Electrical and Computer Engineering
Training tool to aid in better ear disease diagnoses

Training tool to aid in better ear disease diagnoses

Sometimes, as a team of Western students can attest, it takes a new set of eyes on a problem to find a solution for the ears. The five-person team, including four Western students and an alumnus, created a winning commercialization plan for OtoTrain, a 3D digital...

Four nab Strategic Partnership Grants

Four nab Strategic Partnership Grants

Four Western research projects recently shared in nearly $2 million in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Strategic Partnership Grants, the funding body announced last week. The goal of the grants is to increase research and training...

Pak: Hack Western brings top student tech minds together

Pak: Hack Western brings top student tech minds together

Hundreds of voices rang in my ears as I squeezed by throngs of people at the Hack Western 1 Project Expo last year. The Mustang Lounge was filled with rows of tables, where teams stood with their laptops and phones to show off what they’d made this past weekend. My...

Kickstarter campaign eyes gaming future

Kickstarter campaign eyes gaming future

Imagine playing Super Mario Bros. or Super Monkey Ball, but instead of following the action on a screen, you are part of the action, immersed in the landscape. If you liked the above mentioned platform games, you’ll love MushroomBallVR. But first, the new virtual...

Jiang earns nuclear industries honour

Jiang earns nuclear industries honour

Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Jin Jiang was recently awarded the 2015 Harold A. Smith Outstanding Contribution Award, presented by the Canadian Nuclear Association and Canadian Nuclear Society, for his contributions in instrumentation and control for...

Researchers earn Medical Devices paper award

Researchers earn Medical Devices paper award

A team of Western and Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics (CSTAR) researchers have received the 2014 Best Paper Award of the Journal of Medical Devices, published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for their paper, A Dual-Arm 7-DOF...

Research teams backed with nearly $20 million

Research teams backed with nearly $20 million

Western and Lawson Health Research Institute researchers recently received a financial boost from the Government of Ontario as 20 projects are now being backed by the Ontario Research Fund (ORF).

Nursing thesis tops September downloads

Nursing thesis tops September downloads

According to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Western’s Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository had 38,534 full-text downloads and 162 new submissions posted in September. The five most popular theses were: Barriers to Education in Homeless...