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Crisis Centre

Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering Faculty

Min Dong, BEng, PhD (Cornell), PEng, SMIEEE

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Statistical signal processing for communications
  • Communication systems and networks
  • Broadband wireless access networks

Mikael Eklund, BSc, MSc, PhD (Queen's), PEng

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Autonomous Systems (Robotic vehicles, smart sensors for assisted living)
  • nonlinear system identification and control
  • medical image processing
  • Health informatics
  • Pervasive and mobile computing

Hossam Gaber, PhD, P.Eng., FS Eng (TÜV Rheinland), CEM, Fellow RAMSP

Professor

Research topics:

  • • Resilient Smart Energy Grids and Micro Energy Grids Planning, Control, and Protection • Advanced Plasma Generation and Application on Fusion Energy • Advanced Safety and Control Systems for Nuclear Power Plants • Safety Engineering, Fault Diagnosis and Real Time Simulation • Risk-Based Energy Conservation, Smart Green Buildings • Process Systems Engineering of Energy and Nuclear Facilities, and Oil and Gas Production Plants

Ali Grami, BSc, MEng, PhD (Toronto), PEng, SMIEEE

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Satellite Communications and Systems Design
  • Digital Transmission Systems
  • Wireless Communications and Networks

Walid Morsi Ibrahim, BSc, MSc, PhD (Dalhousie), PEng, SMIEEE

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Smart Grid: Design, analysis, operation management and control
  • Signal Processing and data analytics of power systems
  • Automation, protection and management of power systems

Ramiro Liscano, BScEng, MScEng, PhD (Waterloo), PEng, SMIEEE

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Pervasive and Mobile Computing (Service Discovery and Security Management)
  • Distributed Computing (Peer-to-peer, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures, GRID Services)
  • Sensor Networks (Interoperability between wireless and Internet-based sensing)

Lixuan Lu, BES, MES, PhD (Western)

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Networked control systems
  • Nuclear reactor instrumentation and control
  • Risk-informed maintenance
  • Probabilistic safety assessment
  • Reliability

Qusay Mahmoud, BSc, MCS, PhD (Middlesex, UK)


Professor

Research topics:

  • software systems
  • web engineering
  • mobile computing
  • engineering education

Masoud Makrehchi, BSc, MSc, PhD (Waterloo)

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Social Computing and Human Computation
  • Mining Social Media and Social Networks
  • Text and Data Mining
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning,
  • Recommender Systems
  • Applications of Data Mining in Software Engineering

Ruth Milman, BASc, MASc, PhD (Toronto)

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Systems Control Theory
  • Model Predictive Control Systems
  • Optimization
  • Nonlinear Control
  • Constrained Systems
  • Control Systems

Shahryar Rahnamayan, BSc, MSc, PhD (Waterloo), PEng, SMIEEE

Department Chair and Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Software Engineering
  • Machine Intelligence
  • Opposition-Based Computation
  • Metaheuristics
  • Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Parallel Processing
  • Multi-Objective and Large-Scale Optimization
  • Simulation of Discrete and Continuous Systems

Jing Ren, BSc, MSc, PhD (Western), PEng

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Haptics and virtual reality
  • robotics and control
  • image processing
  • soft computing

Shahram ShahbazPanahi, BSc, MSc, PhD (Sharif, Iran), PEng

Professor

Research topics:

  • Array processing
  • Co-operative communications
  • Detection and estimation
  • Dynamic spectrum access
  • Smart antennas
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Wireless communications


Vijay Sood, BSc, MASc, PhD (Bradford, UK), PEng, FIEEE, FEIC

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • HVDC and FACTS Controllers for Power transmission systems
  • Modeling of Power electronics converters using EMTP RV
  • Control and protection of power systems using AI techniques

Ying Wang, BEng, MASc, PhD (Waterloo), PEng

Associate Professor and ECSE Graduate Program Director

Research topics:

  • RF/Microwave Engineering
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Millimetre-Wave Technology
  • Computational Electromagnetics
  • Satellite and Wireless Communications
  • Radio Wave Propagation Modeling for Wireless Communication Systems

Mohamed Youssef, BASc, MASc, PhD (Queen's), PEng, SMIEEE

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Propulsion Systems for the Automotive and Railway Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) for the Automotive and Railways Traction Substation Design
  • Planning, and Commissioning, Power Electronics Applications for the Information Technology
  • Power Electronics Applications in Renewable Energy Resources
  • Power Systems Operation and Stability

Ying Zhu, BSc, MSc, PhD (Toronto)

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Overlay networks
  • Peer-to-peer networks
  • Application-layer data dissemination
  • Quality-of-service

Sheldon Williamson

Professor and NSERC Canada Research Chair in Electric Energy Storage Systems for Transportation Electrification

Research topics:

  • Autonomous Mobility/Transportation
  • Batteries
  • Charging, Electric Energy Storage Systems
  • Electric Machines
  • Motor Drives
  • Power Electronics
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Transportation Electrification

Akramul Azim, BSc, MSc, PhD (Waterloo), PEng, SMIEEE

Assistant Professor

Research topics:

  • Real-Time Systems
  • Embedded Software
  • Safety-Critical Systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Software Verification and Validation

Langis Roy, PhD, PEng

Professor and Dean of Graduate Studies

Khalid Elgazzar, BSc, MSc, PhD (Queen's)

Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Internet of Things

Research topics:

  • Internet of things
  • Ubiquitous computing
  • distributed systems
  • context-aware and self-adaptive systems
  • mobile
  • cloud services.