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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Are smart meters delivering on their promise?

Smart meters have two clear goals: to save energy and to shift consumer use of energy from on-peak to off-peak hours.

But new research suggests smart meters and time-of-use electricity pricing in Ontario have only modestly reduced residential energy demand during the most expensive peak periods.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Team helps respond to ‘unquenchable’ data demand

Engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo are working with Ciena to find solutions to help network operators and service providers respond to the insatiable demand for faster and faster data transmission over the Internet.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Professor Raafat Mansour wins Outstanding Paper Award at Transducers 2017

ECE's Professor Raafat Mansour was awarded the Outstanding Paper Award for his paper "Optical MEMS Index Finger Microgesture Input Device for Mobile and Wearable Devices".  The award was presented at the Transducers 2017 conference in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 

Friday, June 23, 2017

Professor Alfred Yu wins the Frederic Lizzi Early Career Award

ECE's Professor Alfred Yu has been awarded the Frederic Lizzi Early Career Award by the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound. This award is in recognition of Professor Yu's substantial contributions to the advancement of therapeutic ultrasound, and specifically for major research accomplishments in biophysics of sonoporation and wave-cell interactions.

Congratulations Alfred!

Monday, May 29, 2017

ECE MASc student Ryan Kinnear among first place team winners of the Waterloo Datathon

ECE MASc student, Ryan Kinnear, supervised by Professor Ravi Mazumdar, is among the first place team winners of the Waterloo Datathon held on May 13th.

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