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  • Dr. Jamal Deen has achieved the highest level of excellence at McMaster - a Distinguished University Professorship. Congratulations Jamal!
  • Dr. Jamal Deen has been elected as member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. He becomes only the 11th Canadian to have received this honour. Congratulations!
  • In recognition of his "demonstrated leadership, innovative pedagogical practices, and distinctive commitment to advancing the improvement of teaching and learning", Tom Doyle has been selected as a 2015 Impact Fellow by the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (MIIETL). This award will support Tom's development of evidence-based high-impact educational innovations. Congratulations!
  • Striving for innovation through excellence, we have professors who are world-changers!
  • We are thrilled to announce that the winner of the Chancellor's Gold Medal this year is Dickson Wong (4th year Electrical & Biomedical Engineering). This award is granted to McMaster's undergraduate student in his or her final year who ranks highest in scholarship, leadership and influence. An outstanding achievement! Congratulations!!
  • Dr. Ali Emadi has been selected as the founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transaction on Transportation Electrification (TTE). This is the flagship journal of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Initiative.
  • The Faculty of Engineering has chosen Dr. Nicola Nicolici as "Distinguished Engineering Educator". Congratulations Nicola on this wonderful recognition!
  • Three Engineering professors have been recognized by the Faculty as "Distinguished Engineering Professors" - and two of these three are in ECE! Congratulations to Dr. Xiaolin Wu and Dr. Thia Kirubarajan!
  • We have some exceptional educators in our department! Based on the undergraduate teaching evaluations, the following instructors are on the Dean's Teaching Honour Roll: Dr. Shiva Kumar (Eng 2MM3), Dr. Max Wong (Elec Eng 4TK4), for 2 courses Dr. Nicola Nicolici (Comp Eng 3DQ5 and Comp Eng 4DS4), and both Dr. Steve Hranilovic and Dr. Xun Li for Elec Eng 4OI6. Congratulations to you all!
  • Dr. Shahram Shirani has been inducted as a Faculty Leadership Fellow under the Faculty of Engineering's new Faculty Leadership Program. Congratulations Shahram!

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  • Future students & their families are welcomed to campus for the annual campus-wide Open House "May @ Mac" on Sat May 9, from 10:00 - 4:00 ! ECE heartily invites visitors to drop in to meet us in ITB-A113. You'll easily find us in the very corner of campus - at Main St West & Cootes Drive.
  • ECE Expo (previously known as Poster Day) was a very exciting day for our department and the community at large. Congratulations to all 46 design project teams for all the great work! The top 3 winning teams in each category (Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical) can be found along with media and photographic coverage here.
  • The ECE Department is seeking outstanding candidates for two tenure-track faculty positions. One position is in the area of micro and nano systems, and the other is at the interface of electrical and biomedical engineering.
  • BioMed students: to register in Hlth Sci 2L03 or Hlth Sci 2LL3 you must register in Hlth Sci 1BS0 first.

  • 4th year Research Project Courses - students wishing to do individual research: if you want to take a research project course in one term you register for 4OJ4 in Term 1, or 4OK4 in Term 2; and if you want to do a project course in both terms you register for 4OJ4 & 4OH4. The prefix to this code is Elec Eng OR Comp Eng - depending on your program.
  • ECES (Electrical & Computer Engineering Society) and IEEE Student Branch (Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers) plan great activities for the academic year! Check them out! (links at right)
  • Interested in Robot Racing? Contact mcmaster.rr@gmail.com
  • The Faculty of Engineering's Formula Hybrid Car Team invites ECE students to join the team designing, building & racing the hybrid car. It'll look great on your CV! Please contact Sean at tagers@mcmaster.ca

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