Research Expertise
  • Cryptography and data security
  • High speed communication networks
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); A to D profiles
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

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle Control; Software and Data→Embedded Software, Hazard and Safety Analysis; A to D profiles

Research Expertise

  • Transportation systems data collection and modeling 
  • Energy demand for electric vehicle charging
  • Intercity travel and accessibility
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); Powertrain and Emissions→Batteries; Software and Data→Data - Analytics, Mining and Management, Modelling and Design; A to D profiles

Research Expertise

  • Vestibular (balance) system
  • Object recognition
  • Head movement and orientation
  • Coordinated movement

Multisensory Brain and Cognition Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Human Machine Interface (HMI); A to D profiles
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)

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Telematics, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; A to D profiles
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, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); A to D profiles
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
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS); Structure and Safety→Occupant Protection, Structural Crashworthiness; A to D profiles
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→Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); A to D profiles
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
Research Expertise
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Probabilistic Graphical Models
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Optimization
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Game Theory
  • Autonomous and connected car
  • Automotive
  • Operational Artificial Intelligence

Centre for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated Driving; Software and Data→Data - Analytics, Mining and Management; A to D profiles
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→Automated Driving, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); Software and Data→Embedded Software, Multi-disciplinary Optimization; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Coding Theory
  • Cross-layer optimization
  • Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and space-time communications
  • Multiuser detection
  • Wireless communications

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile Security, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); A to D profiles
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

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Collaborative Driving, Vehicle Control; E to H profiles
Research Expertise
  • Distributed Embedded Real-Time Systems
  • Real-Time Safety Critical Software

Real-time Embedded Software Group

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated Driving, Mobile Security, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); Software and Data→Embedded Software; E to H profiles
Research Expertise
  • Alternative fuels
  • Energy 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
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→Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); E to H profiles
Research Expertise
  • Advanced Hardware Architectures
  • Baseband communication circuits and algorithms
  • Energy-efficient circuits and systems
  • Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) signal processing

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); E to H profiles
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
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

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile Security, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); E to H profiles
Research Expertise
  • Speech recognition applications for advanced smartphone devices
  • Voice interface design

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics; E to H profiles
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 Transportation Research for Improving Proformance & Safety (WATTRIPS)

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); E to H profiles
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, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); E to H profiles
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
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated Driving, Collaborative Driving; Lightweighting and Fabrication→Joining; E to H profiles
Research Expertise
  • Design and control of mechatronic systems
  • Instrumented robotics
  • Non-smooth dynamic systems
  • Sensory information processing of motion control

Waterloo Mechanical System & Control Lab

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated Driving, Vehicle Control; Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; I to M profiles

Research Expertise

  • Geospatial technology
  • Location-based technology
  • Communications and information sharing

Waterloo Civic Map Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics; I to M profiles
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)

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Automated Driving, Collaborative Driving, Human Machine Interface (HMI); Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; Software and Data→Data - Analytics, Mining and Management; I to M profiles
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)

WATonoBus

Mechatronic Vehicles Systems Laboratory

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated 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
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→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); I to M profiles
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
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→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); I to M profiles

Research Expertise

  • Mobile mapping solutions for outdoor and indoor mapping
  • 3D object detection GeoAI for multi-scale geospatial mapping and change detection
  • LiDAR point cloud processing for 3D urban modeling
  • Machine learning for intelligent processing of earth observation data
  • Remote sensing applications in transportation

Geospatiail Sensing and Data Intelligence Lab

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics; I to M profiles
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
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→Automated Driving, Vehicle Control; Powertrain and Emissions→Powertrain Systems; Software and Data→Multi-disciplinary Optimization; I to M profiles
Research Expertise
  • Autonomous navigation and mobile manipulation
  • Computational intelligence
  • Design, modelling, and control of advanced mechatronics systems
  • Modular and reconfigurable robotics and automation

RoboHub

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated Driving, Collaborative Driving, Vehicle Control; I to M profiles
Research Expertise
  • Coding theory
  • Cooperative and cognitive networks
  • Information theory
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Wireless communications
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); I to M profiles
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
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→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); N to S profiles
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→Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); Structure and Safety→Noise, Vibration, Harshness (NVH), Structural Crashworthiness; N to S profiles
Research Expertise
  • Biomedical Applications of electromagnetics
  • Electromagnetic compatibility and interference
  • Electromagnetic propagation mechanisms
  • Electronic packaging
  • Material measurements
  • Photonics
  • Radiating systems, theoretical and computational electromagnetics

Advanced Concepts Research (ACR) Laboratory

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); N to S profiles
Research Expertise
  • Rhetoric and semiotics of Human-Computer Interaction
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Collaborative Driving; N to S profiles

Research Expertise

  • Software Engineering
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Cybersecurity
  • Infrastructure Integrity
  • Software Engineerin

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Automated Driving, Mobile Security; Software and Data→Embedded Software, Multi-disciplinary Optimization; N to S profiles
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)

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile Security, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; Software and Data→Hazard and Safety Analysis; N to S profiles
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, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); N to S profiles
Research Expertise
  • Simulation & Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
  • Novice and Older Driver Training
  • Predictive & Conceptual Modeling of Behaviour
  • Eye tracking
  • Attention & Cognition
  • Perception
  • Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
  • Decision Making
  • Aging
  • Automotive Human factors
  • Autonomous and Connected Vehicles & Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Caregiver Behaviours & Errors
  • Assistive & Automotive Interfaces
  • Vulnerable Road User Safety (Pedestrians & Bicyclists)
  • Motorcyclist Safety
  • Special Populations (ADHD & Dementia)
  • Traffic Control Devices & Roadway Infrastructure Design
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Human Machine Interface (HMI), Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); N to S profiles
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

Wireless Sensors and Devices Laboratory

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); Powertrain and Emissions→Sensors; N to S profiles
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

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); N to S profiles
Research Expertise
  • Autonomous systems
  • Distributed and coordinated contrl
  • Optimization and control theory
  • Robotics and multi-robotic systems

Autonomous Systems Laboratory

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Automated Driving, Collaborative Driving; N to S profiles
Research Expertise
  • Authorization systems
  • Information security
  • Network security technologies, in particular wireless technology

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); T to Z profiles
Research Expertise
  • Automated mechatronics design
  • Flexible link manipulators
  • Haptics
  • Nonlinear control
  • Robot manipulators
  • Telehaptics
Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); Powertrain and Emissions→Power Electronics; T to Z profiles
Research Expertise
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Image processing and data analytics
  • Medical imaging
  • Scanning
  • Sensors and devices
  • Drinking water
  • Autonomous and connected car
  • Automotive
  • Operational Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Smart Infrastructure

Vision and Image Processing Laboratory

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Telematics; T to Z profiles
Research Expertise
  • Haptics
  • Human and biomedical engineering
  • Intelligent mechatronic control systems
  • Mobile robot navigation
  • Modelling, simulation, and systems theory
  • Signal imaging processing

Vision and Image Processing Lab

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Human Machine Interface (HMI), Telematics; T to Z profiles
Research Expertise
  • Radio Positioning
  • Wireless communications
  • Wireless Networking

Personal Website

Group(s): 
Connected and Autonomous→Mobile Security, Vehicle to Everything Communications (V2X); T to Z profiles