Monday, June 17, 2019

Professor Zhou Wang awarded a Canada Research Chair

ECE Professor Zhou Wang has been awarded a prestigious Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Multimedia Quality-of-Experience.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

ECE PhD student Gowrish Basavarajappa wins best paper award at prestigious IEEE MTT-S IMS 2019 Conference

ECE’s Gowrish Basavarajappa, PhD student under the supervision of Professor Raafat Mansour, was awarded a Best Paper Award in the Advanced Practice Paper Competition (APPC) at the prestigious 2019 IEEE MTT-S International

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

ECE PhD student Tejinder Singh wins best paper award at prestigious IEEE MTT-S IMS 2019 Conference

ECE’s Tejinder Singh, PhD student under the supervision of Professor Raafat Mansour, was awarded the 1st place Best Paper award in the Student Paper Competition (SPC) at the prestigious 2019 IEEE MTT-S Internatio

Monday, June 10, 2019

Computer engineering student will represent his class at spring 2019 convocation

For graduating students, convocation is a significant milestone, a time to celebrate their accomplishments in front of family and friends. Each year, students are nominated by peers to represent their class during convocation. The position of valedictorian is an honoured one, reflecting an individual who has led an active post-secondary career, both academically and socially.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Outstanding performance award winners named

"I am very pleased to announce the award recipients for 2018, and would like to take this opportunity to congratulate them for their outstanding contributions to the University of Waterloo," writes Vice-President, Academic & Provost Jim Rush. 

Effective May 1, 2005, in accordance with the 2003 Faculty Salary Settlement, the University of Waterloo established an Outstanding Performance Fund to reward faculty members for outstanding contribution in teaching and scholarship.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

NSERC funding to advance breakthrough research

Ten University of Waterloo researchers considered to be on the verge of a breakthrough will receive supplemental funding from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Is a robot a social being?

What makes a machine more than just a piece of hardware? Do we form relationships with our technology? How should we be teaching robots to act? And what are they teaching us?

These are just some of the questions that Kerstin Dautenhahn is exploring as the Canada 150 Research Chair in Intelligent Robotics. Dautenhahn joined the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering in 2018 to establish the new Social and Intelligent Robotics Research Laboratory.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Next-generation Wi-Fi promises a good connection, even in airports

While the world impatiently awaits the dawn of the 5G era, equipment manufacturers and network operators are slowly drawing attention to another new-and-improved wireless standard: Wi-Fi 6.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Sleep well! This radar system can monitor body’s vital signs wirelessly

Scientists have developed a radar system that can wirelessly monitor the vital signs of patients, eliminating the need to hook them up to any machines. Housed in a device smaller than a cellphone, the new technology records heart and breathing rates using sensitive radar waves that are analyzed by sophisticated algorithms embedded in an onboard digital signal processing unit.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Waterloo hackers top the standings in North America

Hackers at the University of Waterloo topped counterparts at more than 2,000 other schools to take first-place honours in a North American league for the popular invention competitions.

The result reflected the fact over 3,200 Waterloo students took part in more than 150 events supported by Major League Hacking (MLH) during the 2017-2018 season and finished in the top three at 30 of them.

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