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.