Friday, March 26, 2021

Leak-detection startup books spot in pitch finals

A technology startup company founded by two Waterloo Engineering professors has earned a spot in the finals of an international pitch competition for water innovations.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Electrical and computer engineering PhD student to receive Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student

The Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student for 2021 will be presented to four student teachers this year, including one from electrical and computer engineering. Jeff Casello, associate vice-president, graduate studies and postdoctoral affairs, and chair of the selection committee provided the report to the University's Senate on Monday this week. 

Rollen D'Souza

Thursday, March 11, 2021

WATORACE wins 4th in Indy Autonomous Challenge Virtual Race #3

WATORACE, including ECE’s own Andy Li, Ben Zhang, and Rollen D’Souza, won 4th place in the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) virtual race #3, also capturing the Rising Star Award. The IAC brings together 18 university teams from 11 countries on 4 continents in the world’s first head-to-head, high-speed autonomous race at the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS).

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Experts weigh in on the future of autonomous vehicles

An expert panel that features a Waterloo Engineering professor released its report on the potential impact and key issues surrounding connected, autonomous, shared and electric (CASE) vehicles.

Convened in the summer of 2019 by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA), the panel stressed there are pressing decisions required to achieve potential benefits from CASE vehicles including economic growth and cleaner, safer, more accessible transportation.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Waterloo shines in new global subject rankings

The University of Waterloo has been named one of the world’s top universities for the study of several subjects, according to the latest edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) worldwide university subject rankings, released on Wednesday, March 3.

Waterloo is ranked in the top 100 for the broad faculty areas of Engineering & Technology (38th) and Natural Sciences (79th).

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Electrical and computer engineering professor uses robots to level field for kids with disabilities

A new robot named MyJay that lights up when it scores a basket is just part of Kerstin Dautenhahn’s vision to build robots that give all children the ability to play games regardless of their abilities.

Friday, January 29, 2021

Waterloo spin-off company wins second Emmy Award

A spin-off company with deep roots at Waterloo Engineering has won a second Emmy Award for its work to improve the quality and reduce the costs of video.

SSIMWAVE, based in Waterloo, was founded in 2013 by Zhou Wang, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Abdul Rehman and Kai Zeng, who both earned their doctorates at Waterloo Engineering the same year.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Computer engineering grad's storytelling company to be sold for $754 million

Canadian online story-sharing company Wattpad Corp is to be acquired by Korean internet company Naver Corp. in an estimated $754-million CAD cash and stock deal later this year.  

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Electrical and computer engineering alumnus, Tejinder Singh, wins Young Engineer Prize at the 2020 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference

Electrical and computer engineering alumnus, Tejinder Singh, has won the Young Engineer Prize for his paper "Reconfigurable PCM GeTe-Based Latching 6Bit Digital Switched Capacitor Bank" at the 2020 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC)

Friday, December 18, 2020

Electrical and computer engineering professor, Zhou Wang, selected as recipient of Faculty of Engineering Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision

Electrical and computer engineering professor, Zhou Wang, has been selected to be a recipient of the Faculty of Engineering Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision.

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