A new faculty member Melissa Greeff joins ECE Department!

We are pleased to welcome Melissa Greeff!
Posted on Sep 30, 2022

The ECE department is pleased to welcome a new faculty member, Melissa Greeff.

Successful John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) Award - Dr. Alexander Tait

Bringing quantum internet to the home with cryogenic silicon photonics
Posted on Sep 30, 2022

Dr. Alexander Tait is among five Queen’s researchers to receive research infrastructure funding from the Government of Canada through the Canada Foundation for Innovation and specifically the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF). His project, "Quantum internet to the home with cryogenic silicon photonics," will develop key building blocks from entangled photo light sources and single-photon detectors needed to access the more secure quantum internets.

The Annual Dean’s Scholars Reception

Honouring the students with the highest GPA in their discipline and the Faculty
Posted on Apr 12, 2022

Outstanding 4th Year Engineering Students Honoured at the Annual Dean’s Scholars Reception

New imaging method allows the capture of high-res and 3D images with applications in health care and diagnostics

Advancing microscopic imaging with Bijective Illumination Collection Imaging (BICI) method
Posted on Mar 28, 2022

ECE researcher Dr. Majid Pahlevani and collaborators at Harvard University discovered an new technique to enhance state-of-the-art microscopes, allowing an increase in image resolution, while also making 3-D microscopic imaging possible.

Dr. Jain and his research team has generated a real-world solution to efficiently capture solar power

On Jan. 26, Praveen Jain and team closed the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange in celebration of Queen’s spin-off SPARQ Corp. being listed
Posted on Mar 04, 2022

Dr. Jain reached a new milestone when his start-up company SPARQ Corp. went public through a listing on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV:SPRQ), after receiving $10 million financing through brokered private placement.

Dr. Zou has been appointed as Tier 1 Canada Research Chair

Congratulations Jenny on this outstanding achievement!
Posted on Jan 15, 2022

Dr. Ying Zou has been promoted from a Tier 2 to a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair. This prestigious honour recognizes outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields

MASC Student Eduardo "Eddie" Gasca Cervantes and Professor Wai-Yip Geoffrey Chan awarded the Best paper Award for IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) 2021

Congratulations to Eddie and Dr. Chan on this outstanding achievement!
Posted on Sep 28, 2021

Congratulations on winning the Best Paper Award for “LIME-Enable Investigation of Convolution Neural Network Performances in COVID-19 Chest X-Ray Detection” at the 2021 IEEE Canadian Conference of Electrical and Computer Engineering!

PhD Student Aditya Singh and Professor Carlos Saavedra awarded the Best Paper Award for IEEE CONECCT 2021

Congratulations to Aditya and Dr. Saavedra on this outstanding achievement!
Posted on Jul 21, 2021

Congratulations on winning the Best Paper Award for 15. Advanced Technology for Pioneering Applications at the IEEE CONECCT 2021- 7th EDITION of International Conference on Electronics, Computing and Communication Technologies!

Professor Jenny Zou's NSERC CREATE program is APPROVED!

Congratulations Jenny! Excellent work!
Posted on Jun 16, 2021

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is very pleased to share with you the wonderful news that Prof. Jenny Zou's NSERC CREATE program titled "A Training Program on the Development, Deployment and Servicing of Artificial Intelligence-based Software Systems" has been approved.

Professor Karen Rudie Awarded Golden Apple Award

Congratulations to Professor Karen Rudie for her Third Golden Apple!
Posted on Mar 31, 2021

The Golden Apple Award is a faculty award given by the Engineering Society which rewards professors who consistently demonstrate superior teaching abilities and concern for students on an individual level.

Decreasing the demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) through the use of interactive technology

Video call system to reduce PPE demand
Posted on Mar 12, 2021

Queen’s researcher Michael Greenspan, Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering, is running a pilot project at Belleville General Hospital that aims to upgrade the call button system with modern technology

The robot revolution and how it's changing jobs and businesses in Canada

The Conversation article by Dr. Joshua Marshall, Associate Professor of Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering
Posted on Mar 02, 2021

Modern-day robots are how artificial intelligence (AI) physically interacts with us, and the world around us. Although some robots resemble humans, most do not and are instead specifically designed to autonomously carry out complex tasks.

Congratulations to the first Mitchell Professors!

A transformational gift advances not only research in advanced technologies – such as in AI and robotics – but in how humans work together with these innovations for the betterment of society.
Posted on Feb 23, 2021

Assistant Professors Ali Etemad, Amy Wu, Joshua Woods, Matthew Robertsonthe, and Xiaodan Zhu are the five recipients of the newly created Mitchell Professorship, an initiative supported by Queen’s alumnus Bruce Mitchell to support research in intelligent systems engineering and applied artificial intelligence (AI).

Computer Engineering student and childhood friends launch a COVID-inspired monitor for public spaces

ACTIVII, "a low-profile, high-tech system for communicating cleanliness in real-time so employees know what's dirty and customers use what's clean.”
Posted on Jan 29, 2021

Queen’s Electrical and Computer Engineering student Alex Koch and childhood friends (students at Algonquin College and McMaster University) developed a table-top sensor for public spaces that communicates cleanliness in real time.

Dr. Alireza Bakhshai named IEEE Fellow

Prof. Bakhshai has been named a 2021 Fellow of The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
Posted on Jan 14, 2021

Dr. Bakhshai has been recognized for contributions to the development of synchronization techniques for power electronics converters.

2021 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering Comes to Queen's

Professor Praveen Jain receives the 2021 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering
Posted on Nov 25, 2020

The IEEE Board recognises Prof. Jain's achievement and commitment to IEEE and its mission of advancing technology to benefit humanity.

Prof. Yan-Fei Liu awarded a Queen’s University Research Excellence Prize

Posted on Oct 29, 2020

Recognizing research and scholarship at ECE Queen’s

Prof. Ning Lu awarded Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

Prof. Ning Lu awarded Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
Posted on Aug 18, 2020

Congratulations to the ECE’s Assistant Professor Ning Lu for receiving the Canada Research Chair, Tier 2 Award.

PhD Student Thomas Sears Receives the Prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship!

PhD Student Thomas Sears Receives the Prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship!
Posted on Jul 26, 2020

ECE is proud to announce Thomas as one of the six Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars at Queen's this year! He is doing his PhD at the department under the supervision of Prof. Marshall. Thomas was awarded his scholarship for his project titled "Distributed Simultaneous Localization and Mapping for Collaborative Guidance, Navigation, and Control of Multiple Mobile Robots on Mars." Congratulations to Thomas on this exciting achievement!

Power professor: 100 patents… and counting

Posted on Jul 23, 2020

Dr. Praveen Jain, an Electrical and Computer Engineering professor and researcher, has over 100 patents to his name. Testament to his prolific contributions to the advancement of power solutions for an evolving world, Dr. Jain’s patents span the whole range of the power electronics field.