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H. Joel Trussell
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC, USA
H. Joel Trussell received his B.S. in Math from Georgia Tech (1967), M.S. in Math from Florida State (1968), and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico (1976). He worked at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory from 1969 to 1980 in image and signal processing. During 1978–79, he was a visiting professor at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, working with both the university and with industry on image processing problems. In 1980, he joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, where he is now a professor. He was Director of Graduate Programs (2002–2010) for ECE. During 1988–89, he was a visiting scientist at the Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester, NY, USA. He was visiting scientist for Color Savvy Systems in 1997–98. He was a visiting fellow commoner at Trinity College, Cambridge University, UK (6 months, 2007), and Visiting Scientist at Hewlett-Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA, USA (6 months, 2008).
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Arokia Nathan holds the Chair of Photonic Systems and Displays in the Department of Engineering, Cambridge University. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta. Following post‐doctoral years at LSI Logic Corp., USA and ETH Zurich, Switzerland, he joined the University of Waterloo where he held the DALSA/NSERC Industrial Research Chair in sensor technology and subsequently the Canada Research Chair in nano‐scale flexible circuits. He was a recipient of the 2001 NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Fellowship. In 2006, he moved to the UK to take up the Sumitomo Chair of Nanotechnology at the London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, where he received the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. He has held Visiting Professor appointments at the Physical Electronics Laboratory, ETH Zürich and the Engineering Department, Cambridge University, UK. He has published over 400 papers in the field of sensor technology and CAD, and thin film transistor electronics, and is a co‐author of four books. He has over 50 patents filed/awarded and has founded/co‐founded four spin‐off companies. He serves on technical committees and editorial boards in various capacities. He is a Chartered Engineer (UK), Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK), Fellow of IEEE (USA), and an IEEE/EDS Distinguished Lecturer.
Marian W. Pospieszalski
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Marian W. Pospieszalski was awarded an M.Sc. and a D.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), Warsaw, Poland, in 1967 and 1976, respectively. From 1967 to 1984, Dr. Pospieszalski was with Warsaw University of Technology, during which time he held visiting positions with the Electronics Research Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA (1977-1978), the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), Charlottesville, VA, USA (1978-1979), and the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA (1982-1984). Since 1984, Dr. Pospieszalski has been with the NRAO, presently as a tenured scientist and senior research engineer. His research interests are in the fields of microwave, millimeter-wave, and high–speed circuits and systems. He has authored or co-authored about 100 journal and conference papers. In 1992, Dr. Pospieszalski was elected Fellow of IEEE. In 2002, Dr. Pospieszalski received the NRAO Distinguished Performance Award and in 2006 the Microwave Application Award from MTT Society.
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Gabriel Rebeiz is Distinguished Professor and the Wireless Communications Industry Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, San Diego, CA, USA. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with distinction from the American University in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1982, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology, CA, USA, in 1983 and 1988, respectively. He is an IEEE Fellow, an NSF Presidential Young Investigator, an URSI Koga Gold Medal Recipient, IEEE MTT 2003 Distinguished Young Engineer, and the recipient of the IEEE MTT 2000 Microwave Prize, the IEEE MTT 2010 Distinguished Educator Award, and the IEEE Antennas and Propagation 2011 John D. Kraus Antenna Award. He is also the recipient of the 1998 Amoco Teaching Award given to the best undergraduate teacher at the University of Michigan, and the 2008 Jacobs ECE Teacher of the Year Award at UCSD. He is considered one of the fathers of RF MEMS and tunable networks, silicon RFIC phased arrays, and mm-wave/THz antennas. His book, RF MEMS: Theory, Design, and Technology, John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2003, is the reference in the field. He is the Director of the UCSD/DARPA Center on RF MEMS Reliability and Design Fundamentals.
Jeffrey H. Reed
Blacksburg, VA, USA
Jeffrey H. Reed is the Willis G. Worcester Professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He currently serves as Director of Wireless @ Virginia Tech, VA, USA, one of the largest and most comprehensive university wireless research groups in the US. He is the Founding Faculty Member of the Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology. Since joining Virginia Tech in 1992, Dr. Reed has been PI or co-PI of approximately 100 projects covering areas such as software radio, cognitive radio, ultra wideband, and channel modeling. Dr. Reed is a Fellow of IEEE for contributions to software radio, communications signal processing, and for leadership in engineering education. He is a past recipient of the College of Engineering Award for Excellence in Research. Dr. Reed received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Davis, CA, USA.
