ECE Professor Hamed Majedi is named one of the "2018 Visiting Scholars of the University of Bordeaux" in France under the University of Bordeaux Initiative of Excellence (IdEx Bordeaux). Professor Majedi is working in collaboration with the Bordeaux Nanophotonics Group under the leadership of Professor Brahim Lounis on "Graphene Magnetophotonics".
ECE Professor Fakhri Karray was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering during a ceremony that took place in Calgary on June18th in conjunction with the Academy’s 2018 Annual General Meeting and Symposium. At the induction ceremony, Academy President, Dr.
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.
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.