George Shaker

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Adjunct Assistant Professor Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Faculty of Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging Waterloo, Ontario gshaker@uwaterloo.ca Mobile: (519) 498-5173

Bio/Research

Prof. George Shaker is an adjunct assistant professor at the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering as well as the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Waterloo. He also oversees wireless activities in the sensors and devices lab at the UW-Schlegel Res...

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Bio/Research

Prof. George Shaker is an adjunct assistant professor at the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering as well as the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Waterloo. He also oversees wireless activities in the sensors and devices lab at the UW-Schlegel Research Institute for Aging. Previously, he was with Research in Motion (BlackBerry). He was also with Georgia Institute of Technology. He has been the Principal Scientist and Head of Research at Spark Technology Labs (STL), since its founding in 2011. In 2017, George was selected by the office of the president of NSERC among a group of ten Canadian professors to discuss Canadian research advancement in the Internet of Things (IoT) area at the special NSERC-NRC-MOST meeting in Ottawa. In addition, prof. Shaker serves on the organizational committee of the French-Canadian Bioengineering School.

With more than ten years of industrial experience in technology, and about five years as an adjunct faculty member leading projects related to the application of wireless sensor systems for healthcare, automotives, and unmanned aerial vehicles, Prof. Shaker has many design contributions in commercial products available from startups and established companies alike. A sample list includes: COM DEV , Blackberry, Konka, DBJ, Enice, Spark Tech Labs, China Mobile, TriL, Bionym, Lyngsoe Systems, ON Semiconductors, Ecobee, Medella Health, NERV Technologies, Novella, Thalmic Labs (North), General Dynamics Land Systems, Tesla, General Motors, and Omron Technologies.


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