ECE MASc student, Jesse Schmidt, has won 1st place in the 2018 IEEE Student Poster Competition (SPC) for his poster entitled "Bioimpedance Sensor Array in CMOS Technology."
IEEE SPC is an annual competition where undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to present and share their research with other students and researchers. This year's competition was held March 29th at the University of Guelph; the competition was co-sponsored by IEEE Canada (Kitchener-Waterloo Section) and the University of Guelph's IEEE Student Branch.
The President's Reception for Excellence in Teaching and Research takes place on Tuesday, April 10, honouring the faculty and graduate students who have received awards for research and teaching excellence this past year.
43 faculty and graduate students who won teaching awards and 119 who won research awards both internal and external to the University will be celebrated.
ECE lab instructor, David Bell, was awarded the honorary title "Friend of the Society" by the Waterloo Engineering Society on Monday night. The award recognizes staff and faculty members who have gone out of their way to support the mental health of student.
Sebastian Fischmeister, the executive director of the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Automotive Research and an associate professor of computer engineering, says while automated vehicles have been taught how to handle roads, highways, and traffic signals, they are still lacking dependability when it comes to an element of the road that’s much more unpredictable: humans.
Richardus (Dick) van Heeswijk, ECE Professor Emeritus, has passed at the age of 92. Professor van Heeswijk joined the department in 1961 specializing in the area of high voltage. He will be remembered for the enthusiasm and passion he brought to the classroom.
The University of Waterloo will be a key partner with leading Canadian companies and sectors chosen to help grow our country’s global competitiveness through significant investments in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced manufacturing.
As part of the Government of Canada’s $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative, Waterloo will take a leading research role in two of the five winning bids announced today.