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...
AI system may help cities detect small water leaks

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

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

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

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...