GM funding University of Waterloo research chair, launches ‘research outpost’

TORONTO—GM Canada has provided $1 million to the University of Waterloo’s Engineering Faculty to fund a Research Chair in advanced materials, while also sponsoring engineering student design projects involving software development, which is key to GM Canada’s work on “the connected car.”

“Waterloo Engineering has a longstanding partnership with GM Canada. Their support of our Educating the Engineer of the Future campaign allows us to collaborate further to advance innovations in automotive lightweighting and connectivity,” Dean of Engineering Dr. Pearl Sullivan said.


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