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Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering Faculty

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

Associate Dean (Interim) and 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

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

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

Associate Professor

Akramul Azim, BSc, MSc, PhD (Waterloo)

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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