519-888-4567 x33041
Location: 
E5 4016
Research Expertise
  • Cryptography and data security
  • High speed communication networks
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x34871
Location: 
DC 2337
Research Expertise
  • Analysis of software requirements and specifications with computer-aided tools and techniques
  • Configurable model-driven development (MDD)
  • Practitioner-friendly specification and design notations that have precise semantics suitable for automated analysis
  • Software modeling, model checking, documentation, and analysis

Waterloo Formal Methods Research Group

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle control; Software and Data→Embedded software, Hazard and safety analysis; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x36754
Location: 
E5 5116
Research Expertise
  • Biologically inspired intelligent systems
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)/Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems
  • Hybrid systems
  • Intelligent embedded systems
  • Sensory systems design

Centre for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (CPAMI)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Telematics, V2X - Communications; Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x37017
Location: 
E5 4026
Research Expertise
  • Advanced signal processing algorithms for wireless communication
  • Cognitive and software defined radios (CR and SDR)
  • Design of high power and spectrum efficient linear radio frequency amplifiers
  • Hybrid Radio Frequency and Digital Signal Processing (RF/DSP) design of wireless communication transmitters
  • Microwave and millimeter-wave circuits and systems design
  • Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) transceiver schemes
  • Nonlinear and linear radio frequency (RF) circuits and systems characterization and behavioural modeling
  • Power amplifier and transmitter linearization techniques (Baseband and RF Digital Predistortion, Feed-forward)
  • RF integrated circuits (CMOS)

Emerging Radio Systems Group (EmRG)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile security, V2X - Communications
519-888-4567 x33903
Location: 
EC4 2121
Contact for: 
Lab phone: +1 (519) 888-4904
Research Expertise
  • Cognitive work analysis
  • Ecological interface design
  • Graphical interface design and visualization

Advanced Interface Design Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Human Machine Interface (HMI); A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x37080
Location: 
BMH 3122
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS); Structure and Safety→Occupant protection, Structural crashworthiness; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x37538 or x33439
Location: 
EV3 3308, NH 2219
Research expertise
  • Application of geographic information systems (GIS) to urban area analysis
  • Design and operation of public transportation systems, highway systems, and facilities for non-motorized modes of transport
  • Development and implementation of utility-based multi-modal travel forecasting models
  • Transportation and land use impacts
  • Urban transportation systems

Waterloo Public Transportation Initiative

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Transportation systems, V2X - Communications; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x32604
Location: 
EC4 2039
Research Expertise
  • Computer vision
  • Design and development of automated interpretation algorithms
  • Digital image processing
  • Pattern recognition

Vision and Image Processing (VIP) Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x30291
Location: 
CPH 3653
Research Expertise
  • Characterization and modeling of contacting interfaces and thermal interface materials
  • Development of compact analytical and empirical models at micro- and nano-scales
  • Development of thermally enhanced greases
  • Entropy generation minimization in electronic systems
  • Experimental and analytical modeling of nano-fluids
  • Micro-scale refrigeration
  • Microelectronics cooling
  • Modeling and development of thermoelectric devices
  • Natural and forced convection cooling
  • Surface roughness in micro-tubes
  • Thermal characterization of metal foams
  • Thermal contact resistance in polymeric interfaces
  • Thermal management of integrated nano-devices and thermal/electric energy conversion

Microelectronics Heat Transfer Laboratory (MHTLab)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS); Lightweighting and Fabrication→Component structures; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x37137
Location: 
E3 3157
Research Expertise
  • Embedded systems and software
  • Generative programming and model-based software development
  • Software design
  • Software system families and product lines

Waterloo Intelligent Systems Engineering Lab (WISE Lab)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Autonomous driving, V2X - Communications; Software and Data→Embedded software, Multi-disciplinary optimization; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x37261
Location: 
EIT 3109
Research Expertise
  • Coding Theory
  • Cross-layer optimization
  • Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and space-time communications
  • Multiuser detection
  • Wireless communications
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile security, V2X - Communications; A to D profiles
519-888-4567 x38023
Location: 
E3 4119
Research Expertise
  • Collaborative driving technologies
  • Nonlinear/switching control of multivariable/time varying/multi-agent systems
  • Robust adaptive control
  • Specific designs for mechatronic systems
  • Supervisory control
  • Triangular systems and backstepping control
  • Vehicle stability and control technologies
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Collaborative driving, Vehicle control; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x33694
Location: 
E5 4112
Research Expertise
  • Distributed Embedded Real-Time Systems
  • Real-Time Safety Critical Software

