PhD Candidate Malek El Kouzi Published for Upcoming HCII 2021 Conference
July 7th, 2021
CSIT PhD candidate Malek El Kouzi recently published a paper for the upcoming 23rd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Read Malek's paper, "FLCARA: Frog Life Cycle Augmented Reality Game-Based Learning Application" via the link below. Congratulations, Malek!
Three CSIT Faculty Members Promoted on July 1st
July 5th, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Wei Shi on her promotion to Full Professor, and to Drs. Omair Shafiq and Rob Teather on their promotions to Associate Professors! We are grateful to have such dedicated academics as professors at CSIT. Keep up the excellent work!
Profs. Shafiq & St-Hilaire Awarded the Ericsson Partnership Project
June 23rd, 2021
Dr. Omair Shafiq and Dr. Marc St-Hilaire have each been awarded with an Ericsson Partnership Project! The Ericsson-Carleton Partnership collaborates to research novel solutions to address real-world industry solutions with Ottawa's top talent. Congratulations, Prof. Shafiq & Prof. St-Hilaire!
Carleton Ranks 3rd in Canada and 19th Globally for Telecommunications Engineering
June 10th, 2021
According to the 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, Carleton ranks 3rd in Canada and 19th globally in telecommunications engineering! CU's rank has dramatically risen over the last few years, ranking between 51-75 (2017), 40th (2018), 33rd (2019), and 27th (2020). Great work, CU!
Dr. Omair Shafiq Recipient of SOPI Fund!
June 9th, 2021
Prof. Omair Shafiq, in collaboration with the uOttawa's Dr. Burak Kantarci, is a recipient of the Shared Online Projects Initiative (SOPI) to fund a bimodal/HyFlex course for Fall 2021. Congratulations and excellent work, Omair!
Prof. Teather Outstanding Faculty Graduate Mentor!
March 17th, 2021
Dr. Robert Teather is one of 7 individuals to receive the Outstanding Faculty Graduate Mentor award this year (among 50 faculty members nominated). This recognises the amazing mentorship provided by Prof. Teather in his supervising his graduate students. Way to go Rob!
Dr. Ashraf Matrawy recipient of FED Research Award
March 17th, 2021
Prof. Ashraf Matrawy is the recipient of the Faculty of Engineering and Design Research Award for 2021/22. This award recognises Professor Matrawy's quality of research and his research agenda. Congratulations Ashraf!
Dr. Omair Shafiq recipient of FED Teaching Excellence
March 10th, 2021
Prof. Omair Shafiq is the recipient of the Faculty of Engineering and Design Teaching Excellence Award for 2020/21. This award is offered by the faculty in recognition of his teaching and the innovation of his curriculum development. Well Done Omair!
Ria Akaiwa receives Betty Weiss Award
February 23rd, 2021
Ria Akaiwa, while acting as the graduate administrator, was nominated and won the Betty Weiss Memorial Award, as part of the Service Excellence Award (a specially selected award). Her dedication to the position and the many recommendations by students, staff, and faculty exemplify the appreciation of Ria's work and why she was selected above 400 nominees. Well Done Ria!
Prof. Yu recipient of Research Achievement Award
January 18th, 2021
Dr. Richard Yu is one of only ten Carleton researchers to receive the 2021/2022 Research Achievement Award. This is the second time Richard has been honoured with this award and with very stiff competition. Congratulations Richard!
Prof. Yu Recognised as Highly Cited Researcher
November 23rd, 2020
Dr. Richard Yu has been recognised by the Web of Science Group as one of the world’s most cited researchers in 2020 (Dr. Yu was also recognised last year as well). The Highly Cited Researchers list includes approximately 6,400 researchers from around the world whose research papers from 2009 to 2019 have ranked in the top 1 percent by citations. Congratulations Richard!
Prof. Wei Shi receives OCE-VIP Grant
November 12th, 2020
Dr. Wei Shi has received a $150K (total $305K) fund from OCE Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) grant for her project titled "M-MIMO Channel Estimation using Distributed Machine Learning and Edge Computing Technologies". Way to go Wei!
Dr. Wei Shi receives NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grant
November 4th, 2020
Dr. Wei Shi has developed a contact tracing app that uses Bluetooth technology to identify exposure to COVID-19 without collecting personal information. Dr. Shi received an NSERC Alliance Grant for her work on the app, which transmits an encrypted message that is received by nearby phones. The only information that is included is the date and time.
Danish Sattar (PhD) awarded Best Paper @ ISNCC
October 22nd, 2020
Danish Sattar (PhD SCE, 2020) and Professor Matrawy received the Best Paper Award at IEEE ISNCC. The award was granted to the paper 'Proactive and Dynamic Slice Allocation in Sliced 5G Core Networks' which allows for dynamic allocation of 5G network slices and helps mitigate co-residency attacks.
Dr. Shi's student receives Ericsson Fellowship
September 10th, 2020
Xiangyu (Johnny) Ma, supervised by Dr. Wei Shi has received an Ericsson Fellowship (selected out of many applicants) under the joint collaboration program between Ericsson and Carleton University. Congratulations Johnny, what an amazing achievement!