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Contact:

Dr. Winnie Ye, P.Eng., SMIEEE

Office: MC3074

Mailing address:
Canada Research Chair (Tier II) and Associate Professor
Department of Electronics, ME5170
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

Chair, IEEE Ottawa Chapter
Chair, IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Ottawa Chapter

Tel: (613) 520 2600 x8395
Fax: (613) 520 5708
winnie DOT ye AT carleton.ca


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Welcome to the Silicon Micro/NanoPhotonics Group!

Dr. Winnie Ye is a Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Nano-scale IC Design for Reliable Opto-Electronics and Sensors. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics at Carleton University. Her expertise is in silicon photonics and its applications in telecommunications, data communication, biophotonics, and renewable energy. Dr. Ye received her B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University. She then studied Photonics and received her M.A.Sc. and Ph.D degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto and Carleton University, respectively. She then joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University as a NSERC postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Ye returned to Carleton as a faculty member in 2009. She is the recipient of MRI's Early Researcher Award (ERA) in 2012, and the Research Achievement Award from Carleton University in 2013. Recently, she won the 2018 IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Inspiring Member Award, the 2018 Engineering Medal for Research and Development from the Ontario Professional Engineers (PEO), as well as the PEO Ottawa Chapter's 2018 Engineering Excellence Award. Dr. Ye has been the elected Chair of the IEEE Ottawa Section since January 2019, and the Chair of the IEEE WIE Ottawa Chapter since 2012.

Research interests:

Silicon-based micro- and nano-photonics and applications in 4 key application areas: telecommunications, data communications, sensing, and solar photovoltaics:



More details can be found at the link to my Research page.


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