Thomas Little was an employee of the Guggisburg Brothers & Company furniture company in Preston (Cambridge). Little’s patented revolving desk found a creative way of adding extra storage space in a small desk. It is also a beautiful example of the craftsmanship of furniture being made in the Region in the 1800s.
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.
Patents for barn frames that allowed maximum storage space by eliminating long expensive timbers across the interior of the barn.
In 1965 professor Wesley Graham working with four students and other faculty developed WATFOR – Waterloo Fortran Compiler, solving the IBM 7040’s problems.