Events

Thursday, September 29, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Candidate

Gangqiang Yang

Title

Hardware implementations and optimizations of the Warbler pseudorandom number generator

Supervisors

Guang Gong and Mark Aagaard

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Candidate

Alireza Khosropour

Title

Fabrication and Characterization of Microcrystalline Silicon Near Infrared Photodiode Detector Pixel on Glass Substrate for Large Area Electronics

Supervisor

Andrei Sazonov

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 — 9:30 AM EDT

Candidate

Mahmoud Salem

Topic

Anomaly Detection for Real-Time Embedded Systems

Supervisor

Fischmeister, Sebastian

Background subjects

  • Supervised Learning
  • Operating Systems Principles
  • Real-time Embedded Systems
  • Network Calculus
Friday, September 23, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT

Speaker

Dr. Muhammad Ismail, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Topic

Green Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

Friday, September 23, 2016 — 1:00 PM EDT

Candidate

Walied Alharbi

Topic

Demand Side Flexibility Provisions in Smart Energy Hubs for Sustainable Future Energy Systems

Supervisor

Kankar Bhattacharya

Background subjects

  • Power system operation
  • Power system planning
  • Smart grid
Thursday, September 22, 2016 — 5:30 PM PDT

You're invited to indulge in a slice of Canada in Seattle! Held at Microsoft, the evening features reminiscing about Canada and Waterloo, Canadian-inspired food and Canadiana prizes! This event is open to all engineering alumni and current engineering students living/working in the Seattle area.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT

Speaker

Lajos Hanzo, School of ECS, University of Southampton

Topic

Harnessing Quantum-Computing and Signal Processing in Wireless Communications

Please see the poster for Lajos Hanzo's seminar for the details.

Monday, September 19, 2016 — 1:00 PM EDT

Candidate

Seyed-Rambod Hosseini-Salekdeh

Title

A Comparative Analysis of 6T and 10T SRAM Cells for Sub-threshold Operation in 65 nm CMOS Technology

Supervisor

Manoj Sachdev

Friday, September 16, 2016 — 9:30 AM EDT

Chamath Palihapitiya (BASc ’99, Elect) and Brigette Lau (BASc ’99, Comp), founders of Social Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, are returning to campus to talk to Engineering students about two amazing opportunities that could change students' lives. 

Fireside Chat: Chamath and Pearl Sullivan, Dean of Engineering, will have a lively 40 minute Fireside Chat where they will discuss some of the amazing opportunities for Engineering undergraduate and graduate students. 

Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Speaker

Professor Yusheng Ji, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan

Topic

Mining Contexts of Passive Entities from Radio Frequency Sources

Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 11:00 AM EDT

Speaker

Professor Pingzhi Fan, Institute of Mobile Communications, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

Topic

Broadband Mobile Communications for High Speed Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, September 15, 2016 — 10:30 AM EDT

Speaker

Professor Nei Kato, Tohoku University, Japan

Topic

VANET and Relay-by-Smartphone

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT

Candidate

Alireza Khosropour

Title

Fabrication and Characterization of Microcrystalline Silicon Near Infrared Photodiode Detector Pixel on Glass Substrate for Large Area Electronics

Supervisor

Andrei Sazonov

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Candidate

Abdul Muqtadir Abbasi

Title

Categorization and Detection of Energy Bugs and Application Tail Energy Bugs in Smartphones

Supervisor

Kshirasagar Naik

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Candidate

Yi Shan

Title

Fast Intra-frame Coding Algorithm for HEVC Based on TCM and Machine Learning

Supervisor

En-Hui Yang

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 — 11:00 AM EDT

Speaker

Dr. Sudhakar Rao, University of Central Florida, USA

Title

Advanced Antenna Systems for 21st Century Satellite Communication Payloads

Friday, September 9, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Candidate

Elahe Talaie Pashiri

Title

Manganese and Iron-Based Layered Oxide Positive Electrodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries

Supervisors

Linda Nazar (Chemistry) and Hany Aziz

Friday, September 9, 2016 — 9:30 AM EDT

Candidate

Sally Daif

Title

Condition Assessment of Power Transformer Winding Insulation Based on Partial Discharge Detection

Supervisor

Magdy Salama

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 — 10:30 AM EDT

Speaker

Dr. Lin Cai, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Topic

Connected Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Candidate

Wentao Liu

Topic

No Reference Quality Assessment for Images and Videos

Supervisor

Zhou Wang

Background subjects

  • No Reference Image Quality Assessment
  • H.264 Video
  • Learning to Rank
Friday, September 2, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT

Candidate

Maarten Aloys Jonkman

Title

Modified Differential Cascode Voltage Scale Logic Optimized for Sub-threshold Voltage Operation

Supervisor

Manoj Sachdev

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