Students demo apps to change your life

April 26, 2013 New mobile applications developed at University of Toronto could change the way we treat addiction, teach kindergarteners, and even how we experience a night at the theatre. Students from Professor Parham Aarabi’s Mobile Applications Lab and Professor Jonathan Rose’s interdisciplinary app design class demonstrated nine new Android and iPhone apps at a… Read more »

Alumni welcome ECE class of 1T3 to the club

April 5, 2013 ECE alumni, faculty and staff congratulated the class of 1T3 on their tremendous accomplishments at a reception on Friday, April 5, 2013. Department chair Professor Farid Najm hosted the event, and alumnus Somen Mondal (CompE 0T2) welcomed the graduating class into the club of more than 10,000 ECE alumni around the world. Many students… Read more »

Next generation of inventors lights up Design Fair

April 5, 2013 Mind-controlled computing, an app for diversifying your stock portfolio, a new chip that could one day revolutionize airport security—these were just a few of the futuristic concepts brought to life by enterprising fourth-year undergraduate students at University of Toronto’s Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. More than 100 projects debuted over… Read more »

Sargent group secures $3.4M in Ontario Research Funding

March 15, 2013 Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation Reza Moridi announced $35 million in matching funding from the Ontario Research Funding for University of Toronto researchers, including ECE professor Ted Sargent. Sargent’s group secured $3.4 million for research into nanomaterials for energy. The funding matches grants announced by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)… Read more »