News archive - 2020

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

CJ Moore award

Colton James (CJ) Moore was a fourth-year Biomedical Engineering student and was pursuing his dream to dive at the Olympics. His ultimate goal was to become a teacher.  CJ’s life was tragically taken in the summer of 2018.  While at the University of Waterloo, CJ successfully balanced the requirements of his engineering courses and training as a competitive diver. He was a great student to teach.  Despite his busy schedule, CJ was always there for his friends and classmates, he took the time and listened.  CJ was kind, humble and compassionate.

Friday, December 11, 2020

SYDE’s own 4th year student Emma Swarney has won a competitive external scholarship in part for her research work in transportation systems.

Emma is a student at the University of Waterloo studying Systems Design Engineering - an interdisciplinary engineering program which she pursued with the hope to tackle urban planning and transportation issues. Emma explored a variety of jobs through the co-op program, including working as an Undergraduate Research Assistant on a conference paper studying a transit-integrated ridesourcing pilot in Waterloo.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Services for Professor Igor Ivkovic

Services for Professor Igor Ivkovic will be held December 9 at 11:00 AM EST (Waterloo, Canada time)

Based on the coroner’s report, Igor passed away suddenly on 27-November due to a massive heart attack caused by an unexpected travelling blood clot.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Systems Design Engineering Professor Igor Ivkovic passes suddenly

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Professor Igor Ivkovic passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020. 

Igor was a Lecturer and the Associate Chair Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Systems Design Engineering. He completed his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science and PhD degree in Software Systems Engineering, all at Waterloo. He was always a passionate supporter of the University.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Nikon Instruments recently highlighted the publication in scientific reports led by Professor Parsin Haji Reza and his team

Could a novel non-contact photoacoustic microscopy technique that developed at the University of Waterloo provide pathologists with a time-saving alternative to traditional H&E staining and brightfield microscopy imaging?   The new publication in scientific reports led by Professor Parsin Haji Reza and his team at photomedicine labs suggests this technique may even be able to enable real-time #pathology assessment. This work recently highlighted by Nikon Instruments.

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