Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Professor Ehab El-Saadany elevated to IEEE Fellow

ECE Professor, Ehab El-Saadany, has been elevated to Fellow of the IEEE for his contributions to distributed generation planning, operation and control.

IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

MASc student, Shankha Chatterjee, and Professor Wojciech Golab win SSS 2017 Best Paper Award

MASc student, Shankha Chatterjee, and Professor Wojciech Golab have won the SSS 2017 Best Paper Award for their work "Self-Tuning Eventually-Consistent Data Stores" at the 19th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Four ECE Professors named Canada Research Chairs

Four Electrical and Computer Engineering researchers have been awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC):

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Professor Sherman Shen named winner of the IEEE Communications Society Education Award

ECE Professor Sherman Shen has been selected recipient of the IEEE Communications Society Education Award "for inspirational graduate student mentoring, research guidance, and teaching in wireless communication networks.”

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Microscopic eye-tracking technology receives funding boost

A Waterloo Engineering spinoff company has received a multi-million dollar injection from Intel Capital.

Monday, October 23, 2017

ECE alumnus wins OCE entrepreneurship award

An entrepreneur with strong ties to Waterloo Engineering claimed a $25,000 award handed out this week by a provincial organization dedicated to commercializing innovation.

Abdul Rehman, who is CEO of SSIMWAVE Inc. and earned a PhD in electrical engineering at Waterloo, won the Martin Walmsley Award for Entrepreneurship at the annual meeting of the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) in Toronto.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Professor Sujeet Chaudhuri named Distinguished Professor Emeritus

ECE Professor, Sujeet Chaudhuri, was named Distinguished Professor Emeritus on Saturday, October 21, at the University of Waterloo's 115th Convocation ceremony.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Funding for infrastructure awarded to ECE Professors

Nine Waterloo-led research projects will receive more than $17 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for infrastructure to support research.

The awards from CFI’s Innovation Fund were announced by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science.

Two of those awards involve professors from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering:

Friday, October 13, 2017

Professor George Shaker wins Best Workshop Paper Award at ACM MobileHCI 2017

ECE Professor, George Shaker, has won the Best Workshop Paper Award at ACM MobileHCI 2017.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

High-tech appliances threaten privacy

Advances in the so-called internet of things have put amazing technology in the hands of many Canadian households, but what happens when those trendy tech products give away your secrets?

An international study by data protectors, including the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, showed that six in 10 “Internet of Things” devices don’t propertly tell customers how their data is being used.

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