Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Fixing the Internet: Alumni startup Tailscale Inc. achieves unicorn status with simpler alternative to VPN systems

By Brian Caldwell, Faculty of Engineering

A growing startup company that was co-founded by two Waterloo Engineering graduates is in unicorn territory after securing US $100 million in new funding.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Electrical and computer engineering professor, Claudio Canizares, honoured for supervision of grad students

A longtime professor at Waterloo Engineering has been honoured after supervising well over 150 graduate students.

Claudio Cañizares, a professor of electrical and computer engineering since 1993, is one of three campus-wide winners of the Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision.

Friday, April 29, 2022

ECE alumna awarded the 2022 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards (OPEA) Engineering Medal – Young Engineer category

ECE alumna, Pirathayini Srikantha, has been awarded the prestigious 2022 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards (OPEA) Engineering Medal in the Young Engineer category by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE).  Now an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at York University, Srikantha received both her BASc degree in systems design engineering (2009) and MASc degree in electrical and computer engineering (2013) from the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Engineering climbs global ranks in three QS subjects

Waterloo Engineering improved its standing in three subjects in world rankings released today by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for 2022.

The faculty was rated 33rd globally in electrical engineering, 49th in mechanical engineering and 75th in chemical engineering, all improvements on the 2021 results released by the influential United Kingdom company.

Monday, March 21, 2022

Co-op student earns award for on-campus work term

An undergraduate who stayed close to home for the spring term is the Co-op Student of the Year for the Faculty of Engineering in 2021.

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Electrical and computer engineering research team wins Best Poster Award at the 2021 International Conference of Human-Agent Interaction (HAI 2021)

Congratulations to electrical and computer engineering's Ali Noormohammadi and Abhinav Dahiya (PhD students), Alexander Mois Aroyo (postdoctoral fellow), and professors Kerstin Dautenhahn and Stephen Smith - recipients of a Best Poster Award at HAI 2021 conference for their work "t

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Professor Claudio Canizares selected to receive Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision

Claudio Canizares, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected to receive the prestigious Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision.

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Super Bowl video show has Waterloo connection

A company headed by a graduate of Waterloo Engineering will also have its moment in the spotlight when the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals meet Sunday in Super Bowl LVI.

Ross Video is providing the state-of-the-art technology to power a gigantic, 360-degree screen hovering over the playing field in the new, $5-billion SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Boyun Zhang and Puneet Gill, ECE graduate students, Professor Mahesh Tripunitara, and industry collaborator win 'Best Student Paper' award at Second International Symposium on Emerging Information Security and Applications 2021

Graduate students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Boyun Zhang and Puneet Gill, along with ECE Professor Mahesh Tripunitara, and industry collaborator Nelu Mihai, were awarded 'Best Student Paper' at the 2021 Second International Symposium on Emerging Information Security and Applications (EISA) for their work “Granularity and Usability in Authorization Policies” – a paper that focuses on the relative ease of administration of security policies in a modern cloud computing system when compared to the legacy UNIX filesystem.

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