When it came to choosing a final-year mechanical engineering Capstone Design project, Jeffrey Azzolin didn’t need to look farther than the pair of skates propped up beside his door. Knowing from experience how hard hockey can be on knee joints, he set out to cushion that impact.
Nanotechnology engineer Stuart Linley is cleaning up contaminated water from Canada’s oil sands. He uses magnetic nanoparticles to effectively remove pharmaceutical and other contaminants found in the municipal water system.
A team of Parks Canada archaeologists dominated headlines on both sides of the Atlantic when they located the long-lost HMS Erebus just off King William Island. When they return , they’ll be packing made-in-Waterloo laser technology from 2G Robotics along with their laptops and scuba gear.
Waterloo Engineering nanotechnology students invent an easy-to-use marker that indicates when sunscreen needs to be reapplied. Their innovation has won Suncayr the first James Dyson Award to be awarded to a Canadian team.
The inventors of Myo, the gesture control armband, found a wealth of experience in their Waterloo Engineering co-op terms. Stephen Lake, CEO of Thalmic Labs, reveals why co-op mattered and why Thalmic is swinging for the fences.