Tuesday, April 30, 2019 (all day)

The deadline for faculty members to disclose Intellectual Property (IP) and commercialization information using the Electronic IP Disclosure Form has been extended to April 30, 2019.

Thursday, December 19, 2019 — 1:00 PM EST

Candidate: Jenny Yu

Title: Benchmarking and Optimizing AES for Lightweight Cryptography on ASICs

 

 

Date: December 19, 2019

Time: 1:00pm

Place: EIT 3151

Supervisor(s): Aagaard, Mark D.

 

Abstract:

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — 11:00 AM EST

Candidate: Michael Kobierski

Title: Frequency Shifting a Single Photon by Electro-Optic Modulation

 

Date: December 18, 2019

Time: 11:00am

Place: RAC1 2009

Supervisor(s): Reimer, Michael M.E.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — 10:00 AM EST

Candidate: Ifrah Jaffri

Title: Digital Predistortion of Frequency-Multipliers-Based Wideband Mm-Wave Sources

Date: December 18, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Place: E5-4047

Supervisor(s): Boumaiza, Slim

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — 10:00 AM EST

Candidate: Daiwei Lin

Title: Interactive Behaviour Generation for Human-Robot Interaction Based on Reinforcement Learning

 

Date: December 18, 2019

Time: 10:00am

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Kulic, Dana - Gorbet, Robert B. (Knowledge Integration)

 

Abstract:

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 — 2:00 PM EST

Candidate: Wesley Fisher

Title: Investigating Model-Based Features for Classification of Physical Human-Robot Interaction

 

Date: December 17, 2019

Time: 2:00pm

Place: EIT 3141

Supervisor(s): Kulic, Dana - Smith, Stephen

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 — 1:00 PM EST

Candidate: Florence Tsang

Title: Learning a Motion Policy to Navigate Environments With Structured Uncertainty

Date: December 17, 2019

Time: 1:00pm

Place: EIT 3145

Supervisor(s): Smith, Stephen L

Monday, December 16, 2019 — 10:00 AM EST

Candidate: Orlando Jair Barrera Perez

Title: Adaptive Path Following for an Underactuated Nonholonomic Mobile Manipulator System

 

Date: December 16, 2019

Time: 10:00am

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Nielsen, Christopher - Fidan, Baris (Mechanical & Mechatronics)

 

Abstract:

Monday, December 16, 2019 — 9:30 AM EST

Candidate: Saad Ahmed Waraich

Title: Robust Eigen-Filter Design for Ultrasound Flow Imaging Using a Multivariate Clustering Technique

Date: December 16, 2019

Time: 9:30am

Place: EIT 3145

Supervisor(s): Yu, Alfred C.H.

 

Abstract:

 

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Join us for a coffee break!  We will have treats, and of course, coffee, tea, and water.

Please bring your own mug and join us for a needed (and well earned) break.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 — 2:30 PM EST

Candidate: Gowrish Basavarajappa

Topic: Tunable Band Pass Filters for Communication Systems

Date: December 10, 2019

Time: 2:30 PM

Place: E5 4106

Supervisor(s): Mansour, Raafat R.

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, December 5, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Greenhouse social impact showcase flyer

Join us at the Social Impact Showcase on December 5th, where we will be celebrating the diversity of our GreenHouse innovators and their journeys in social innovation and entrepreneurship. We will be announcing grants for some early-stage, high-potential ideas, and the Social Impact Fund winners will be sharing their stories.

Thursday, December 5, 2019 — 1:00 PM EST

Candidate: Gyu Chull Han

Title: Modeling and Simulation of Molybdenum Diselenide (MoSe2) Phototransistors

Date: December 5, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Yoon, Young Ki

 

Please note that this is a CLOSED examination and as such, those in attendance must sign a non-disclosure agreement.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 — 1:00 PM EST

Candidate: Nigar Sultana

Title: Single-photon detectors for satellite-based quantum communications

Date: December 4, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Miao, Guo-Xing - Jennewein, Thomas (Quantum Computing)

 

Abstract:

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Hult prize finals flyer

Hult Prize is the world’s biggest engine for the launch of for-good, for-profit startups emerging from university with over 2500 staff and volunteers around the world. In nearly a decade, the movement has deployed more than $50M of capital into the sector and mobilized more than one million young people to re-think the future of business as it continues to breed disruptive innovation on college and university campuses across 120 plus countries.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 — 9:30 AM EST

Candidate: Subhajit Majhi

Title: Performance Limits of Dual Band Millimeter Wave/Microwave Networks and Conventional Networks

Date: December 3, 2019

Time: 9:30 AM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Mitran, Patrick

 

Abstract:

Monday, December 2, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Cassie Myers, Folake Owodunni and Cole Powers headshots

Join us at the Conrad School for engaging and informative roundtable discussions with founders from the University of Waterloo startup community.

Friday, November 29, 2019 — 2:00 PM EST

Candidate: Chaojie Ou

Title: End-to-end Deep Learning-based Driver Behavior Modeling for Distraction Recognition and Maneuver prediction

Date: November 29, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM

Place: EIT 3142

Supervisor(s): Karray, Fakhreddine

 

Abstract:

Friday, November 29, 2019 — 1:30 PM EST

Candidate: Mohammadhossein Basiri

Title: Security of Vehicle Platooning: A Game-Theoretic Approach

Date: November 29, 2019

Time: 1:30 PM

Place: E5 5047

Supervisor(s): Fischmeister, Sebastian - Lashgarian Azad, Nasser (Systems Design)

 

Abstract:

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 1:30 PM EST

Candidate: HeeBong Yang

Title: Towards Scalable Electronic Devices with Sorted Carbon Nanotube Thin-Films

Date: November 28, 2019

Time: 1:30pm

Place: QNC 4104

Supervisor(s): Kim, Na Young

 

Abstract: 

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST

Candidate: Ryan Franco De Iaco

Title: Motion Planning and Safety for Autonomous Driving

 

Date: November 28, 2019

Time: 12:30pm

Place: E7 5419

Supervisor(s): Smith, Stephen L. - Czarnecki, Krzysztof

 

Abstract:

This thesis discusses two different problems in motion planning for autonomous driving.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 10:30 AM EST

Candidate: Mehmet Yilmaz

Title: Novel Volt/VAR Control Strategy for Active Distribution Systems

Date: November 28, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM

Place: EIT 3151-3153

Supervisor(s): El-Shatshat, Ramadan A.

 

Please note that this is a CLOSED examination and as such, those in attendance must sign a non-disclosure agreement.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 10:30 AM EST

Candidate: Hassan Nahas

Topic: High-Frame-Rate Ultrasound Imaging Innovations for Complex Flow Quantification

Date: November 28, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM

Place: EIT 3145

Supervisor(s): Yu, Alfred C.H.

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, November 28, 2019 — 10:00 AM EST

Candidate: Ala Eldin Omer Mohamed Omer

Topic: Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Monitoring Using Electromagnetic Sensors

Date: November 28, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM

Place: E5 4047

Supervisor(s): Safavi-Naeini, Safieddin - Shaker, George S.A. (Adjunct)

All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 — 3:00 PM EST

Candidate: Mehmet Yilmaz

Title: Novel Volt/VAR Control Strategy for Active Distribution Systems

Date: November 27, 2019

Time: 3:00 PM

Place: EIT 3151-3153

Supervisor(s): El-Shatshat, Ramadan A.

 

Please note that this is a CLOSED seminar and as such, those in attendance must sign a non-disclosure agreement.

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