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Research Areas

Electrical and Computer

Biomedical and Intelligent Systems

The biomedical and intelligent systems group consists of five faculty members from the Department, two faculty members cross-appointed from the School of Computing, one faculty member cross-appointed from the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, and one faculty member cross-appointed from the Royal Military College.

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Communications

Communications at Queen's is synonymous with the development of the communications industry in Canada. The ECE building is named after Queen's Applied Science graduate Walter Light, who was a CEO of Northern Telecom (now Nortel). The Queen's radio station, CFRC, pioneered here in ECE in the 1920s, and is among the oldest broadcast radio stations in Canada.

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Computer and Software Engineering

The Computer and Software Engineering research group is actively engaged in cutting-edge research from computer architecture and systems to software engineering. Research areas in computer architecture and systems include system-on-chip design, multiprocessor architectures and applications.

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Microelectronics, Electromagnetics and Photonics

The activities of the microelectronics, electromagnetics and photonics research (MEP) group are directed at design, modelling, and testing of devices and systems for communication systems. The group has a strong focus in the design of high-speed electronics, with three members working in this area.

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Power Electronics
Power Electronics

The research in the Power Electronic area at Queen's university covers a broad range of applications, from power transmission (from generator to main distribution transformer), to alternative energy (such as fuel cells, solar power and wind power), to power consumption (such as communication power systems, computer power systems), all the way to power application-specific ICs (PASIC)

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