Real-time Embedded Software Group

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Autonomous driving, Mobile security, V2X - Communications; Software and Data→Embedded software; E to H profiles
519-888-4764 or x84764
Location: 
E5 3017
Research Expertise
  • Alternative fuels
  • Exergy analysis of energy conversion systems
  • In-cylinder combustion diagnostics and engineering
  • Life cycle analysis
  • Thermodynamics of ecosystems
  • Vehicle fleet/power plant/industry emissions impacts (local and regional)
  • Window thermal performance modelling

Unversity of Waterloo Alternative Fuels Team (UWAFT)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle control; Powertrain and Emissions→Fuel cells; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x32876
Location: 
EIT 4163
Research Expertise
  • Optimal loss and lossless data compression algorithms
  • Signal processing for digital communications
  • Storage and recognition applications in speech and image coding
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Mobile security; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x33984
Location: 
E2 2310
Research Expertise
  • Artificial Intelligence, Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Intelligent Paratransit: scheduling, dispatching and simulation
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Public transportation, safety and winter road maintenance
  • Shortest path algorithms for in-vehicle route guidance systems
  • Travel time modeling and estimation for advanced traveler information systems

Innovative Transportation System Solutions Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Transportation systems; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x84016
Location: 
EIT 3036
Research Expertise
  • Advanced Hardware Architectures
  • Baseband communication circuits and algorithms
  • Energy-efficient circuits and systems
  • Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) signal processing
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics, V2X - Communications; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x33539
Location: 
EIT 4014
Research Expertise
  • Embedded Hardware Security
  • Countermeasures for Hardware Hacking, including techniques for resistance to side channel analysis, reverse engineering, fault injection attacks
  • Protection of Keys, Secure Boot
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile security; Software and Data→Embedded software; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x35650
Location: 
EIT 4158
Research Expertise
  • Cryptographic primitives
  • Multimedia communication security
  • Network and ad hoc network security
  • Sequence design for wireless Code Division Mutilpe Access (CDMA) communications

Communications Security Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile security, V2X - Communications; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x35362
Location: 
HH 247
Research Expertise
  • Speech recognition applications for advanced smartphone devices
  • Voice interface design
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x32630
Location: 
E2 2307
Research Expertise
  • Design and evaluation of intelligent transportation system components
  • Development and application of simulation tools
  • Environmental impacts of transportation policies
  • Safety
  • Traffic demand management

Waterloo Public Transportation Initiative (WPTI)

Waterloo Transportation Research for Improving Proformance & Safety (WATTRIPS)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Transportation systems; E to H profiles
Research Expertise
  • Development of decision support tools for time-critical decision making
  • Human-machine interfaces
  • System design impacts on decision making, safety, and performance

The Humans in Complex Systems Lab

The Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x32452
Location: 
EIT 4161
Research Expertise
  • Broadband wired and wireless communication networks
  • Coded video multicasting, Medium Access Control (MAC) layer scheduling and performance analysis
  • Cross-layer design in Institute of Electrical and  Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.16 networks
  • Integration of fiber and wireless communication systems (FiWi)
  • Relay placement on cooperative communications and survivable routing for high availability design
  • Secure and privacy-preserving vehicular communications
  • Wireless network security
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile security, V2X - Communications; E to H profiles
519-888-4508 or x84508
Location: 
E5 3027
Research Expertise
  • Arc Acoustics in Gas Metal Arc (GMA) welding
  • Automatic end-of-arm and tool-centre-point calibration
  • Autonomous Navigation Using Artificial Neural Networks
  • Dynamic Seam Tracking for Robotic Welding
  • Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal Modelling of Human Locomotion
  • Walking Wobot Welder

Centre for Advanced Materials Joining

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Autonomous driving, Collaborative driving; Lightweighting and Fabrication→Joining; E to H profiles
519-888-4567 x38898
Location: 
E3 3153
Research Expertise
  • Design and control of mechatronic systems
  • Instrumented robotics
  • Non-smooth dynamic systems
  • Sensory information processing of motion control
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Autonomous driving, Vehicle control; Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 x35584
Location: 
E5 5029
Research Expertise
  • Autonomous and intelligent systems
  • Computational intelligence and applications
  • Cognitive robotics and advanced mechatronics
  • Distributed real time systems
  • Concept extraction and natural speech understanding
  • Multi modal information retrieval

Centre for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (CPAMI)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Autonomous driving, Collaborative driving, Human Machine Interface (HMI); Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; Software and Data→Data mining and analytics; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 ext 36159
Location: 
E3 4115
Research Expertise
  • Active vehicle stability
  • Advanced vehicle systems
  • Air-gas hybrid engine
  • Complex hydraulic and vehicle dynamic systems modelling for articulated vehicles
  • Configuration and power management control strategies for electric and electric-gas hybrid
  • Embedded suspension systems
  • Engine and body mounting systems (Passive and Active)
  • Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH)

