The faculty members of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering actively undertake leading-edge research over a broad spectrum of electrical, computer, and biomedical engineering including biomedical signal processing, bioinformatics, biosensors, computer architecture, computer networks, control systems, robotics, digital communications, digital signal processing, embedded systems, electromagnetics, integrated circuits, microsystems, multimedia, power electronics, power systems, wireless sensor networks, and wireless and optical communications.
Biophotonics and Bioengineering Lab
The research of the Biophotonics and Bioengineering Lab focuses on developing optical imaging and spectroscopy techniques for clinical diagnosis and therapeutic response monitoring within the context of translational research, which aims to merge biomedical engineering device development with clinical practice.
The laboratory is directed by Dr. Victor Yang.
Centre for Interactive Multimedia Information Mining
Center for Interactive Multimedia Information Mining (CIM2) is a research facility associated with Ryerson Multimedia Laboratory (RML). It offers a state-of-the-art virtual reality system (CAVE), with stereoscopic vision, and optical tracking for real-time interaction. The CIM2 aims to provide an operational link between engineering, life and technological sciences, as well as between research and industry.
Communications And Signal Processing Applications Laboratory
Communications and Signal Processing Applications Laboratory (CASPAL) focuses on research related to wavelets, filterbanks and time-frequency/ time-scale analysis, multimedia signal processing, bioengineering and bioinfomatics. The laboratory director is Dr. Xiao-Ping Zhang.
Computer and Network Security
The laboratory director is Dr. Truman Yang.
Location: EPH 443
Computer Networks Laboratory
Computer Networks Laboratory conducts research in the areas of traffic control and admission control in resilient packet ring technology, proportional differentiation, IP routing, QoS, traffic engineering, overlay and content distribution. The laboratory director is Dr. Bobby Ma.
Location: EPH 402
Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory
Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory designs and develops algorithms in non-linear, medical and adaptive image processing, texture segmentation, character recognition, image and video coding and 3D computer vision.
The laboratory is directed by Dr. Javad Alirezaie.
Dependable Autonomic Systems Laboratory
Dependable Autonomic Systems Laboratory focuses dependability and performance evaluation of distributed systems, software performance engineering, mathematical modeling using fault-trees, Markov models, Petri nets and layered queueing theory.
The laboratory director is Dr. Olivia Das.
Embedded and Reconfigurable Systems Laboratory
Embedded and Reconfigurable Systems Laboratory conducts research in adaptive reconfigurable platforms, automated high-level architectural synthesis of embedded systems, self-testing and self-restoration. The laboratory is co-directed by Dr. Vadim Geurkov and Dr. Lev Kirischian
Fiber Optic Communications and Sensing Laboratory
Fiber Optic Communications and Sensing Laboratory pursues active research in the area of fiber optic devices for high-speed broadband fiber communication, fiber optic sensing, fiber lasers and laser material processing.
The laboratory is directed by Dr. Xijia Gu.
Location: EPH 425
Field-Programmable Devices for High Performance Computing
The laboratory director is Dr. Andy Ye.
Integrated Circuits and Smart Systems
The Integrated Circuits and Smart Systems Lab explores novel design and silicon implementation of integrated circuits and systems for data communications over wire and wireless channels, bioelectronics, and passive wireless microsystems. The laboratory is co-directed by Dr. F. Mohammadi and Dr. K. Raahemifar.
Location: ENG 313
Laboratory for Electric Drive Applications and Research
Laboratory for Electric Drive Applications and Research conducts research in the areas of high-power converters and AC drives, renewable energy systems, flexible AC transmission systems, advanced controls and industrial applications.
The laboratory is directed by Dr. Bin Wu, David Xu and Dr. A. Yazdani.
Location: ENG327, EPH120
Laboratory for Systems, Software and Semantics (LS3)
for Systems, Software and Semantics (LS3) has an active and
fertile research culture and promote lively interdisciplinary research
within the areas of Software Engineering, Quality Engineering,
Semantic Web, Linked Open Data, and Knowledge Engineering. The
laboratory is directed by Dr. Ebrahim
Lightning Measurement Facility
Lightning Measurement Facility researches lightning-generated electric and magnetic fields by measuring lightning strikes on the CN tower using active antennae, and flash trajectories using a high frame-rate camera. The laboratory director is Dr. Ali Hussein.
Microsystems Research Laboratory
Microsystems Research Laboratory researches and provides advanced training on microsystems, embedded systems, MEMS, image sensors & systems, hardware-software co-design, and ASIC systems. The laboratory is co-directed by Dr. Gul Khan and Dr. Fei Yuan.
Multimedia and Distributed Computing Laboratory
Multimedia and Distributed Computing Laboratory focuses on distributed computing that provides infrastructure for the processing, indexing and retrieval of multimedia data and for the testing, analysis and design of fault-tolerant computing. The laboratory directed by Dr. Dimitri Androutsos.
Optimization Problems Research and Applications Laboratory
Optimization Problems Research and Applications Laboratory investigates the theory, implementation, application and development of advanced VLSI design techniques.
The laboratory director is Dr. Reza Sedaghat.
Power and Energy Analysis Research Laboratory
The PEAR Laboratory has been pursuing innovative research in analysis and optimization of power generation, transmission, and distribution systems; protection and stability of modern power systems; modeling and integration renewable energy resources, including wind and solar energy; Energy Storage; and management and consumption of bulk electricity. The PEAR lab currently has several active projects funded by utilities such as Hydro One, Powerstream and Toronto Hydro on Short Circuit Studies, Energy Storage, Renewable Generation Modeling, Distribution System Planning, etc. The laboratory director is Dr. Bala Venkatesh.
Location: ENG 403
Ryerson Comunications Laboratory
Ryerson Comunications Laboratory conducts active research in the areas of optical and wireless communications. Mainly signal processing for wireless communications, radio over fiber systems, wireless sensor networks and RFID, wireless for aerospace systems and communications for underground environments. The laboratory is co-directed by Dr. Xavier Fernando and Dr. Lian Zhao.
Ryerson Multimedia Research Laboratory
Ryerson Multimedia Research Laboratory is engaged in researching basic and applied aspects of multimedia processing. The applied research focuses on media indexing, coding, transmission and retrieval, and human computer interaction.
The laboratory is directed by Dr. Ling Guan.
Location: ENG426, EPH426
Signal Analysis Research Laboratory
Signal Analysis Research Laboratory has two main areas of focus: medical image and signal analysis research, which is undertaken by the miSAR team, and multimedia information and signal analysis research, which is undertaken by the MISAR team. The laboratory is directed by Dr. Sri Krishnan.
Signal and Information Processing Laboratory
Signal and Information Processing Laboratory conducts research in the broad areas of statistical signal processing and information theory, with focus on detection theory, learning from data, data denoising and compression for various applications such as hyperspectral imaging. The laboratory director is Dr. Soosan Beheshti.
Sensorimotor Processing and Integration for Rehabilitation, Adaptation and Learning Lab
Sensorimotor Processing and Integration for Rehabilitation, Adaptation and Learning Lab investigates VR tools to assist the elderly and impaired, studies the human balance control system and models human adaptation & learning. The lab includes the Biomedical Robotics and Rehabilitation Group (BioRRG). The laboratory is directed by Dr. K. McConville
Location: EPH 237
The Wireless Communications and Networking Laboratory
The Wireless Communications and Networking
Laboratory is comprised of the WAN & MoWIN labs exploring
wireless communications at the four layers: physical, data-link,
network, and transport. The laboratory is co-directed by
Dr. Alagan Anpalagan and
Dr. Muhammad Jaseemuddin