United States Air Force
Albuquerque, NM, USA
James Lyke (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA, in 1984, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH, USA, in 1989, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA, in 2004. He was in active duty military service with the U.S. Air Force from 1984 through 1995. Since 1990, he has worked for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL/ RV), Kirtland Air Force Base, NM, including its precursor organizations (Weapons Laboratory, 1990-1991, and Phillips Laboratory, 1991-1998), in a number of capacities. He is currently technical advisor to the AFRL Space Electronics Branch (Space Vehicles Directorate) and an AFRL Fellow (since 2008). He has led over 100 in-house and contract research efforts involving 2-D and 3-D advanced packaging, radiation-hardened microelectronics, and scalable, reconfigurable computational and systems architectures, with recent emphasis on modularity and the rapid formation of complex systems. He has authored over 100 publications (journal and conference papers, book chapters, and technical reports), four receiving best paper awards, and he has been awarded 11 U.S. patents. Dr. Lyke is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and serves on the AIAA Computer Systems Technical Committee. He was selected as recipient of the Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer in 1992 and for the U.S. Air Force Science and Engineering Award in Exploratory and Advanced Technology Development in 1997 and 2000.
Universita' di Ferrara
Gianluca Setti received a Dr. Eng. degree (with honors) in Electronic Engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Bologna, Bologna in 1992 and in 1997, respectively, for his contribution to the study of neural networks and chaotic systems. From May 1994 to July 1995 he was with the Laboratory of Nonlinear Systems (LANOS) of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) as visiting researcher. Since 1997 he has been with the School of Engineering at the University of Ferrara, Italy, where he is currently a Professor of Circuit Theory and Analog Electronics. He held several position as Visiting Professor/Scientist at EPFL (2002, 2005), UCSD (2004), IBM T. J. Watson Laboratories (2004, 2007) and at the University of Washington in Seattle (2008, 2010) and is also a permanent faculty member of ARCES, University of Bologna. His research interests include nonlinear circuits, recurrent neural networks, implementation and application of chaotic circuits and systems, statistical signal processing, electromagnetic compatibility, and compressive sensing. He has served as an Associate Editor for several issues of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, was the Deputy-Editor-in-Chief, for the IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine (2004-2007) and Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems - Part II (2006-2007) and of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems - Part I (2008-2009). He also served in the editorial Board of IEEE Access (2013-2015). In 2006 he was elected Fellow of the IEEE for "contributions to application of nonlinear dynamics to communications, signal processing, and information technology". He is co-editor of several books including Chaotic Electronics in Telecommunications, (CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2000), Circuits and Systems for Future Generation of Wireless Communications (Springer, 2009) and Design and Analysis of Biomolecular Circuits (Springer, 2011).
University of Perugia
Roberto Sorrentino is Professor at the University of Perugia, Italy. His research activities have been concerned with numerical methods and CAD techniques for passive microwave structures and with the analysis and design of microwave and millimeter-wave circuits and antennas. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 technical papers in international journals and 200 refereed conference papers and four books (J. Wiley, 2000, McGrawHill, 2006, 2007, J. Wiley 2010). Roberto Sorrentino is an IEEE Fellow (1990). He received the MTT-S Meritorious Service Award (1993), the IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000), and the Distinguished Educator Award from IEEE MTT-S (2004). He served the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) as Vice Chair (1993-1996) then Chair (1996-1999) of the Commission D (Electronics and Photonics). Since 2007 he has been the President of the Italian Commission of URSI. In 1998 he was among the founders of the European Microwave Association and its first President from 1998 to 2009. In 2010 he received the EuMA Distinguished Service Award.
University of Athens
Prof. Ioannis Stavrakakis, an IEEE Fellow, is Professor of Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA), Greece. He received his diploma in Electrical Engineering, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, (Greece), 1983; Ph.D. in EE, University of Virginia (USA), 1988. He was Assistant Prof. in CSEE, University of Vermont (USA), 1988-1994, tenured and promoted to Associate Prof. (1994). Associate Prof. of ECE, Northeastern University, Boston (USA), 1994-1999 (tenured in 1996). Associate Prof. of Informatics and Telecommunications, NKUA (Greece), 1999-2002 and Prof. since 2002. Teaching and research interests are focused on resource allocation protocols and traffic management for communication networks, with recent emphasis on: peer-to-peer, mobile, ad hoc, autonomic, delay tolerant, social and future Internet networking. His research has been published in over 200 scientific journals and conference proceedings and was funded by NSF, DARPA, GTE, BBN and Motorola (USA) (over 1M USD) as well as Greek and European Union (IST, FET, FIRE) Funding agencies (over 4M Euros). He has supervised 19 Ph.D. dissertations. He has served repeatedly in NSF and EU-IST research proposal review panels and involved in the TPC and organization of numerous conferences sponsored by IEEE, ACM, ITC and IFIP societies. He is an associate editor for the Computer Communications journal and has served in the editorial board of the IEEE/ACM transactions on Networking, ACM/Kluwer Wireless Networks and Computer Networks Journals. He has served as head of the Communications and Signal Processing Division and is currently the Department Head and Director of Graduate Studies.
