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Catherine Rosenberg, FIEEE, FCAE

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                  P. Rosenberg

Prof. Catherine  Rosenberg


Tier 1 Canada Research Chair

in the Future Internet



Research on
Wireless Networking
and Energy Systems

Email: cath at ece.uwaterloo.ca

Phone: 519-888-4510
Fax: 519-746-3077
Office:  EIT 3139 


NEWS:
  • Sept. 2017:
    • Keynote at the VTC workshop (WP8) on IoT on “The Uplink the New Frontier for IoT”, Toronto, Sept 2017.
    • Seminar at Columbia University on “Spec-Based Battery Modelling for Simulation and Optimization”, Sept 2017.
    • Seminar at New-York University on “Revisiting Downlink Scheduling in a Multi-Cell OFDMA Network”, Sept. 2017.
  • July 2017:
    • Media publication “Are smart meters delivering on their promise?”, (co-authored by L. Golab) published first by The Conversation (on July 4th, 2017) and then by the National Post (on July 5th, 2017).
  • June 2017:
    • Keynote Lecture, “Linking Storage to Renewable Energy Production: State of the Art and Applications”, Erasmus Energy Forum 2017, Rotterdam, June 2017.
    • Radio interviews for CBC Kitchener, Windsor, Thunder Bay and Ontario Morning and TV interview for CTV on our paper "Modelling weather effects for impact analysis of residential time-of-use electricity pricing".
    • Article in Blacklock's Reporter on the same paper on June 1st.
  • May 2017:
    • External Reviewer for the HDR thesis of Dr. Megumi Kaneko, University Paris-Sud, Paris, France.
    • Presentation at ICC (IEEE International Conference on Communications), Paris.
    • President of the "Young Scientist (CR2)" Recruiting Committee for INRIA, Rennes, France.
    • Member of the Site Visit Committee at the Centre for Future Networks and Communications, CONNECT, Trinity College, Dublin.
  • April 2017:
    • Seminar at Nokia Labs, Bangalore on "Efficient Loss-Aware Uplink Scheduling."
  • March 2017:
    • Presentation at WCNC, San Francisco.
  • December 2016:
    • Selected as one of the 2016 "10 women in networking/communications that you should KNOW" by the IEEE Communications Society.
    • Keynote: "The uplink, the new frontier" at the DNAC Conference, Paris, France.
    • External Reviewer and Jury Member for the PhD thesis of M. Coudron, University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France.
  • September 2016:
    • External Reviewer and Jury Member for the PhD thesis of F. Ben Jemaa, University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France.
    • Seminar at National Institute of Informatics-Tokyo, "Next Generation of Cellular Wireless Networks".
    • Started my sabbatical at the Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6 (LIP 6) in the PHARE team at the University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France.
  • July 2016:
    • Seminar at INSA de Lyon, "Next Generation of Cellular Wireless Networks: Some Preliminary Results on QoE Consistency and Multiple Cell Selection".
    • External Reviewer and Jury Member for PhD thesis of T. Braud, ENSIMAG, Grenoble, France.
    • "Agence Nationale de la Recherche" evaluation panel for the "Instituts de Convergence".
  • June 2016: ACM e-energy in Waterloo. Moderate panel on research to practice.
  • April 2016:
    • Our Brief entitled "Integration of Renewable Generation and Elastic Loads into Distribution Grids" is in press.
    • Seminar at University of California at San Diego, "Impact of Backhaul Limitation on User Scheduling in a Heterogeneous Cellular Network".
  • December 2015:
    • Elected member of the Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the IEEE, (effective 1 January 2016 through 31 December 2018).
  • October 2015:
    • Seminar at McGill University, "Joint Optimal Design and Operation of Hybrid Energy Storage Systems".
  • August 2015:
    • Seminar at University of California at Berkeley, "Joint Optimal Design and Operation of Hybrid Energy Storage Systems".
    • Seminar at University of California at Los Angeles, "Impact of Backhaul Limitation on User Scheduling in a Heterogeneous Cellular Network".
    • Seminar at California Institute of Technology, "Joint Optimal Design and Operation of Hybrid Energy Storage Systems".
  • July 2015: Best Paper Award for the paper entitled "Day-Ahead Dispatch of Distribution Feeders Considering Temporal Uncertainties of PEVs", at the Power Tech 2015 conference, Eindhoven,, July 2015.
  • April 2015: Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the French Technological Research Institute Saint Exupery dedicated to embedded technologies.
  • Dec. 2014: Seminar at Huawei Lab, "Impact of Backhaul Limitation on User Scheduling in a Heterogeneous Cellular Network", Paris.
  • Oct. 2014: TPC co-Chair, 27th International Teletraffic Congress, Ghent, Belgium, Sept. 2015.
  • August 2014: Member of the Electrical & Electronic Engineering Panel of the University Grants Committee of HongKong for the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2014.
  • May 2014: President of the Scientific Advisory Board of the French Technological Research Institute B<>COM dedicated to digital technologies.
  • May 2014: Seminar at University of California at Berkeley, "Energy Storage for Regulation: An Analysis?", Berkeley.
  • July 2013: Keynote at the "Colloquium Rennais des Sciences du Numerique", Rennes, France, July 2013.
  • June 2013: Elected Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
  • June 2013: Keynote at the 12th Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop, Ajaccio, June 2013.
  • May 2013: Best paper award for our paper entitled "Distributed Control of Electric Vehicle Charging". ACM e-Energy Conference, Berkeley, May 2013.
  • Jan. 2013: President of the Scientific Board of the Orange Group (formerly France-Telecom). Ended July 2015.
  • Regarding my research activities on Smart Grids, please check the website for the "Information Systems and Sciences for Energy" Laboratory co-founded with Prof. Keshav from Computer Science.
  • We have developed HomeNet Profiler to understand better the configuration of home networks. Please try it!
  • Feb. - April 2013: Visiting Professor (while on sabbatical) in the EECS Dept. at the University of California at Berkeley.
  • Dec. 2012: Participated in the panel  on "End Users and Flexible Demand" at IEEE Smart Grid World Forum, Geneva.
  • Nov. 2012: Best paper award for our paper entitled "Distributed Control for Reducing Carbon Footprint in the Residential Sector" at the symposium of "Demand Side Management, Demand Response, Dynamic Pricing" in the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm 2012).
  • May 2012 - Dec. 2012: Visiting Professor (while on sabbatical) at the the Laboratory of Information, Network and Communication Sciences (LINCS), Paris, France.
  • May 2012: I am part of the European Network of Excellence in Internet Science. More information can be found here.