Mechatronic Vehicles Systems Laboratory

Green Intelligent Transport Systems (Green ITS)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Autonomous driving, Vehicle control; Powertrain and Emissions→Powertrain systems, Power electronics; Software and Data→Multi-disciplinary optimization; Structure and Safety→Noise, Vibration, Harshness (NVH); I to M profiles
519-888-4567 x35324
Location: 
DC 2702
Research Expertise
  • Channel coding and transmission for fading environments
  • Channel coding with an emphasis on Turbo-codes
  • Coding and interference cancellation for Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) systems
  • Constellation design and implementation for multi-level modulation over band-limited channels
  • Cooperative networking
  • Digital/Wireless Communications
  • Information Theory with an emphasis on networks
  • Multiple-access, multiple antenna systems
  • Receiver structure for fading channels
  • Soft decision/soft output decoding of binary codes
  • Structure of lattices with applications in digital communications

Coding and Signal Transmission (CST) Laboratory

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; I to M profiles
519-888-4728 or x84728
Location: 
E5 3024
Research Expertise
  • Automotive Design
  • Drive-by-wire
  • Electronic stability and control
  • Fatigue and fracture

Waterloo Cases in Design Engineering

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle control; Software and Data→Modelling and design; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 x32678
Location: 
EIT 4023
Research Expertise
  • Design of mixed analog/digital circuits for wireless communication
  • Phase noise of oscillators, mixer noise and mixer distortion analysis
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 x32897 or x35566
Location: 
DWE 2510, E5 6128
Research Expertise
  • Cognitive ergonomics
  • Driver performance and safety
  • Individual differences and information manipulation
  • Navigation and manipulation in virtual environments and 3D simulations
  • Usability testing and human-computer interaction

Usability and Interactive Technology Lab (Use-IT)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Human Machine Interface (HMI); I to M profiles
519-888-4567 x32532
Location: 
EIT 4156
Research expertise
  • Wireless/wireline interworking
  • Mobility management
  • Radio resource management
  • Broadband communications
  • Design, analysis and performance modeling
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 x35341
Location: 
E3 4114
Research Expertise
  • Automotive system modelling
  • Biomechanics
  • Multibody dynamics and vehicle design optimization
  • Real-time simulation
  • Vehicle dynamics

Motion Research Group

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Autonomous driving, Vehicle control; Powertrain and Emissions→Powertrain systems; Software and Data→Multi-disciplinary optimization; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 x37820 or x31412
Location: 
E5 3109, E3 3152
Research Expertise
  • Autonomous navigation and mobile manipulation
  • Computational intelligence
  • Design, modelling, and control of advanced mechatronics systems
  • Modular and reconfigurable robotics and automation

Laboratory of Computational Intelligence and Automation (LCIA)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Autonomous driving, Collaborative driving, Vehicle control; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 x37475
Location: 
EIT 4146
Research Expertise
  • Coding theory
  • Cooperative and cognitive networks
  • Information theory
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Wireless communications
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 x36218
Location: 
MC 6126
Research Expertise
  • Estimation of charge in batteries
  • Control of smart materials
  • Optimization of sensor and hardware placement

Infinite-dimensional Systems Research Group

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle control; Powertrain and Emissions→Batteries, Sensors; I to M profiles
519-888-4567 ext 35313
Location: 
EIT 4174
Research Expertise
  • Energy-cost modelling of wireless applications
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Low power software and communication protocols
  • Mobile and ad hoc networks
  • Mobile communication and computing
  • Optical networks
  • Testing communication protocols
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; N to S profiles
519-888-4567 x38081
Location: 
E2 2325
Research Expertise
  • Modal Analysis
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Structural Identification and Control
  • Vibration based Signal Processing

