About UW-Stream

UW-STREAM (Underwater Sensing and Transmission using Electro-Acoustic Modems) is a cutting-edge research laboratory established in 2013. Our primary objective is to pioneer breakthroughs in underwater communication systems by advancing electronic technologies. Through collaborations with distinguished scientists and industry leaders on a global scale, we are driving innovation and shaping the future of ocean technology for generations to come. At UW-STREAM, we pride ourselves on fostering an inclusive work environment where diversity thrives. We believe in the power of teamwork and the value of different perspectives. By bringing together brilliant minds from diverse backgrounds, we encourage collaboration, creativity, and unique insights.


UW-STREAM is a collaborative laboratory that partners with industry to design next-generation electronics for subsea monitoring applications. Our scientific approach integrates theory and practice, enabling us to develop innovative solutions that address the challenges of the underwater world. As a member of UW-STREAM, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on signal processing techniques on embedded platforms and deploy systems in realistic underwater environments. We are supported by esteemed sponsors and industrial partners who provide state-of-the-art simulation and measurement tools, enabling us to push the boundaries of underwater electronics and pioneer advancements in subsea exploration. Join us at UW-STREAM and be part of shaping the future of underwater technology.

Our team

Meet Our Brilliant Minds: Unleashing Innovation and Advancing Research Together

Jean-Francois Bousquet
Parisa Rangraz
Post-doctoral fellow
Mojgan Hotkani
Post-doctoral fellow
Odette Bakam
Post-doctoral fellow
Yousef Abu Baker
Student, PhD
Ehsan Malekshahi
Student, PhD
Shihao Wang
Student, PhD
Ananya Bhattacharya
Student, Master of Applied Science
Jeremy Gaulin
Student, Master of Applied Science
Ibrahim Fatungase
Student, Master of Applied Science
Adam Forget
Research assistant
Tanaka Akiyama
Research assistant
Douah Shakshuki
Research assistant
  1. Jordin McEachern, "An Embedded Real-time Passive Underwater Acoustic Localization System using a Compact Sensor Array", April 2023
  2. Cole Ferguson, "Orthogonal Chirp Division Multiplexing to Improve Reliability of Underwater Acoustic Communication", April 2023
  3. Hossein Ghannadrezaii, PhD, "Channel State Information Acquisition for Adaptive Underwater Acoustic Networking", October 2022
  4. Adam Forget, M.A.Sc., "Magnetic Induction to Cross the Air-water Interface", September 2022
  5. Jeff MacDonald, M.A.Sc., "Analysis of the Impact of Flow on the Underwater Acoustic Channel", 2022
  6. Afolarin Egbewande, PhD, "Mitigating the Impact of Ocean Ambient Noise in an Underwater Acoustic Communication System", April 2022
  7. Ningcheng Gaoding, PhD, "A Reconfigurable Integrated Receiver Front-End for Heterogeneous Underwater Sensor Networks", June 2021
  8. Mark Watson, "Developing an FDTD simulation tool to evaluate the use of magnetic induction across an air-water interface", 2020
  9. Surinder Singh, M.A. Sc., "Design and implementation of coding techniques for underwater MIMO communication", 2020
  10. Adib Shahabi’s, "A new line code for a digital communication system", 2019
  11. Sri Raghu,"Measurement of a 3D coil applied to underwater magneto-inductive communication", 2018
  12. Xiao Liu, PhD, "Synchronization Techniques for Coherent Underwater Acoustic Receivers", 2018
  13. Maxime Miron-Morin, M.A.Sc., "Quantification of the Oceanographic Contributors to the Time-Variance in the Underwater Acoustic Channel during the Dalcomm1 Experiment", 2018
  14. Andrew Dobbin, M.A.Sc., "Reliable Acoustic Communication via Non-Coherent Turbo-Coded Frequency Shift Keying" M.A.Sc., 2018
  15. Habib Mirhedayati, M.A.Sc., "Time-Varying Doppler Compensation for Underwater Acoustic Communication", M.A.Sc., 2017
  16. Graham Mcintyre,"Sparse directional estimation of the time-varying underwater acoustic channel", 2015