News 2016

Happy Holidays from FSC Lab ! (Dec. 2016)

The FSC Lab Celebrates the Holiday at Asian Legend ! This year we are joined by previous alumni and visiting scholars of FSC community. As the highlight of the night, the dinner was finished with the Secret Santa gift exchange. FSC lab members and Professor Liu thank everybody for celebrating with us and wish our friends a happy holiday.

The picture on the left was taken at the end of the event with everybody showing the present they received !

Meeting with Parliament Committee on UAV Regulations (Dec. 2016)

On December 6, 2016, Professor Hugh Liu was invited to appear before the Standing Committee of Transportation, Infrastructure and Communities (TRAN), House of Commons, on “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Regulations”. Professor, as an individual witness, gave his input on UAV research and development in Canada. The minutes of this proceeding can be found on the Parliament of Canada website by clicking here.

Congratulations on Yasir Graduating ! (Nov. 2016)

The FSC Lab members congratulation Yasir Malang for successfully completing his MASc degree at UTIAS. His convocation was held on November 2016. 

Accompanying him together in this picture are Professor Liu (Left) and his father, Mr. Malang (right).

Quoted by the Star ! (Oct. 2016)

Professor Liu has been quoted in the Toronto Star business article “Local company flies drones over Waterloo”, written by Francine Kopun. Professor Liu shared his visions and expertise on the practicality of an UAV delivery system with the reporter. The full article was published on October 8th 2016 and is available on the Toronto Star Website (Please Click: – “Local company flies drones over Waterloo”).

Dr. Lyu’s Farewell & New Students Welcome Event (Sept. 2016)

The FSC Lab farewells with post-doc fellow, Dr. Pin Lyu (Left 1), as he completes his one-year fellowship with UTIAS. We wish him all the best on his career back home.

Also, the FSC Lab welcomes its 4 new members. PhD Candidate Longhao Qian and MASc Candidates: Joshus Furtado, Kelvin Wu and Yih Tang Yeo.

FSC Alumni Reunion (July 2016)

Several FSC “Alumni” – previous visiting scholars – gathered at Chinese Control Conference in Chengdu China.

From left: Dr Bo Zhu of UESTC and his wife Ms Mo, Prof. Dan Wang of Dalian Maritime U, Hugh Liu, Dr . Baoqing Yang of HIT, Ms Yang, wife of Dr Zhan Li of HIT, Mr Xue, Dr Zhu’s student.

Group event: baseball night ! (May 2016)

Congratulations to Marinela and Wen on their impressive research presentations at the AIAA 2016 SciTech Forum and Exposition

Congratulations to Zhongjie on completing his excellent research presentation at the 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control!