The Structural Dynamics, Control & Identification Group

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Transportation systems; Structure and Safety→Noise, Vibration, Harshness (NVH), Structural crashworthiness; N to S profiles
519-888-4567 x37460
Location: 
EIT 4154
Research Expertise
  • Biomedical Applications of electromagnetics
  • Electromagnetic compatibility and interference
  • Electromagnetic propagation mechanisms
  • Electronic packaging
  • Material measurements
  • Photonics
  • Radiating systems, theoretical and computational electromagnetics
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; N to S profiles
519-888-4567 x30134
Location: 
EC1 1327
Research Expertise
  • Rhetorical and Semiotic analysis of user interfaces
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Collaborative driving; N to S profiles
519-888-4510 or x84510
Location: 
EIT 4008
Research Expertise
  • Broadband networks: Internet protocol (IP), Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), and Multiprotocol label switching (MPLS)
  • Cellular networks: cross-layer integration, resource management, mobility and power management, opportunistic scheduling
  • Multimedia applications: Content delivery network (CDN), peer-to-peer, and location-based services
  • Network security: Distributed denial of services (DDOS), traffic monitoring
  • Traffic engineering: quality of service, game theory and pricing, dynamic provisioning, network design, routing, congestion control, scheduling
  • Wireless networks: sensors and Wireless local area networks (WLANs)
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile security, V2X - Communications; Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; Software and Data→Hazard and safety analysis; N to S profiles
519-888-4567 x32631
Location: 
E2 2308
Research Expertise
  • Driver fatigue and accident severity
  • Risk uncertainty
  • Road accident prediction and analysis
  • Transportation of dangerous goods
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS); N to S profiles
519-888-4567 x32822
Location: 
E5 4029
Research Expertise
  • Complex propogation and scattering phenomena
  • Computational electromagnetics and photonics
  • Devices and novel electromagnetic materials
  • Guided-wave and free space optical systems and components
  • Intelligent Navigation Systems
  • Microwave and millimeter wave planar circuits and antenna systems
  • Microwave high temperature superconductor (HTSC) thin film technology
  • Radio frequency (RF)/microwave packaging and Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)/Electromagnetic interface (EMI) analyses
  • RF/microwave/millimeter wave/Terahertz (THz) systems
  • Vehicle wireless communications and safety systems

Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile security, V2X - Communications; N to S profiles
519-498-5173
Research Expertise
  • RF/microwave/millimeter wave/Terahertz (THz) circuits and antenna systems
  • Radio frequency (RF)/microwave packaging and Electromagnetic compatibility 
  • (EMC)/Electromagnetic interface (EMI) analyses
  • Vehicle and UAV wireless communications, navigation systems, and telematics systems
  • Bio-wearable electronics and systems
  • Energy harvesting systems
  • Complex propagation and scattering phenomena
  • Devices and novel electromagnetic materials and wireless sensors

Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems (CIARS)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics, V2X - Communications; Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; N to S profiles
519-888-4567 x32691
Location: 
EIT 4155
Research Expertise
  • Radio resource and mobility management
  • Voice over mobile Internet protocol (IP)
  • Wireless ad hoc and sensor networks
  • Wireless network security
  • Wireless/Internet interworking
  • Wireless local area network (WLAN)/Worldwide interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX), Wireless application protocol (WAP), Ultra-wide band (UWB) wireless communications

Broadband Communications Research Group

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; N to S profiles
519-888-4567 ext 31215
Location: 
E5 5112
Research Expertise
  • Autonomous systems
  • Distributed and coordinated contrl
  • Optimization and control theory
  • Robotics and multi-robotic systems
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Autonomous driving, Collaborative driving; N to S profiles
519-888-4567 x32864
Location: 
DC 2597D
Research Expertise
  • Authorization systems
  • Information security
  • Network security technologies, in particular wireless technology
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; T to Z profiles
519-888-4567 x33968
Location: 
E3 4108
Research Expertise
  • Automated mechatronics design
  • Flexible link manipulators
  • Haptics
  • Nonlinear control
  • Robot manipulators
  • Telehaptics
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→V2X - Communications; Powertrain and Emissions→Power electronics; T to Z profiles
519-888-4567 x32205
Location: 
E3 4118
Research Expertise
  • Aerial and Terrestrial Autonomous Vehicles, Rovers, Quadrotors and Blimps
  • Autonomous Perception and Navigation in Unknown Environments
  • Cooperative and Non-Cooperative Multi-Agent Control
  • Distributed and Decentralized Optimization

Waterloo Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory (WAVE Lab)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Autonomous driving, Collaborative driving, V2X - Communications; T to Z profiles
519-888-4567 x32567
Location: 
EC4 2017
Research expertise
  • Haptics
  • Human and biomedical engineering
  • Intelligent mechatronic control systems
  • Mobile robot navigation
  • Modelling, simulation, and systems theory
  • Signal imaging processing
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Human Machine Interface (HMI), Telematics; T to Z profiles
519-888-4567 x35354
Location: 
EIT 4159
Research Expertise
  • Radio Positioning
  • Wireless communications
  • Wireless Networking

Broadband Communications Research Group

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile security, V2X - Communications; T to Z profiles