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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
December 21, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

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.


Ahmed, Maher

Blackburn, James A.

  • Research Interests: theory and simulation of superconducting devices and circuits, chaotic dynamics in nonlinear systems including Josephson junctions and pendulums, and instrumentation
  • Funding: CFI, NSERC, OIT, Communications Security Establishment: DND (Ottawa)
  • Papers from NASA ADS
  • Papers from AMS MathSciNet
  • University Research Professor, 1995-1996

Chau, Siu-Cheung

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

Fan, Hongbing

  • 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
  • Funding: NSERC, WLU internal grants, partial funding from RGC HK
  • Papers from DBLP
  • Papers from AMS MathSciNet

Ghose, Shohini

Hamel, Angèle M.

Hoàng, Chính

  • Research Interests: graph theory and graph algorithms, efficient graph algorithms. The structure of perfect graphs and their use to design efficient algorithms.
  • Funding: NSERC
  • Papers from DBLP
  • Papers from AMS MathSciNet

Kaltchenko, Alexei

Kotsireas, Ilias S.

Song, Shaowen W.

Wartak, M.

  • Research Interests: laser modeling, semiconductor photonic device design and engineering in the area of bulk and semiconductor quantum well (QW) optical amplifiers
  • Funding: CFI, NSERC, SHARCnet, WLU internal grants
  • Papers from DBLP
  • Papers from NASA ADS
  • University Research Professor, 2005-2006
Wei, Li
  • Research interests: Optical filters, fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs), chromatic dispersion compensators, optical switches, fiber optics sensors, fiber lasers, and electromagnetic (EM) waves in nanotubes
  • Funding: NSERC
  • Papers from NASA ADS

Zima, Eugene V.

Znotinas, Nora

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