On January 15, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs hosted its second annual GRADflix Showcase, a red-carpet event featuring the 23 best one-minute videos made by graduate students to describe their research. GRADflix is a research communication opportunity for graduate students. Participants create a video, moving slide show, or animation of no longer than 60 seconds (one minute) in length that describes their research.
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering mourns the untimely deaths of all those aboard the Ukraine International Airlines flight that crashed near Tehran this week. Our thoughts go out to the families, friends and colleagues – both in Waterloo and at our peer institutions – affected by this unfathomable tragedy.
Numerous victims in the crash had strong ties to our department’s faculty, staff and students; among the victims, husband and wife, Pedram Mousavi and Mojgan Daneshmand, and their two daughters Daria (14 years) and Dorina (9 years).
ECE alumna, Lin Cai, has been named an IEEE Fellow, being recognized for her contributions to topology control of wireless networks. Cai received her MASc and PhD degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2002 and 2005, respectively. Since 2005, she has been with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria, where she is currently a Professor.
ECE Professor, Alfred Yu, has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). AIUM fellow membership is a way to recognize individuals who have contributed in a most distinguished fashion to the field of ultrasound.
A medical technology startup co-founded by two Waterloo Engineering students topped more than 100,000 applicants to take first place and the $500,000 USD prize in an international competition staged in Saudi Arabia.