 1A in Fall 2019

Due date: Monday, September 9th 2019

The test itself will become available later in August 2019.

The SYDE/BME Readiness Assessment is a diagnostic test. The questions on the assessment cover fundamental background for the courses that students will take in their first term. It is not for credit – rather, a tool to help identify areas where students need support. The assessment can be done from a personal computer with an internet connection.