The BlackBerry Teaching and Collaborative Research Centre, opened on March 22, 2012, keeps Carleton engineering and industrial design students at the forefront of smartphone technology and design Thanks to support from Research In Motion (RIM), the centre is used for research, teaching, outreach activities, technology demonstrations and professional development for students and researchers working on mobile technology and wireless communication with health care and automotive applications. RIM equipped the centre with software, BlackBerry® smartphones and BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablets on which students experiment and develop apps.

Carleton and TI officially opened the Texas Instruments Embedded Processing Lab on November 23, 2011. Housed in Carleton’s canal building, the lab equips the next generation of engineers with the skills to develop innovative solutions across a wide array of electronics in some of the most exciting markets including medical, sustainable energy and smart grid, automotive and home automation. In addition to using TI embedded processors to power these systems, students also have access to TI’s broad portfolio of analog technologies for a complete system solution.

On any given day students and faculty members in the Alcatel-Lucent Lab at Carleton University are researching solutions to real problems like traffic jams, CO2 emissions, and ad hoc networks in war zones. The lab is equipped for research on mobile activity, mobile communications, flexibility enhancements for wireless communication networks, application domain, networking and optics. In 2001, Carleton was chosen by Alcatel as a Global Strategic Research Partner (one of only eight in the world).

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