ECE PhD student Nafeesa Mahboob received the Basil Papadias Student Paper Award award (for best student paper) at the IEEE PowerTech 2015 conference in Eindhoven. The paper was co-authored with her two ECE supervisors, professors Claudio Canizares and Catherine Rosenberg. The title of the paper is "Day-ahead dispatch of distribution feeders considering PEV uncertainties".
The award is presented with a plaque and 1000 euros.
ECE professor Ravi Mazumdar and his PhD student Arpan Mukhopadhyay are co-authors of a paper that received the best paper award at the 27th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) held in Ghent, Belgium from September 8-10. The other co-author is Dr. F. Guillemin of Orange Labs, France. The paper is titled "The Power of Randomized Routing in Heterogeneous Loss System".
The University of Waterloo will award 24 outstanding female students a total of $288,000 over the next four years as part of a new scholarship supporting ongoing efforts to achieve comprehensive, long-term and sustainable gender equality.
This year’s recipients of the University of Waterloo HeForShe IMPACT Scholarships included Computer Engineering's Jenny Ma. Click here for the full story.