Our Team


Dr Jason Gu (Principle Investigator)

Electrical and Computer Engg, Dalhousie University

Dr David Barclay

Oceanography, Dalhousie University

Dr Zhizhang D Chen

Electrical and Computer Engg, Dalhousie University

Dr Rickey Dubay

Mechanical Engineering, New Brunswick

Dr Hongxuan Peng

Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland

Dr Kamal El-Sankary

Electrical and Computer Engg, Dalhousie University

Dr Mae Seto

Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University

Dr Qiang Ye

Computer Science Dalhousie University

Dr Len Zedel

Oceanography, Memorial University

Dr Ngo Trung Dung

University of Prince Edward Island

​Dr Sergey Ponomarenko

Electrical and Computer Engg, Dalhousie University



Research Themes


The focus of the IMEIT program is to facilitate effective collaborations to address the challenges in ocean exploration. The trainees in the IMERIT program will gain experience through the four research themes

Autonomous Marine Systems (AMS)

(Gu & Seto & Ngo)

Acoustic, Fiber optical, and In-Situ-Sensing (Zedel & Ponomarenko & Chen & Barclay)

Marine Electronics and Controls

(El-Sankary & Gu & Dubay & Ngo)

Big Data Analytics for Marine Research (Ye & Zedel & Peng)

Areas of Practice

Ocean Science

3D Numerical Modeling

Control and Robotics​

Marine Electronics

Marine Communications

Embedded Systems​​​​​

Under Water Robotics

News & Publications

​Tuesday, May 28, 2019


Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


1st Meeting held @ Dalhousie University, Sexton campus, Emera IDEA Building, 2nd floor, Janet and Graham Bennett Design Studio (also known as the Sandbox Space).


Agenda: Each co-applicant is invited to give a short presentation about their research activities (8 minutes for the talk and 2 minutes for questions).



Prof Dr Jason Gu
Priciple Investigator


IEEE Canada President-elect, 2018-2019
IEEE Canada President, 2020-2021

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dalhousie University
Tel.: (902) 4943163

FAX: (902) 4227535
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada




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