2009 News Archives

Dec. 21, 2009
IEEE FELLOW APPOINTMENT
Congratulations to visiting professor, E. Cetin.
Dec. 1, 2009
RYERSON ENGINEERING COMPETITION 2010
Students have a chance to win over $6,000.
Nov. 19, 2009
Awards 2009
A photo album of the 2009 Student Academic Achievement Awards ceremony held on Nov. 19th at Oakham House. Award Recipients: Pictures and QuotesPROGRAMME
Nov. 18, 2009
SOCIETY DISTINGUISHED LECTURER
Congratulations to L. Guan.
Oct. 28, 2009
SAFETY ALERT: CONSTRUCTION
Everyone is urged to be extra careful when crossing Church St. during the ongoing construction.
Oct. 27, 2009
MEMS MICRO-MIRRORS
E. Law's MEMS research project involved designing a two-dimensional array of micro-mirrors used as optical switches.
Sep. 28, 2009
A. HUSSEIN FEATURED IN METRO
A. Hussein and his research on lightning was featured in the Metro newspaper.
Sep 22, 2009
DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES
Everyone is invited to the Distinguished Lecturer Series on Signal Processing scheduled for Sept. 24, Oct. 27, Nov. 5, and 19, 2009.
Sep 18, 2009
POWER RESEARCH FUNDING AWARD
Congratulations to B. Wu and his team for the 290,000 award.
Sep 14, 2009
VICE PROVOST ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT
M. Zeytinoglu appointed Interim Vice Provost Academic.
Sep 13, 2009
IEEE PACRIM09 GOLD PAPER AWARD
Congratulations to S. Beheshti and M. Farzam for winning the Gold Paper Award at IEEE PACRIM09.
Sep 10, 2009
IEEE MILESTONE EVENT
A special session honouring Dr. John Hopps, inventor of the world's first external pacemaker.
Sep 7, 2009
EARLY RESEARCHER AWARD
Congratulations to V. Yang for the award given by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation.
Sep 3, 2009
COMPUTER NETWORKS PROGRAM JOINS DEPARTMENT
Computer Networks has formally become part of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering.
Aug 31, 2009
TELUS INNOVATION AWARD RUNNER-UP
Congratulations to V. Geurkov and his team.
Aug 11, 2009
"Plucking lightning from the sky"
A. Hussein's research on lightning strikes on the C.N. Tower mentioned in the Toronto Star.
Aug 5, 2009
NSERC I2I GRANT
Congratulations to X.P. Zhang on the funding award.
Jun 29, 2009
Faculty and Graduate Student Awards
Congratulations to faculty and graduate students who won.
Jun 11, 2009
Interim Associate Dean Appointment
S. Krishnan appointed Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs.
Jun 11, 2009
Errol Aspevig Award
Congratulations to S. Boctor, the inaugural recipient of the Errol Aspevig Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership. Update June 23: PHOTO ALBUM of the ceremony and reception.
Jun 5, 2009
ELCE Curriculum Innovations Competition Winner
James A. Smith and his team in the Robotics and Controls Undergraduate Course stream won the inaugural competition.
May 28, 2009
Interim Chair Appointment
D. Androutsos appointed Interim Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
May 19, 2009
GLOBECOM TUTORIAL
X. Fernando to deliver half-day tutorial at Globecom.
May 14, 2009
Innovator of the Year
Congratulations to N. Zargari for winning the Premier's Catalyst Innovator of the Year Award.
May 5, 2009
Open House Photo Album
A photo album of the annual departmental open house. University press coverage of the event.
May 4, 2009
25-Year Club
Congratulations to S. Karim and M. Mack for being inducted into the 25-Year Club.
Apr. 20, 2009
DESIGN PROJECT OPEN HOUSE
Everyone is invited to the annual open house on Apr. 30, from 3:30–7:30PM, where undergraduate students will demonstrate their final-year engineering design project.
Apr. 16, 2009
S. Boctor Retires as Dean
After 38 years of service to the university, S. Boctor retires as Dean of FEAS; M. Lachemi is appointed Interim Dean.
Apr. 15, 2009
GSA PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR
Congratulations to A. Anpalagan for winning the ELCE Graduate Student Association Professor of the Year Award.
Apr. 7, 2009
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING OPEN HOUSE
On Thursday April 9, from 2:30–4PM, the Department will be hosting the Open House for first-year Biomedical Engineering BME 100 class. Photo album.
May 19, 2009
GLOBECOM TUTORIAL
X. Fernando to deliver half-day tutorial at Globecom'09 in Honolulu.
May 14, 2009
Innovator of the Year
Congratulations to N. Zargari for winning the Premier's Catalyst Innovator of the Year Award.
May 5, 2009
Open House Photo Album
A photo album of the annual departmental open house. University press coverage of the event.
May 4, 2009
25-Year Club
Congratulations to S. Karim and M. Mack for being inducted into the 25-Year Club.
Apr. 20, 2009
DESIGN PROJECT OPEN HOUSE
Everyone is invited to the annual open house on Apr. 30, from 3:30–7:30PM, where undergraduate students will demonstrate their final-year engineering design project.
Apr. 15, 2009
GSA PROFESSOR OF THE YEAR
Congratulations to A. Anpalagan for winning the ELCE Graduate Student Association Professor of the Year Award.
Apr. 4, 2009
SARNOFF SYMPOSIUM STUDENT PAPER PRIZE
T. Kuganeswaran wins second prize.
Mar. 30, 2009
ELCE Annual Report
2008–2009 ELCE annual report and faculty profiles excerpted from the FEAS annual report.
Mar. 2, 2009
Multimedia Research Funding
L. Guan receives $1.4M in renewed funding for Canada Research Chair in Multimedia and Computer Technology.
Feb. 22, 2009
iTunes U: Course Lectures on your iPod
Course lectures, beginning with ELE404, are now available for your iPod.
Feb. 5, 2009
Toronto Rehab Training Award
Congratulations to R. Javaheri for winning the 2008-2009 Toronto Rehab's Training Award for Students with Disabilities.
Jan. 5, 2009
Engineering Curriculum featured in The Institute
Curriculum co-developed by J. A. Smith, featured in the December 2008 issue of IEEE's The Institute. Two co-authored papers were among the winning entries.