Welcome to CIARS

Located in the science and technology heartland of Canada, the Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems (CIARS) has been established to provide researchers in Canada and around the world with an inspiring exploration and development environment for innovation in all aspects of electromagnetic communication and sensing science and engineering. CIARS uniquely integrated infrastructure provides researchers with the widest spectrum of possibilities and the shortest path from idea to implementation and test.

  1. Oct. 18, 2019Soroush Rasti Boroujeni received the Micro-nanosystems Design Award at TEXPO 2019

    Soroush Rasti Boroujeni (A CIARS member, supervisor Professor Safieddin Safavi-Naeini), won the Micro-nanosystems Design Award (sponsored by Teledyne DALSA) for “A Highly Efficient Bi-CMOS Ka-Band MMIC for Emerging Millimeter-Wave Communications Systems Phased-Arrays.” Highly efficient, compact and low-cost, his innovative monolithic microwave integrated circuit was cited by judges for its significant advantage in power consumption and market potential.

  2. May 6, 2019C-COM GRANTED 2nd PATENT FOR PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA

    OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 – C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSXV: CMI), the world’s leading provider of commercial grade auto-acquire mobile satellite antenna systems, announced today that it has been granted US patent No.10,211,527 for its invention of a phased array antenna calibration method and apparatus.

  3. Apr. 4, 2019AMC at Waterloo is advancing industry-focused research

    The Ontario Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (AMC), a joint partnership between McMaster University, University of Waterloo, and Western University, is helping to accelerate industry adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies, which will create jobs and strengthen the province’s reputation as a leading manufacturing region.

    Since AMC was launched in April 2017, nearly 100 companies have benefited from the advanced manufacturing experts and state-of-the-art facilities at Waterloo. 

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