Electrical and Computer Engineering
Discovery Grants back 75 research projects

Discovery Grants back 75 research projects

Seventy-five university research projects across seven faculties received more than $13.8 million in Discovery Grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Big data project lights path to energy savings

Big data project lights path to energy savings

Western researchers are charged up over the use of big data to help utility providers untangle the complexities of consumer energy demand across the country while also planning for a greener future.

Data point way to more efficient, secure networks

Data point way to more efficient, secure networks

Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Abdallah Shami uses a database of 450 million data points to search for patterns and anomalies that could jam telecommunications services and compromise the intermediary servers.

Students land project – after a lost year

Students land project – after a lost year

One year ago today, a team of Western graduate students launched a high-altitude balloon (HAB) 20 km into space with the lofty goal of studying the Earth’s stratosphere. The launch was a success. The retrieval not so much – at least until last week.

Four nab Strategic Partnership Grant

Four nab Strategic Partnership Grant

Four Western research projects recently shared in more than $2 million in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Strategic Partnership Grants, the funding body has announced.

Can you imagine that? And more.

Can you imagine that? And more.

Come and internalized the mind-blowing powers of Mary Poppins – and more – when Aleksander Essex takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Pilot program fills gaps in researcher training

Pilot program fills gaps in researcher training

In a political climate where division seems to be the norm and facts debatable, Western has gathered a group of 20 researchers to build rapport among each other whiling polishing the skills necessary to be global thought leaders.

Expert: E-voting no way to run a democracy

Expert: E-voting no way to run a democracy

Take it from an engineer. You don’t want technology to fulfill a need other than the need you’re building that technology for – especially if democracy is at stake.

Moonlite brings bright idea to night-night

Moonlite brings bright idea to night-night

A night-time ritual that began as a shadow-puppet theatre between a mother and daughter has transformed into a medley of storybook favourites playing out on ceilings across North America.

New tech may benefit Parkinson’s sufferers

New tech may benefit Parkinson’s sufferers

A new prototype for wearable tremor suppression gloves has a team of Western researchers believing real change is on the way for the more than 6 million people in the world afflicted by Parkinson’s disease.

Honour celebrates passion within professor

Honour celebrates passion within professor

Ask about his feelings being in the classroom. Ask about his teaching of hundreds of Western’s newest Engineering students. Ask what he thinks of life as a teacher. Quazi Rahman will respond without hesitation.

Jiang, Donoghue earn Top Immigrant honours

Jiang, Donoghue earn Top Immigrant honours

Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Jin Jiang and Room author Emma Donoghue, LLD'13, were named among the 8th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, along with several other artists, academics, entrepreneurs and champions of worthy causes. Presented by...

Awarding the top of the classroom

Awarding the top of the classroom

Five more professors can add their name to Western’s Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching list, co-presented by the University Students’ Council, The Bank of Nova Scotia and the university’s Alumni Association. Honoured as the best in the classroom this year...