News & Events

Data points way to more efficient, secure networks
Dr. Abdallah Shami and research team from OC2 lab at Western Engineering "use a database of 450 million data points to search for patterns and anomalies that could jam telecommunications services and compromise the intermediary servers." Read Western News for more details.

Western Space takes flight in successful launch
Dr. Jayshri Sabarinathan serves as one of the Associate Directors of Western Space-- a new multidiciplinary institute on campus with "a mission to send us into space and bring space down to earth." Read Western News for more details.

CARL revolutionizing audiology education
Former ECE Undergraduate student Rob Koch among Western Engineering graduates that worked in consultation with the National Centre for Audiology to develop CARL, the audiology patient simulator that is now being used all over the world. Read Western News for more details.

Student team takes research to new heights
Multidiciplinary research team including ECE Graduate Student Alexis Pascual "are part of the Western student-led High Altitude Balloon (HAB) Initiative that launched a vehicle from the Canadian Space Agency’s stratospheric balloon base in Timmins, Ont., in August." Read Western News for more details.

Ion Inculet Award Recipient for 2018
The ECE Department would like to extend congratulations to Riley Bloomfield, who is this year's recipient of the Ion Inculet PhD Award in Engineering. Professor Ion Inculet was born in Romania and immigrated to Canada in 1947. He was educated as an Electrical Engineer. He retired, after 47 years, from Western’s Faculty of Engineering, as Professor Emeritus. He was Director of the Applied Electrostatics Research Centre, and an internationally renowned Inventor (27 patents), Researcher, and Academician. Professor Inculet died in 2011 at the age of 90. Each year an outstanding Ph.D. candidate in Electrical & Computer Engineering is selected to receive this award in his memory.