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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

Chair and 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)

Assistant 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

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

Assistant 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

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

Mohamed El-Attar , BEng, PhD (Alberta), SMIEEE

Associate Professor

Research topics:

  • Use Case Modeling
  • Software Requirements Engineering
  • Software Processes
  • Secure Requirements Engineering
  • Empirical Experimentation and Evaluation
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Model Transformation
  • Systematic Evaluation of The Cognitive Effectiveness of Visual Languages

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