News archive - March 2022

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Grad donates vodka profits to Ukrainian relief efforts

Devasted by what’s happening in Ukraine, a Waterloo Engineering alumnus with deep ties to the country is supporting its humanitarian relief efforts through sales of her vodka brand in Ontario liquor stores. 

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

BME capstone design team awarded 'most innovative'

Biomedical Engineering (BME) Capstone Design team wins first place in the Innovative Design category at the 2022 Canadian Engineering Competition.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

MRI innovation makes cancerous tissue light up and easier to see

New technology has promising potential to improve cancer screening

A new form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that makes cancerous tissue glow in medical images could help doctors more accurately detect and track the progression of cancer over time.

The innovation, developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo, creates images in which cancerous tissue appears to light up compared to healthy tissue, making it easier to see.

Thursday, March 17, 2022

SYDE-BME Capstone Design Symposium

This week Systems Design Engineering (SYDE) and Biomedical Engineering (BME) students presented their fourth-year design projects at the 2022 Capstone Design Symposium. Teams showcased everything from a seizure monitoring and detection headband for infants to unique tools that can help Canadians optimize their energy usage.

View the full list of SYDE and BME projects: 

Thursday, March 10, 2022

SYDE & BME students receive First in Class Engineering Scholarships and Undergraduate Research Assistantships

The Faculty of Engineering recently announced the recipients of the Winter 2022 First in Class Engineering Scholarships and Undergraduate Research Assistantships.

First in Class Engineering Scholarships (FICES) are funded by the Dean of Engineering and awarded to the top continuing engineering students.

The FICES recipients in Biomedical Engineering are:  

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