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.
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.
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.
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.
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: