Robert Mundell, who was chair of economics at the University of Waterloo in the 1970s, laid the groundwork for the introduction of the Euro through his work in monetary dynamics and optimum currency forms. He won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1999.
Wil-Tel Automatic Oil Signal
In 1924, Kitchener’s own Wilfrid H. Schlee invented the signal light on a car’s instrument panel that warns a driver of low oil pressure.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
U of W professor Donald Meichenbaum became part of a revolution in psychotherapy in the 1960s.