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Monday, February 26, 2018

Richardus (Dick) van Heeswijk, ECE Professor Emeritus, dies at 92

Richardus (Dick) van Heeswijk, ECE Professor Emeritus, has passed at the age of 92.  Professor van Heeswijk joined the department in 1961 specializing in the area of high voltage.  He will be remembered for the enthusiasm and passion he brought to the classroom.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

University of Waterloo part of two winning innovation supercluster initiatives

The University of Waterloo will be a key partner with leading Canadian companies and sectors chosen to help grow our country’s global competitiveness through significant investments in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced manufacturing.
 
As part of the Government of Canada’s $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative, Waterloo will take a leading research role in two of the five winning bids announced today.
Thursday, February 15, 2018

ECE student and faculty win honourable mention at the 2018 SPIE Medical Imaging Meeting

ECE's Denny Lee (adjunct professor), Ahmet Camlica (PhD student), Karim S.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

George Shaker's student's entry to NSERC's Science, Action! competition qualifies for top 75 in Canada

Karly Smith, 3A biomedical engineering studen at UW and student of ECE adjunct professor George Shaker, has qualified to the Top 75 in Canada for NSERC's Science, Action! competition.

The video explores the possibilities of mm-wave radars, which can be directly applied for use in healthcare, smart homes, and autonomous vehicles. 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

When self-driving cars reach full autonomy, will we be ready?

While humans may be able to drive in all kinds of weather, and at night, the sensors that will enable a central-processing unit to do the same – safely – do not yet exist. Krzysztof Czarnecki, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Waterloo, envisions the timeline being eight to 10 years before all-weather autonomous driving is a viable option.

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