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Systems Design Professor Named Royal Society of Canada Member

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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. He is a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Medical Imaging, is the recipient of numerous awards, and holds six patents and 26 patent applications in the area of artificial intelligence and imaging.[Read more]