UCLA Samueli Announces 2020-21 New Faculty
By UCLA Samueli Newsroom The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is proud to welcome new faculty members to its growing roster of nearly 200 full-time faculty. As the school continues its expansion, these top-notch specialists in their respective fields will enhance...
Robot bridge inspectors more reliable than people, UW researchers say
A team of researchers from Waterloo University have designed a robot that they say performs bridge inspections faster, more reliably and at a lower cost than ever before. Click here to read more.
Robots make bridge inspections safer and cheaper, says researchers
University of Waterloo researchers say they have developed a system that will help make bridge inspections more accurate and accessible. Click here to read more.
AI system may help cities detect small water leaks
According to researches, in addition to the economic costs of wasting treated water, chronic leaks can create health hazards and do damage to the foundations of structures. Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) technology that can detect even small...
Professor discusses Canada’s infrastructure on CTV
Dr. Sriram Narasimhan, a Waterloo civil and environmental engineering & mechanical and mechatronics engineering professor, was interviewed by Ben Mulroney on CTV's Your Morning about the state of the country's bridges. Click here to read see the video.
A Better Solution for GPS Waypoint Navigation
For outdoor robotics, one of the key capabilities for autonomous use-cases is GPS Waypoint Navigation. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, GPS Waypoint Navigation is the ability to provide a robot with a set of GPS waypoints (i.e., a set of latitude / longitude...
Deployable, Autonomous Vibration Control of Bridges Using Husky UGV
Sriram Narasimhan’s research team is shaking things up in the Civil Engineering Structures Lab at the University of Waterloo. The research, which is led by Ph.D Candidate Kevin Goorts, is developing a new mobile damping system for suppressing unwanted vibrations in...