George Lamont teaches Communications in the Engineering Profession at the University of Waterloo. George specializes in developing engineering-communications curricula with authentic, discipline-specific materials in partnership with engineering firms and clients.
Kari D. Weaver holds a B.A. from Indiana University, an M.L.I.S. from the University of Rhode Island, and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Carolina. Currently, she works as the Learning, Teaching, and Instructional Design Librarian at the University of Waterloo Library in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Her research interests include co-teaching, information literacy perceptions and behaviors of students across disciplines, academic integrity, professional development education for librarians, and censorship.
Rachel Figueiredo holds a BA from the University of Waterloo and an MLIS from Western University. She is currently the liaison librarian for Engineering and Entrepreneurship at Waterloo. Rachel's research interests include core competencies for entrepreneurship librarians, research practices of engineering scholars, and how libraries can reshape their services in the world of information overload.
Kate Mercer has been the liaison librarian for Systems Design Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Earth & Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo since 2015. Kate’s main duties include providing instruction and research services to students, faculty and staff. Kate graduated with a MI from the University of Toronto in 2011, andcompleted her PhD at the University of Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy. Most of Kate’s publication history revolves around how health and technology interact, and her primary research focus is on how people are accessing, understanding and disseminating information.
Andrea Jonahs, Ph.D., MFA, is a lecturer at the University of Waterloo. She teaches professional communication to students in STEM fields.
Heather Love is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada), where she conducts interdisciplinary research on topics related to engineering, technology, literature, and culture. Her current book project argues that early twentieth-century experimental literature is an important part of the “cultural pre-history” of mid- and later-century cybernetics work. She teaches first-year communication courses to students in the electrical and computer engineering and the life sciences programs. She is also an elected Member-at-Large on the IEEE’s Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) Board of Governors, a position she has held since 2018.
Brad Mehlenbacher is an Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Communication in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Waterloo in Canada, and author of the award-winning Instruction and Technology: Designs for Everyday Learning (MIT Press, 2010). He has published extensively on human-computer interaction, communication design, and online instruction.
Carter Neal is an Instructor in English at the University of Waterloo, where he teaches communications courses in the sciences and Engineering.
Katherine Zmetana teaches Communications in the Engineering Profession at the University of Waterloo.
She has taught communications and technical writing in the health and science professions for over 20 years.
Dr. Al-Hammoud is a Faculty lecturer (Graduate Attributes) in the department of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Al-Hammoud has a passion for teaching where she continuously seeks new technologies to involve students in their learning process. She is actively involved in the Ideas Clinic, a major experiential learning initiative at the University of Waterloo. She is also responsible for developing a process and assessing graduate attributes at the department to target areas for improvement in the curriculum. This resulted in several publications in this educational research areas.
Dr. Al-Hammoud won the "Ameet and Meena Chakma award for exceptional teaching by a student” in 2014 and the "Engineering Society Teaching Award" in 2016 and the "Outstanding Performance Award" in 2018 from University of Waterloo. Her students regard her as an innovative teacher who continuously introduces new ideas to the classroom that increases their engagement.
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