University of Waterloo professor John Hirdes is the Senior Canadian Fellow and board member at InterRai, an organization of researchers from more than 30 countries committed to improving health care for the elderly, frail or disabled.
Integrated Ballistic Identification System
Roman Baldur, adjunct professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Waterloo, created the IBIS (Integrated Ballistics Identification System).
The Waterloo Pump
University of Waterloo professors Alan Plumtree and Alfred Rudin developed a solution simple and versatile to help deliver clean water to villages in developing countries.
In 1965 professor Wesley Graham working with four students and other faculty developed WATFOR – Waterloo Fortran Compiler, solving the IBM 7040’s problems.