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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Professors Manoj Sachdev and Zhou Wang inducted as new Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

ECE Professors Manoj Sachdev and Zhou Wang were inducted as new Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Engineering on June 27, 2016. The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) is the national institution through which Canada's most distinguished and experienced engineers provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance to Canada. See the full news release here.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Developed in Waterloo, now orbiting in space

Developed in Waterloo, now orbiting in space

A one-of-a-kind communications device developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is now orbiting the Earth as a central component of a microsatellite launched in Sriharikota, India on Tuesday to test new technologies in space.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

ECE PhD student wins 2016 EIPBN Best Student Poster Paper award

ECE's Ferhat Aydinoglu, PhD student, under the supervision of Professor Bo Cui, has won the 2016 EIPBN Best Student Poster Paper award for his poster titled “Down to 7 nm pores in Si by photo-assisted electrochemical etching”.

This conference was the 60th International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology and Nano-fabrication (EIPBN) held in Pittsburgh, PA in May.

Congratulations!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Five ECE students awarded the ECE Teaching Assistantship Award

On Thursday, June 09, 2016 Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Professor Sherman Shen and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Professor Vincent Gaudet honoured five ECE Teaching Assistants with the ECE Teaching Assistantship Award.  This year's winners are:

  • Ahmed El-Awady
  • Kimberley Brynn King
  • Nitin Padmanabhan
  • Ruifeng Yang
  • Meysam Shahrbaf Motlagh

Congratulations to all!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Engineering the bridal party with e-commerce

The leap from engineer to entrepreneur was a logical one for Karen Tsoi (BASc 2009, Electrical; MMSc 2014, Management of Technology), owner of Pasteldress.com, an online custom bridal party outfitting business. “Entrepreneurs, like engineers, are all about solving problems,” says Tsoi. “Every day I wake up and think about each business problem with an analytical mind, just like the engineer I am. It’s the same approach.”

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