Monday, May 18, 2020

New Frontiers in Research Fund awarded to SYDE Professor Parsin Haji Reza

Professor Parsin Haji Reza director of PhotoMedicine labs is among one of the 186 recipients of New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF). New Frontiers in Research Fund awards $46.3 million for Exploration projects that push research boundaries in Canada.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

3B BME student receives 2019 Co-op Student of the Year Award

Eric Jihoon Song

Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Employer: Maisha Meds

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Awards

A fourth-year student team that consists of Joanne Magbitang (4B, Systems Design Engineering), Vincent Shadbolt (4B, Biomedical Engineering), and Haneya Yunus (4B, Biomedical Engineering), has won one of the six top prizes at the annual Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Awards Pitch Competition.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Systems Design Professor Featured in Futurithmic Magazine discussing Edge AI

Dr. Alexander Wong, a professor in Systems Design Engineering, is featured in a Futurithmic Magazine article about the importance of edge AI as the next step to ambient computing [Read more]

Monday, March 23, 2020

Systems Design Professor Featured in PC Magazine discussing bias on healthcare algorithms

Dr. Alexander Wong, a professor in Systems Design Engineering, is featured in a PC Magazine article talking about the impact of bias on healthcare AI systems [Read more]

Monday, January 13, 2020

ACM video interview of SYDE Professor

PODCAST/VIDEO INTERVIEWS by Stephen Ibaraki

Alexander Wong, P.Eng.: Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Medical Imaging, co-director of the Vision and Image Processing Research Group, associate professor in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo, and Chief Scientist at DarwinAI

This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Alexander Wong.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Professor elected VP of IEEE Nanotechnology Technical Council

John Yeow, a Waterloo systems design engineering professor, is the new VP of Educational Activities for the IEEE Nanotechnology Technical Council (NTC).

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Researchers target fake news with AI screening tool

Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have developed a new screening tool that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help fact-checkers identify false information online.

The system sets a new benchmark for accuracy in stance detection, a key area in efforts by scientists and engineers around the world to create fully automatic technology capable of detecting fake news.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Professor receives China’s top award for foreign experts

Keith Hipel, a systems design engineering professor, was recognized with the 2019 China Friendship Award this fall.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

3D scanner could increase accuracy of surgery

Researchers have created a new scanner that can improve everything from surgical procedures to our understanding of landslides.