A University of Waterloo team has been selected as a finalist in the 2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (IEEE AP-S) student competition out of 50 international participating teams. Team Waterloo is the only North American team among the selected six finalists competing for the best design of a wireless energy harvesting system. The final stage of the competition will be held in June at the annual IEEE AP-S meeting in the USA.
Lan Wei, professor in electrical and computer engineering, was awarded $125,000 for her research into a versatile multi-physics device and circuit characterization and testing platform. Click here to read the full story.
A UW student team formed by Electrical Engineering and Systems Design Engineering undergraduate and graduate students Wei Zhang, Edrick Wong, Brady Kieffer and Qinghua Shen, supervised by Professor Sherman Shen, participated in the IEEE Signal Processing Cup 2016 Global Competition which held its final competition on March 20, 2016 in Shanghai, China, during the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). Our team "UWaterlooEngineer" is in the Top 10 list based on classification accuracy. Congratulations for your excellent results!