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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Jimmy Hung wins 2018 Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation Gold Medal

Jimmy Hung, a graduate of our electrical engineering program was honoured at this year's June 2018 convocation with the prestigious 2018 Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation Gold Medal. The Foundation awards a Gold Medal to the student who achieves the highest standing in the final examinations of his or her final year.

On the day of convocation, we had the opportunity to catch up with Jimmy - you can watch the video here.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Pelagia Cefalas wins Alumni Gold Medal for 2018

Pelagia (Pela) Cefalas, a graduate of our electrical engineering program was honoured at this year's June 2018 convocation with the prestigious Waterloo Engineering Alumni Gold medal for her outstanding academic achievements.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Kankar Bhattacharya receives the 2018 CIGRE Technical Council Award

ECE Professor Kankar Bhattacharya receives the 2018 CIGRE Technical Council Award for contributions to Study Committee C5: Electricity Markets and Regulation.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Silence is golden inside UW lab

WATERLOO — The heavy steel door inside Room 1018 of the Engineering 5 building at the University of Waterloo looks more like a bank vault than the entrance to a laboratory.

When you step inside, however, the outside world just melts away. The background noise of automobile traffic, air conditioners, birds and even the wind in the trees is silenced. This is the anechoic chamber at UW, a $15 million research lab and the quietest spot in Waterloo Region.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

University of Bordeaux names Waterloo's ECE Professor Hamed Majedi 2018 Visiting Scholar

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".

Congratulations Hamed!

 
 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

ECE Professor Fakhri Karray inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

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.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Safieddin (Ali) Safavi-Naeini awarded $4 million through the Ontario Research Fund

Safieddin (Ali) Safavi-Naeini, professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems (CIARS), is receiving $

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:

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