Alexander Wong, Canada Research Chair in the field of artificial intelligence, Chao Jin, research professor in Systems Design, and Jason Deglint, PhD student in Systems Design, along with research collaborators Prof. Monica Emelko and research associate Maria Mesquita in Civil and Environmental Engineering has developed new artificial intelligence (AI) technology could make monitoring at water treatment plants cheaper and easier and help safeguard public health. This study has been published in Nature Scientific Reports, and mentioned in a number of media outlets.
Devinder Kumar, and Ph.D. student in Systems Design Engineering under the supervision of Alexander Wong, Canada Research Chair in the field of artificial intelligence, has found a better way to identify atomic structures, an essential step in improving materials selection in the aviation, construction and automotive industries. The findings of the open-access study, published in the journal Nature Communications, could result in greater confidence when determining the integrity of metals. Read more
A new discovery for a biomedical microscopy that can image into tissues to visualize absorbing structures is pioneered by a Systems Design Engineering professor. Dr. Parsin Haji Reza and his colleagues recently reported their work in Optica. By taking advantage of photoacoustic initial pressures, a functional all-optical non-contact optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy is reported at depths beyond the optical transport mean-free-path of the excitation wavelength. The proposed method is capable of providing optical resolution images to depths of 2.5mm.
"There are many unsolved problems in robotics, and many opportunities for collaborations between like-minded researchers in Ontario and China," says Dr. John McPhee, Professor and Canada Research Chair in System Dynamics at the University of Waterloo, and one of the workshop presenters. [Read more]
When most people think of wearables, they typically think of wristband monitors and smartwatches. But there’s also things like “smart shirts,” actual garments that contain sensors for heart rate, breathing, and motion.
Systems Design Engineering professor Alexander Wong and the students at the Vision and Image Proccessing Research Group gives a tour to showcase their research and technologies to the Honorable Navdeep Bains, the Federal Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.