6th Mercier Seminar – From Research Lab into the Universe

On November 26th, BEST Lab hosted its 6th Mercier Seminar at Lassonde School of Engineering with Dr. Benton Leong one of the co-founders of MapleSoft.  Benton joined the University of Waterloo in 1980 and started the business in 1986 to meet the customer service demands of academic colleagues who they were sharing the software [...]

6th Mercier Seminar – From Research Lab into the Universe2019-11-29T14:09:46-05:00

The 5th Mercier Seminar: Breeding the Global Engineer, Engineering with Soul

On September 26, the BEST Lab hosted the 5th Mercier Seminar featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Mark Talesnick. He discussed design and sustainable engineering solutions concerning problems in developing communities during his talk, Breeding the Global Engineer, Engineering with Soul. Dr. Talesnick, an experienced engineer and educator, presented the packed room of students with current societal [...]

The 5th Mercier Seminar: Breeding the Global Engineer, Engineering with Soul2019-12-03T13:41:17-05:00

Engineering for Developing Communities (EDC) Course 2019-Ethiopia

Written by Hiba Haddad (one of the students who took this course) In Summer 2019 (July 21-August 14), BEST sent six students to the EDC program in Ethiopia. Putting the time I spent in EDC 2019 into words is very challenging as anything I would say would not do the experience I had any justice. [...]

Engineering for Developing Communities (EDC) Course 2019-Ethiopia2019-12-19T19:34:02-05:00
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