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ECE Professor Christophe Dubach and the Bank of Canada Model X Challenge

The proposal "Central Bank Digital Currency with Asymmetric Privacy", by Professor Christophe Dubach (ECE), and Professor Katrin Tinn (Desautels Faculty of Management) has been chosen as one of the top three proposals by the Bank of Canada for the Model X Challenge.

Published: 16 Feb 2021

Three ECE Students Receive Recognition from the Institute of Electric Power Engineering (IEPE)

Three ECE students were rewarded for their exceptional promise as future power engineers by the Institute of Electric Power Engineering (IEPE) at their annual scholarship award ceremony held virtually on December 4th, 2020. Saul Valery Cano (U4 Electrical Engineering) was a awarded the Schneider Electric Scholarship valued at $3000. Helene Ma Yang and Xavier Pellemans (both U4 Electrical Engineering) received one of the Jean-Jacques-Archambault prizes awarded by Hydro-Québec.

Published: 7 Dec 2020

ECE Administrative Officer Carolyn Curiale wins Principal’s Award

Congratulations to Carolyn Curiale, who was the 2019-2020 Award winner in the M & Excluded category for the Principal’s Award: Administrative and Support Staff. We are all very proud of Carolyn and are pleased to see her recognized for the contributions she has made to the Department and the Faculty.

Published: 1 Dec 2020

Team led by ECE professor Amin Emad wins Omics Data Against Cancer competition

Congratulations to Professor Amin Emad of ECE and his team, who won the Omics Data Against Cancer (ODAC) competition to develop AI models to predict response to drug combinations in poor-outcome cancer patients.

You can see the full article at https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/mcgill-teams-win-big-new-omics-cancer-competition-325933

Published: 27 Nov 2020

ECE Professors in the Fight Against COVID-19

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering is proud to introduce you to the Professors in our Department who are using their unique research skills and experience and adapting their work to made significant strides in COVID-19 research:

Published: 22 May 2020

Professor Benoit Boulet receives promotion

Congratulations to Professor Benoit Boulet in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, who was recently promoted to the position of Full Professor.  

Published: 25 Feb 2020

ECE Professors Selected Canada CIFAR AI Chairs, Tal Arbel and Christophe Dubach

Congratulations to Professors Tal Arbel and  Christophe Dubach who has just been named as two of the outstanding researchers to join the prestigious CIFAR AI Program, the goal of which is to "recruit and retain in Canada some of the world's leading researchers in AI and provide them with long-term, dedicated research funding to support their research programs, and to

Published: 11 Dec 2019

ECE Professor Tal Arbel in the news

ECE Professor Tal Arbel recently presented research at the “AI and the Future of Cancer Research” (From the Goodman Cancer Research Centre’s Public Lecture Series).

Professor Arbel spoke about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and specifically her research focus on computer vision, already showing clinical success in the fields of brain tumours and multiple sclerosis.

Published: 13 Nov 2019

Boris Vaisband, New ECE Assistant Professor

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering would like to introduce Boris Vaisband, Assistant Professor, joining us from the University of California, Los Angeles. Professor Vaisband obtained his PhD from the University of Rochester. He is joining the Integrated Circuits & Systems Group.

Published: 13 Nov 2019

ECE Welcomes Two New Assistant Professors

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering would like to introduce two new Assistant Professors:  Professor Marcello Colombino, Ph.D. ETH Zurich will be joining the Systems and Control Group, and Professor AJung Moon, PhD, University of BC will be joining the Intelligent Systems Group.  Please join us in welcoming them! 

Published: 5 Aug 2019

ECE Student Catherine Vanasse Grosdidier is awarded Governor General's Silver Medal

Congratulations to ECE Graduate Catherine Vanasse Grosdidier on being awarded one of the two Governor General's Silver Medal at this year's graduation ceremony. The Medal is bestowed upon the graduating student who obtains the highest academic standing in a Bachelor degree program across McGill.

Catherine completed her B.Eng (Honours) degree while also serving as the President of the ECE student society, ECSESS, (Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering Student Society).

Published: 27 Jun 2019

Professor Peter Caines named Distinguished James McGill Professor

Congratulations to ECE Professor Peter Caines, who was awarded the Distinguished James McGill Professor award, which recognizes outstanding and original late-career researchers of world-class caliber. A leader in his field, Professor Caines attracts excellent students and future researchers to McGill, carrying out leading-edge research.

Published: 26 Jun 2019

Professor Tal Arbel Addresses Plenary Sesson on Machine Learning in MRI

Professor Tal Arbel of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering spoke to the plenary session at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Conference (ISMRM 2019).  Erik L. Ridley (AuntMinnie Staff writer) wrote that "In her talk ... Arbel shared her group's work in developing machine-learning techniques for medical image analysis of large clinical trial MRI datasets, specifically for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)."

Published: 7 Jun 2019

McGill Software Undergrad Student Durham Abric Wins Award

Congratulations to Durham Abric (McGill SE undergraduate student) who won the Best Student Presentation award of the Mining Challenge track at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Mining Software Repositories! Durham presented the paper “Can Duplicate Questions on Stack Overflow Benefit the Software Development Community?”, which was based on his ECE design project with Oliver E. Clark and Matthew Caminiti (McGill ECE undergraduate students).

Published: 7 Jun 2019

Professor Shane McIntosh a "Rising Star" among Software Engineering Scholars

A recent study, “A bibliometric assessment of software engineering scholars and institutions (2010–2017)” has recognized Professor Shane McIntosh as a “Rising Star”, ranking him second for the 2015-2017 period, as well as among the top in terms of overall activity, journal activity and impact score (citations per paper per month). The full study can be found at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.10.029.

Published: 20 Nov 2018

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