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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
July 25, 2016

Canadian Excellence


Faculty members from Physics & Computer Science at Laurier are a key participants in the Computational Science and Applied & Statistical Modelling (CSASM) seminar series as both series and topic coordinators.
Series Coordinators: Dr. Ilias Kotsireas (Physics & Computer Science) and Dr. Roderick Melnik (Mathematics)

Laurier is a founding member of the Shared Hierarchical Academic Research Computer Network; also see, SHARCNET @ Laurier. 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 Site Leader: Dr. Ilias Kotsireas (Physics & Computer Science); alternate: Dr. Marek Wartak (Physics & Computer Science)

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.
Laurier Representative: Dr. Hongbing Fan (Physics & Computer Science)

Laurier is a member of the System-on-Chip Research Network (SOCRN) that provides students and researchers with tools and technical support for designing complete systems on a single chip.
Laurier Representative: Dr. Hongbing Fan (Physics & Computer Science)

Graduate students are involved in research of networking technologies at the Department of Physics & Computer Science. Masters students make use of OPNET products to aid in their research topic by simulating complex network scenarios and devices, conducting network performance measurement, and performing comparative analysis on networking protocols and technologies. See Using OPNET in Carrier Ethernet Design and Simulation.