News archive - September 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Systems Design Engineering professor joins Order of Canada

Keith Hipel, a longtime professor at Waterloo Engineering, was formally invested last week into the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest honours.

Hipel was made an officer of the Order, a rank that recognizes national service or achievement, by Governor General Julie Payette during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Systems Design Professor Named Royal Society of Canada Member

Prof. Alexander Wong of Systems Design Engineering has been named a Member of the Royal Society of Canada. He is a renowned scientist and engineer whose contributions to artificial intelligence, computer vision and biomedical engineering have had profound impacts on his field. His groundbreaking innovations include computational imaging systems and tissue-scanning techniques for cancer detection, coded hemodynamic imaging technology for blood flow monitoring, and important new concepts for operational artificial intelligence in areas such as explainable and scalable deep learning.