It’s that time of year when our graduating engineering students present the results of their “capstone” design projects. These are group projects, usually based on some ideas or interests of the students, and under the mentorship of faculty members. Some are in collaboration with (or inspired by) companies, and others are ideas that may lead to start-up companies. Quite a few of the 600+ start-ups coming from Waterloo Engineering have had a genesis in these projects.
For high school students thinking about an engineering program, it’s useful to look through these projects to see what catches their interest and to help narrow down the field. But note how diverse the projects can be, even within one program.
A full list of projects and short descriptions is available here. (note there are no biomedical engineering projects here, since no students have reached the last year yet).