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Monday, October 31, 2016

PhD student Jianbing Ni, Postdoctoral Fellow Kuan Zhang and Professor Sherman Shen win SecureComm’16 Best Paper Award

ECE's PhD student, Jianbing Ni, Postdoctoral Fellow, Kuan Zhang and their supervisor, Professor Sherman Shen, win the SecureComm 2016 Best Paper Award for their work "Cloud-Based Privacy-Preserving Parking Navigation through Vehicular Communications", joint with Professor Xiaodong Lin (UOIT, Canada) and Professor Yong Yu (UESTC, China). The paper was presented on October 10 at SecureComm 2016 – the 12th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks.


Thursday, October 27, 2016

Professor Lin Tan wins Professional Engineers Ontario medal in the category of Young Engineer

In six short years, Lin Tan has already proven herself an ingenious researcher poised to rank among the elite in the field of software engineering. Her research focuses on improving software dependability, addressing the software bug problem at every stage of a bug’s life-cycle by creating techniques to avoid, predict, prevent and fix bugs.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Professor Ladan Tahvildari elected Member-at-large for the IEEE Technical Council of Software Engineering

ECE's Professor Ladan Tahvildari has been elected a Member-at-large for the IEEE Technical Council of Software Engineering (TCSE).  The IEEE Computer Society is the world’s largest professional organization devoted to computer science and the Technical Council of Software Engineering (TCSE) is the voice of software engineering within the IEEE and the Computer Society.


Thursday, October 20, 2016

Waterloo-led experiment achieves the strongest coupling between light and matter

Researchers at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) recorded an interaction between light and matter 10 times larger than previously seen. The strength of the interaction between photons and a qubit was so large that it opens the door to a realm of physics and applications unattainable until now.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

PhD student Mohamed El Badawe wins 2016 CBIE Libyan Student Excellence Award

ECE's Mohamed El Badawe, PhD candidate supervised by Professor Omar Ramahi, has won a 2016 Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) Libyan Student Excellence Award.  When he was awarded his scholarship through the Libyan-North American Scholarship Program, Mohamed decided focus his research on enabling communities to better utilize their resources and develop a renewable energy source to replace Libya’s dependence on fossil fuels. Read the full story.

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