OTTAWA, Oct. 28 -- The Canada Foundation For Innovation has awarded Carleton University a $344,446 grant to establish a computer facility for research in photonics, robust data mining, and combinatorial information theory. This "state-of-the-art computer facility" will be headed by faculty members David Amundsen, Brett Stevens and Matias Salibian-Barrera, who will research fiber optic communication, robust data mining and network and software reliability, respectively.
Carleton also announced it has joined Alcatel's Research Partner Program, "a global initiative designed to foster technological innovation through strategic research relationships." Carleton will work closely with Alcatel's Ottawa Research & Innovation (R&I) Center, established this year "in order to leverage the region's recognized leadership in telecommunications networking."
Other members of the Alcatel Research Partner Program are: in the US, Microelectronics Center of North Carolina, Sarnoff Institut, and University of Texas, Dallas; in Europe, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique, Groupe des Ecoles de Telecom, Heinrich-Hertz Institut and University of Stuttgart.
For more information, visit: www.carleton.ca