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Thursday, June 14, 2018

ECE alumnus receives 2018 ITC Rising Scholar Award

Dr. Arpan Mukhopadhyay, former Waterloo ECE PhD student, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) Rising Scholar Award for fundamental mathematical results on mean-field approximations. Mukhopadhyay's solid theoretic contributions extend a versatile performance analysis method to a broad range of applications.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Waterloo gets research funding for deep dive into blockchain technology

WATERLOO — A San Francisco-based company that uses blockchain technology for processing international transactions is funding University of Waterloo researchers who are working in this evolving area of global commerce.

Waterloo is the only Canadian institution participating in Ripple's University Blockchain Research Initiative. Ripple, launched in 2012, uses blockchain to process international transactions quickly and inexpensively.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Outstanding performance award winners named

Vice-President, Academic & Provost George Dixon has announced the winners of the 2017 Outstanding Performance Award.

The University of Waterloo established an Outstanding Performance Fund to reward faculty members for outstanding contributions in teaching and scholarship. The award came into effect in May 2005 in accordance with the 2003 Faculty Salary Settlement.

The 2017 winners from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are:

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Professor Sherman Shen and his PhD students win IEEE ICC 2018 Best Paper Award

ECE Professor, Sherman Shen, and his PhD students, Cheng Huang, Dongxiao Liu and Jianbing Ni, have won the IEEE ICC 2018 Best Paper Award for their article "Reliable and Privacy-preserving Selective Data Aggregation for Fog-based IoT" at the IEEE Communications Society's flagship conference -International Conference on Communications in May. Their paper was selected from 2431 submitted papers.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

$3.7M in funding for AI and medical imaging project

The University of Waterloo's Laboratory for Knowledge Inference in Medical Image Analysis (Kimia Lab) recently announced that its AI project for digital pathology has been awarded a grant by the Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence program (ORF-RE).

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