Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Waterloo AI Institute and National Centre for High Performance Computing, Applied Research Laboratories (NARlab) have signed a memo of understanding for cooperation in various areas pertinent to AI and applications. The two parties have also explored a number of research areas of strategic mutual interest. and to explore.

A large contingent from (NARlab, Taiwan) have joined officials and institute directors from the University of Waterloo, in the signing ceremony held on Thursday, July 11th, 2019.

Delegates affiliated with NARLabs

  • Dr. Yeong-Her Wang, President of NAR Labs

  • Dr. Wen-Kuan Yeh, Director General of Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute (TSRI), NARLabs

  • Dr. Shepherd Shi, Director General of National Center for High-performance Computing (NCHC), NARLabs

  • Dr. Franz Ming-Chih Chen, International Affairs Office, NARLabs

  • Dr. Fang-Pang Lin, Senior Research Fellow, NCHC, NARLabs (on general architecture for AI computing)

  • Dr. Hsing-Yen Ann, Associate Researcher, NCHC, NARLabs (on Cybersecurity)

  • Dr. Chih-Hung Wu, Research Fellow, NCHC, NARLabs

  • Dr. Wen-Hsien Huang, Division Director, TSRI

  • Dr. An-Jye Tzou, Assistant Researcher, TSRI

  • Mr. Michael Chen, Deputy Director General of TECO, Toronto

  • Ms. Pauline Lin, Executive Director, S&T Division, TECO

  • Ms. Jamie Wu, Senior Assistant Director, S&T Division, TECO

Participants from University of Waterloo

  • Dr. John Thompson, Senior Associate Vice President Research, Office of Research

  • Dr. Peter van Beek, Co-Director, Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute

  • Dr. Fakhri Karray, Co-Director, Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute

  • Mr. Chris McIntyre, Managing Director, Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute

  • Dr. Lisa Pokrajac, Assistant Director, Research Programs, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology

  • Dr. Oleg Stukalov, Business Development Manager, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology

  • Mr. Lewis Humphreys, Managing Director, Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute

  • Dr. Pin-Han Ho, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Dr. Pascal Poupart, David. R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

  • Mr. Drew  Knight, Director, Global Research and Strategic Alliances, Office of Research