quantumQuantum information

Quantum information has emerged as both a fundamental science and a progenitor of new technological platform in communication, computation, imaging/sensing, metrology and lithography. Explore this research area


Nanotechnology is the study of manipulating matter on an atomic and molecular scale. Generally, nanotechnology deals with developing materials, devices or other structure processing at least one dimension sized from 1 to 100 nanometers. Explore this research area

biomedicalBiomedical Engineering

The biomedical research area covers several sub-areas across the department including nanotechnology, silicon devices and integrated circuits, circuits and systems, computer software, and more. Explore this research area

antennaAntennas, microwaves, and wave optics

This area focuses on the application of electromagnetics to a wide range of engineering systems and devices including antennas, circuits, and systems over the RF/microwave, millimeter-wave/THz, and optical range of frequencies. Explore this research area

powerPower and energy systems

As one of the largest power-research groups in North America, this area covers diverse sub-areas of power engineering such as power systems, power distribution systems, power quality, high voltage engineering, and more. Explore this research area

communicationCommunications and information systems

This area focuses on problems in communications science and information systems. Research sub-areas cover all aspects of CIS, including information theory, stochastic processes, multimedia compression, and more. Explore this research area

circuitCircuits and systems

The research area of circuits and systems deals with the theory, analysis and design of interconnected devices and components. Typically the circuits and systems of interest are targeted at signal processing and communications applications. Explore this research area

hardwareComputer hardware

This area involves the design, analysis and modeling of complex systems on a chip, including gates, architectures, and networks. Sub-areas include: energy/reliability/security-aware very-large-scale integration (VLSI) systems, configurable computing, and more. Explore this research area

integrationSilicon devices and integrated circuits

This area covers several sub-areas with diverse applications including semiconductor materials and processing, modelling and simulation of electronic devices, fabrication technologies for electronic devices, and integrated circuits. Explore this research area

softwareComputer software

This area aims to develop new techniques for designing and implementing software systems. Key sub-areas include operating systems, embedded systems, software engineering, distributed systems, and computer security. Explore this research area

machine learningPattern analysis and machine intelligence

This area involves theory, methods, operations and systems design that concern the perception, recognition and analysis of patterns of objects and building systems, machines, and programs that exhibit adaptable and intelligent behaviour. Explore this research area

controlSystems and controls

The objective of this area is to make a physical system act in a desired manner through the use of an automatic feedback controller; for example, an autopilot (the controller) is used on an aircraft to maintain speed, altitude, and direction. Explore this research area

wirelessWireless communication

This area involves all aspects of transmitting and receiving information over the wireless spectrum. Research areas include wireless communication channel effects and modeling, modulation techniques, multi-antenna techniques, and more. Explore this research area

integrationVery Large Scale Integration

This area deals with combining thousands of electronic devices into a single integrated circuit, encompassing all aspects of design and implementation of VLSI systems including systems specifications, design partitioning, reliability, and yield. Explore this research area