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    • T.U.R.F. (Transformative Urban Rooftop Farming): Alleviating Food Insecurity in Toronto 

      Wason, Prateek (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-30)
      One in every eight Canadian households is food insecure. This accounts for 12.7% of the total population of Canada. Food insecurity, which refers to inadequate and insecure access to food due to social, physical, and ...
    • Table-Top Views 

      Yong, Jennifer May Chiyee (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-20)
      High resolution aerial photography has become widely available in the twenty-first century. Already accustomed to consuming data-rich bird’s-eye views, we have eagerly adapted this scale of digital imagery for pleasure ...
    • Tactics to Tiny: Finding Your Way Home 

      Wu, Sheng Wen (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-31)
      This is a study of tiny homes and how they fit within the practical and theoretical framework of our regulatory housing system. It starts with a (much) smaller home but has social, political, financial and legal implications ...
    • Tactile Haptics: A Study of Roughness Perception in Virtual Environments 

      Samra, Roopkanwal (University of Waterloo, 2009-10-01)
      This thesis presents the design of a tactile device that can be used to display varying magnitudes of roughness. The device is designed to be attached to an existing force feedback device in order to create a package that ...
    • Tags: Augmenting Microkernel Messages with Lightweight Metadata 

      Saif Ur Rehman, Ahmad (University of Waterloo, 2012-06-15)
      In this work, we propose Tags, an e cient mechanism that augments microkernel interprocess messages with lightweight metadata to enable the development of new, systemwide functionality without requiring the modi cation ...
    • Tailoring the Ignition and Reaction Properties of Cu2O Thermite Nanolaminates 

      LeSergent, Lauren (University of Waterloo, 2018-09-05)
      Thermites are a class of energetic material that produce heat through an exothermic reaction, making them useful for welding, metal refining, and propulsion applications. Compared to traditional micron-scale thermite ...
    • Tale of Two Cities 

      Baktash, Pooya (University of Waterloo, 2010-05-20)
      It was the best of cities, it was the worst of cities, it was a place of giddying boom, it was a place of economic despair, it was a utopia, it was a dystopic no-topia, it was the world centre of fantasies, and the world ...
    • A Tale of Two Cities: Re-Imagining Tahrir Square’s Muggamaa Complex(e) 

      Abdalla, Laila H. (University of Waterloo, 2020-06-08)
      Cairo, Al Qahera, the city Victorious in Arabic, is being replaced by a new administrative capital 50 km away from its core in the middle of the desert . Known throughout history as the City of a Thousand Minarets, Cairo ...
    • Tales of a Flood 

      Takook, Alireza (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-06)
      This thesis is a story of a flood as seen through the eyes of an architect. The narrative explores the relationship of the young architect with his physical surroundings, using the context of a city that goes through a ...
    • Tales of the Maunsell Sea Forts A Philosophy of Making in the Anthropocene 

      Cheong, Felix Kwan-Cheong (University of Waterloo, 2017-06-14)
      The Age of the Anthropocene is marked by a shift in power between the relationship of nature and man. For the first time in human history we are actively shaping the environmental systems around us on a planetary scale, ...
    • Target capture and station keeping of fixed speed vehicles without self-location information 

      Guler, Samet; Fidan, Baris (Elsevier, 2018-09-01)
      Target capture and station keeping problems for an autonomous vehicle agent have been studied in the literature for the cases where the position of the agent can be measured. Station keeping refers to moving the agent to ...
    • Targeted nanoparticle binding & detection in petroleum hydrocarbon impacted porous media 

      Linley, Stuart; Holmes, Andrew; Leshuk, Timothy; Nafo, Wanis; Thomson, Neil R.; Al-Mayah, Adil; McVey, Kevin; Sra, Kanwartej; Gu, Frank X. (Elsevier, 2019-01-01)
      Targeted nanoparticle binding has become a core feature of experimental pharmaceutical product design which enables more efficient payload delivery and enhances medical imaging by accumulating nanoparticles in specific ...
    • A Targeting Approach To Disturbance Rejection In Multi-Agent Systems 

      Liu, Yining (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-01)
      This thesis focuses on deadbeat disturbance rejection for discrete-time linear multi-agent systems. The multi-agent systems, on which Spieser and Shams’ decentralized deadbeat output regulation problem is based, are extended ...
    • A Task Offloading Framework for Energy Saving on Mobile Devices using Cloud Computing 

      Altamimi, Majid (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-06)
      Over the last decade, mobile devices have become popular among people, and their number is ever growing because of the computing functionality they offer beyond primary voice communication. However, mobile devices are ...
    • Task Optimization and Workforce Scheduling 

      Shateri, Mahsa (University of Waterloo, 2011-09-02)
      This thesis focuses on task sequencing and manpower scheduling to develop robust schedules for an aircraft manufacturer. The production of an aircraft goes through a series of multiple workstations, each consisting of a ...
    • Task-Driven Integrity Assessment and Control for Vehicular Hybrid Localization Systems 

      Drawil, Nabil (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-24)
      Throughout the last decade, vehicle localization has been attracting significant attention in a wide range of applications, including Navigation Systems, Road Tolling, Smart Parking, and Collision Avoidance. To deliver on ...
    • Task-Parameterized Transformer for Learning Gripper Trajectory from Demonstrations 

      Chen, Yinghan (University of Waterloo, 2024-02-26)
      The goal of learning from demonstration or imitation learning is to teach the model to generalize across unseen tasks based on available demonstrations. This ability can be important for the stable performance of a robot ...
    • Technical and Economic Assessment of Ground Source Heat Pump Systems (GSHPs) in Ontario 

      Al-Haq, Armughan (University of Waterloo, 2017-08-28)
      Ground Source Heat Pump Systems (GSHPs) are one of the most promising clean and low-carbon source of geothermal renewable energy technologies for heating, ventilation and cooling of homes. Geothermal heat pump (GHP) ...
    • Technical, Economic and Environmental Evaluation of Warm Mix Asphalt and Coloured Asphalt for Usage in Canada 

      Varamini, Sina (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-15)
      Transportation services play an important role in the Canadian economy, and social activities as well as Canada's competitiveness in the global economy. As one of the most valuable systems of transportation in Canada, 90 ...
    • The Techno-Economic Potential of Power to Gas for Synthetic Natural Gas Production through Biogas Upgrading 

      Mottaghi-Tabar, Sogol (University of Waterloo, 2019-08-28)
      Raw biogas can be upgraded to produce pipeline grade synthetic natural gas (SNG) via thermo-catalytic hydrogenation of CO2. This method reduces green house gas (GHG) emissions through offsetting fossil natural gas consumption ...


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