News and Announcements
Prof. Teather Outstanding Faculty Graduate Mentor!
March 17th, 2021
Dr. Robert Teather is one of 7 individuals to receive the Outstanding Faculty Graduate Mentor award this year (among 50 faculty members nominated). This recognises the amazing mentorship provided by Prof. Teather in his supervising his graduate students. Way to go Rob!
Dr. Ashraf Matrawy recipient of FED Research Award
March 17th, 2021
Prof. Ashraf Matrawy is the recipient of the Faculty of Engineering and Design Research Award for 2021/22. This award recognises Professor Matrawy's quality of research and his research agenda. Congratulations Ashraf!
Dr. Omair Shafiq recipient of FED Teaching Excellence
March 10th, 2021
Prof. Omair Shafiq is the recipient of the Faculty of Engineering and Design Teaching Excellence Award for 2020/21. This award is offered by the faculty in recognition of his teaching and the innovation of his curriculum development. Well Done Omair!
Ria Akaiwa receives Betty Weiss Award
February 23rd, 2021
Ria Akaiwa, while acting as the graduate administrator, was nominated and won the Betty Weiss Memorial Award, as part of the Service Excellence Award (a specially selected award). Her dedication to the position and the many recommendations by students, staff, and faculty exemplify the appreciation of Ria's work and why she was selected above 400 nominees. Well Done Ria!
Prof. Yu recipient of Research Achievement Award
January 18th, 2021
Dr. Richard Yu is one of only ten Carleton researchers to receive the 2021/2022 Research Achievement Award. This is the second time Richard has been honoured with this award and with very stiff competition. Congratulations Richard!
Prof. Yu Recognised as Highly Cited Researcher
November 23rd, 2020
Dr. Richard Yu has been recognised by the Web of Science Group as one of the world’s most cited researchers in 2020 (Dr. Yu was also recognised last year as well). The Highly Cited Researchers list includes approximately 6,400 researchers from around the world whose research papers from 2009 to 2019 have ranked in the top 1 percent by citations. Congratulations Richard!
Prof. Wei Shi receives OCE-VIP Grant
November 12th, 2020
Dr. Wei Shi has received a $150K (total $305K) fund from OCE Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) grant for her project titled "M-MIMO Channel Estimation using Distributed Machine Learning and Edge Computing Technologies". Way to go Wei!
Dr. Wei Shi receives NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grant
November 4th, 2020
Dr. Wei Shi has developed a contact tracing app that uses Bluetooth technology to identify exposure to COVID-19 without collecting personal information. Dr. Shi received an NSERC Alliance Grant for her work on the app, which transmits an encrypted message that is received by nearby phones. The only information that is included is the date and time.
Danish Sattar (PhD) awarded Best Paper @ ISNCC
October 22nd, 2020
Danish Sattar (PhD SCE, 2020) and Professor Matrawy received the Best Paper Award at IEEE ISNCC. The award was granted to the paper 'Proactive and Dynamic Slice Allocation in Sliced 5G Core Networks' which allows for dynamic allocation of 5G network slices and helps mitigate co-residency attacks.
Dr. Shi's student receives Ericsson Fellowship
September 10th, 2020
Xiangyu (Johnny) Ma, supervised by Dr. Wei Shi has received an Ericsson Fellowship (selected out of many applicants) under the joint collaboration program between Ericsson and Carleton University. Congratulations Johnny, what an amazing achievement!
Feng Su, Finalist in SIGGRAPH 2020 TFF
August 25th, 2020
Feng Su, a PhD student supervised by Prof. Chris Joslin, was a finalist in the SIGGRAPH 2020 (the most prestigious Graphics Conference) Thesis Fast Forward competition. Congrats Feng for doing so well against some really fierce competition.
Prof. Joslin co-applicant on New Frontiers in Research Fund
March 31st, 2020
Prof. Joslin will be working with Prof. Hillary Maddin (PI) on a new project funded by the New Frontiers in Research Exploration fund. Prof. Joslin's part of the project will be to look at the feasibility of using deep learning to compare CT/MRI scans of amphibians to address questions in their evolution.
Prof. Shafiq and Teather awarded NSERC Engage projects
March 30th, 2020
Prof. Omair Shafiq will be working with Solana networks to improve the classification of encrypted network traffic and Prof. Teather is working with Toonrush to examine issues of perspective and point of view in virtual reality (VR) experiences. Congrats to you both!
Prof. Girouard wins Outstanding Young CS Researcher Prize
March 19th, 2020
Prof. Girouard has been awarded the CS-Can/Info-Can (the national Computer Science academic organization) for Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Prize for 2019 which recognizes faculty members at Canadian universities within 10 years of their PhD who have made significant contributions early in their academic careers, particularly to research.
Prof. Ashraf Matrawy award NSERC CRD grant with TELUS
March 3rd, 2020
Prof. Matrawy has received significant funding from TELUS and NSERC as part of the Collaborative Research and Development grants program for his work on secure network slicing for 5G services.