ECE alumnus Mohammed Ridwanul is a software engineer on Shopify's Eventscale team. Mohammed is featured in Shopify's series called Behind The Code, where they share stories of their employees and how they’re solving meaningful problems at Shopify and beyond.
Read the full article and learn more about Mohammed and his life since graduation.
The University of Waterloo has awarded six first-year students with HeForShe IMPACT scholarships in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The scholarships are part of the University of Waterloo’s commitment to encourage more young minds to pursue careers in STEM, an area where those who identify as women or non-binary groups are currently underrepresented.
Two new students at Waterloo Engineering began their university careers this month with more than $100,000 each in backing from a national scholarship program. One of those students is ours - nanotechnology engineering student, Lauren Prophet.
Two years ago, Toronto officials sparked anger among some drivers in the city with a plan to institute tolls on several of the municipality’s main highways. Fortunately for those drivers, the provincial government intervened and prevented the controversial effort from coming into play.
Drivers in Toronto – and every major city, for that matter – may want to steel themselves, however, as tolls on highways and even city streets could become commonplace in the future.
Clinicians currently rely on a number of technologies for medical imaging, including MRI, X-rays, and ultrasound. However, they all come with challenges. Safety, costly equipment, and low-resolution images can increase the time it takes to get a diagnosis, and patients can wait weeks before they’re able to begin treatment.
When Jaleh Seyed Moossai and Nosratollah Soltani left Iran in 1991 to come to Toronto, they did so for one reason – to provide their children Tina, Sina, and Nima with an environment to succeed and grow.
What they did not know at the time was that their future in Canada would involve a close and inspiring connection with Waterloo Engineering.
ECE Professor, Sherman Shen, has received the prestigious IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2018 James Evans Avant Garde Award for his contributions to fundamental theories and innovative networking protocols in vehicular communications.
Zhou Wang is one of the world’s most cited authors in visual perception-based image quality assessment, processing and compression. His innovative work created a paradigm change in the imaging field and has been used for video quality assurance throughout the global media delivery industry, directly affecting millions of viewers daily.