Paul Chow named Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada

March 4, 2013 Professor Paul Chow has been named a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) for exceptional contributions to engineering in Canada. He is one of five University of Toronto engineers to be honoured by the group.  Chow, a professor in The Edward S. Rogers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the… Read more »

ECE student repeats win at Photonics West conference

Haque’s paper, entitled ‘Femtosecond laser writing of lab-on-a-fiber: integrating interferometers and microfluidics,’ won in the session Frontiers in Ultrafast Optics: Biomedical, Scientific, and Industrial Applications XIII

Costas Sarris named 2013 Outstanding Young Engineer by IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society

February 28, 2013 ECE Professor Costas Sarris has been awarded 2013’s Outstanding Young Engineer Award by the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S), for his demonstrated excellence in early career contributions to microwave engineering. The award will be conferred at the Society’s awards banquet during the International Microwave Symposium the week of June 2-7,… Read more »

ECE student repeats win at Photonics West conference

March 1, 2013 Moez Haque took home first prize in his conference’s student competition for the second year running at Photonics West, the world’s leading biomedical optics, MEMs, photonics, and industrial laser conference and exhibition. Haque’s paper, entitled ‘Femtosecond laser writing of lab-on-a-fiber: integrating interferometers and microfluidics,’ won in the session Frontiers in Ultrafast Optics:… Read more »

Silicon Photonics Information Session

CMC Microsystems – U of T – IEEE Photonics Society Silicon Photonics: Tools and Technologies Available for R&D Date: Monday, February 25, 2013 Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Place: Claude T. Bissell Building (140 St. George St.), Room 205, University of Toronto Audience: Academic and industry researchers or R&D staff interested in learning about the silicon photonic technology… Read more »

Sargent Named Steacie Fellow

Ted Sargent wins Steacie Prize for Outstanding Young Canadian Researcher Terry Lavender Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Edward (Ted) Sargent is the winner of the 2012 Steacie Prize. Not only is Professor Sargent the fourth consecutive University of Toronto recipient of the prestigious award, but he’s ensuring the award stays in the family: last year’s… Read more »

Leon-Garcia AAAS Fellow

Al Leon Garcia honoured by American Association for the Advancement of Science   Professor Al Leon-Garcia The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has awarded the distinction of Fellow to 702 of its members this year.  These individuals have been elevated to this rank because of their efforts toward advancing science applications that… Read more »

Somen Mondal receives alumni award

ECE graduate, Somen Mondal 0T2 received the Faculty of Engineering’s Early Career Award at the annual alumni awards dinner on November 1, 2012.  This award recognizes a member of the Engineering class celebrating the 10th anniversary of its graduation.  The award is presented to an individual who has distinguished themself in the profession, the community,… Read more »

ECE Staff Receive U of T Excellence Awards

Fred Aulich, Mike Mehramiz and Bruno Korst of The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) were recognized as a team for their development of tutorials to teach ECE students electronic lab skills. The staff members, who support the undergraduate electronic teaching labs, noticed that ECE students were experiencing technical challenges… Read more »

U of T Engineering Launches $200-million Campaign

U of T Engineering Launches $200-million Campaign to Nurture Innovation and the Next Generation of Engineers September 17, 2012 U of T’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering kicked off their $200-million campaign with an ‘Afternoon of Engineering Innovation’ which showcased innovative, visionary and entrepreneurial ideas from students and faculty. The event, attended by more… Read more »