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Research

Our faculty members conduct research in the areas of algorithms, graph theory, symbolic computation, computational algebra, reliable computing, quantum information processing, pattern recognition, photonics, chaos theory, and laser optics. They actively publish research papers in recognized journals and international conference proceedings.

Contact individual faculty members if you are interested in research or supervision opportunities.

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Faculty Research Interests

Maher Ahmed

Siu-Cheung Chau

  • Research Interests: dependable multi-computer networks, dependable computer systems, fault-tolerant broadcasting and gossiping algorithms, distributed databases, data mining.
  • Papers from DBLP
  • Papers from AMS MathSciNet

Hongbing Fan

  • Research Interests: reconfigurable switch modules and on-chip interconnection networks, logic synthesis, verification and testing, partition and routing problems in VLSI design, parameterized algorithms for vertex cover, dominating set, and path width problems, integer flow, decomposition, obstruction set and reconstruction problems in graph theory, mathematical modeling and optimization in operations research.
  • Papers from DBLP
  • Papers from AMS MathSciNet

Shohini Ghose

Angèle M. Hamel

Chính T. Hoàng

Alexei Kaltchenko

Ilias S. Kotsireas

Shaowen W. Song

Marek S. Wartak

  • Research Interests: laser modeling, semiconductor photonic device design and engineering in the area of bulk and semiconductor quantum well (QW) optical amplifiers.
  • Papers from DBLP
  • Papers from NASA ADS
  • University Research Professor, 2005-2006

Li Wei

  • Research interests: Optical filters, fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs), chromatic dispersion compensators, optical switches, fiber optics sensors, fiber lasers, and electromagnetic (EM) waves in nanotubes.
  • Papers from Google Scholar

Evgueni (Eugene) Zima

Nora Znotinas

  • Research Interests: FPGA rapid prototyping, embedded systems, computer architecture, microcontroller design, system-on-a-chip, robotics.

Research Centres

Research Collaborations

Affiliations

Laurier is a founding member of the Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computer Network (SHARCNET). High performance computer clusters at member universities and colleges are linked by a state-of-the-art fibre optic network to provide computing, visualization and networking resources for students, researchers, and industry partners doing computational research in critical areas of science, engineering and business.
Laurier SHARCNET Technical Support Analyst: Doug Roberts

Laurier is a member of CMC Microsystems a non-profit corporation that provides students and researchers with industry-calibre design resources, access to state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies, and support services for research in microelectronics (ICs and embedded system design and prototyping), microelectromechanical systems, microfluidics, photonics and optoelectronics. Through the CMC-supported National Design Network, Laurier participates in the Cadence University Software program which grants access to electronic design automation (EDA) tools for educational institutions.
Laurier Representative: Hongbing Fan

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E: choang@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x2613
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Angèle Hamel, Undergraduate Academic Advisor

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Hongbing Fan, Graduate Officer

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