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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Professor Dana Kulic awarded Strategic Partnership Grant

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced the Strategic Partnership Grants today. They help bring together expertise from academia, Canadian-based companies and government organizations, and international institutes to collaborate on innovative research with commercialization potential.

Read the full story.

Friday, January 13, 2017

University of Waterloo awarded funding to expand access to the Internet

Research at the University of Waterloo that has the potential to affordably connect billions of new users to the Internet via intelligent antennas will receive $6.1 million in joint funding from C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (C-COM) and the federal government.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Waterloo researchers get green light to test self-driving car on Ontario roads

Researchers at the University of Waterloo will help move fully autonomous vehicles much closer to reality now that they are the first to receive approval to test their innovations on all public roads in Ontario.

In a first for Canada, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation, the Honourable Steven Del Duca, announced today that the province approved Waterloo’s three-year autonomous vehicle research program, under its AV pilot program. The Waterloo team is using a Lincoln MKZ hybrid sedan nicknamed Autonomoose.

Monday, November 28, 2016

First female graduate in Canada from an electrical engineering program makes shortlist to appear on bank note

In 2018, Canadians could see a woman’s face on their currency other than the Queen’s – and two weeks from now, they’ll find out which one. The Bank of Canada released a shortlist of five women ahead of an announcement on Dec. 8 when the winner will be chosen. 

Elizabeth “Elsie” Muriel Gregory MacGill, first female graduate of electrical engineering at the University of Toronto (1927), has made this shortlist.  Read the full story in the Globe and Mail.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Professor Lin Tan wins ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at FSE 2016

ECE Professor Lin Tan and her collaborators have won the ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at the 2016 International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE) for their paper entitled "Detecting Sensitive Data Disclosure via Bi-directional Text Correlation Analysis"

For more details, please visit: http://www.cs.ucdavis.edu/fse2016/

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