News archive - November 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019

SYDE Prof. received the Engineering Excellence medal at the annual PEO awards gala

A professor of systems design engineering at the University of Waterloo and Canada Research Chair in System Dynamics, Dr. John McPhee has devoted his career to studying things that move—researching the modelling, control, simulation and design of dynamic physical systems.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

What Does the Rise of AI Hold for Engineering Education?

On paper, new disciplines in computer science and electrical engineering such as deep learning, facial recognition, and advanced graphics processing, look easy to exploit for universities wishing to update their STEM curricula. After all, the business press is awash with gushing propaganda on vertical applications for neural networks and pattern-recognizers exploiting big data sets.

Monday, November 11, 2019

SYDE Prof. and his team use AI to help make advances in preventive health care

Artificial intelligence could be used to help spot arterial plaque, blood clots, clogged or narrowed arteries sooner.

Alexander Wong and his team have developed a simple, hand-held device that could replace pricey, bulky, finicky microscopes. - Peter Lee , Waterloo Region Record