A. Murat Tekalp
A. Murat Tekalp received double major B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and mathematics from Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 1980 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical, computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, in 1982 and 1984, respectively. After working briefly at Eastman Kodak Research, he joined the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, as an Assistant Professor in 1987, where he was promoted to Distinguished University Professor. He joined Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2001, where he is currently the Dean of Engineering. He authored the book Digital Video Processing (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice‐Hall, 1995). He holds eight US patents. Prof. Tekalp is a member of Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA), and a member of Academia Europaea. He has been elected a Distinguished Lecturer by IEEE Signal Processing Society in 1998 and received the TUBITAK Science Award in 2004. He has been a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing from 1990 to 1999, and chaired it during January 1996 December 1997. He has been the Editor‐in‐Chief of the EURASIP Journal Signal Processing: Image Communication published by Elsevier (1999-2010). Formerly, he has served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING (1990-1992) and the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON IMAGE PROCESSING (1994-1996). He was also on the Editorial Board of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2006-2009) and Academic Press Journal Visual Communication and Image Representation (1995-2002). He was appointed as the Special Sessions Chair for the 1995 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, the Technical Program Co‐Chair for the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, the General Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Rochester, NY, in 2002, and Technical Program Co‐Chair of the 2005 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Antalya, Turkey. He is the founder and first Chairman of the Rochester Chapter of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He was elected as the Chair of the Rochester Section of IEEE in 1994-1995. He is a member of the Advanced Grant panel for the European Research Council, and a project evaluator and referee for the European Commission. He is also appointed as a National Expert for the European Commission.
The University of Melbourne
Rod Tucker is Laureate Emeritus Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Melbourne. He has previously held positions at the University of Queensland, the University of California, Berkeley, Cornell University, Plessey Research, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Hewlett Packard Laboratories, and Agilent Technologies. He joined the University of Melbourne in 1990. Professor Tucker is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, the Optical Society of America, and a Life Fellow of the IEEE. He served on the Management Committee of the Australian Telecommunications and Electronics Research Board from 1991 to 1993, and has been a member of the Australasian Council on Quantum Electronics. From 1995 to 1999, he served as a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society. He was Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques from 1988 to 1990. He served as Vice-President Publications of the IEEE Photonics Society from 2009 - 2012. Professor Tucker received the BE (Elec) degree from the University of Melbourne in 1969, and the PhD degree, also from the University of Melbourne, in 1975. He received the Institution of Engineers, Australia, M.A. Sargent Medal for 1995 for his contributions to Electrical Engineering and was named IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Distinguished Lecturer for the year 1995-96. In 1997 he was awarded the Australia Prize, Australia’s premier international award for science and technology, for his contributions to telecommunications and in 2007 he received the IEEE LEOS Aron Kressel Award for his contributions to Semiconductor Lasers. He was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in 2012 for his contributions to Industry and Academia. He has been named one of ISI’s Highly-Cited Researchers.
Ching-Kuang Clive Tzuang
Ching-Kuang Clive Tzuang, born on May 10, 1955, received a B.S. in Electronic Engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1977; an M.S. from the University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA, in 1980; and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA, in 1986. From 1981 to 1984, he was with TRW, Redondo Beach, CA, USA. He became an associate professor at Institute of Communication Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 1986, and a full professor in 1991, and Acer-Endowed Chair 1999-2001. He joined the Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, in February 2004, and became Professor Emeritus in January 2012. Since February 2012, he was invited to Tianjin University, China, as a distinguished professor.
Jan Van der Spiegel
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Jan Van der Spiegel is a Professor of the Electrical and Systems Engineering Department, and the Director of the Center for Sensor Technologies at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the former chair of the Electrical Engineering and interim chair of the Electrical and Systems Engineering Departments. Dr. Van der Spiegel received his Masters degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Leuven, Belgium, in 1974 and 1979, respectively. His primary research interests are in mixed-mode VLSI design, CMOS vision sensors for polarization imaging, biologically based image sensors and sensory information processing systems, micro-sensor technology, and analog-to-digital converters. He is the author of over 160 journal and conference papers and holds 4 patents. He is a fellow of the IEEE 2007 EAB Major Educational Innovation Award, the IEEE, the recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal, the UPS Foundation Distinguished Education Chair and the Bicentennial Class of 1940 Term Chair. He received the Christian and Mary Lindback Foundation, and the S. Reid Warren Award for Distinguished Teaching, and the Presidential Young Investigator Award. He has served on several IEEE program committees (IEDM, ICCD, ISCAS and ISSCC) and was the technical program chair of the 2007 International Solid-State Circuit Conference (ISSCC 2007). He is a member of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society AdCom, has been the SSCS chapters Chairs coordinator, associate editor of the Transaction of BioCAS, and is the former Editor of Sensors and Actuators A for North and South America. He is currently the president elect of the IEEE SSCS. He is a member of Phi Beta Delta and Tau Beta Pi.
Gdansk University of Technology
Narutowicza, Gdansk, Poland
Michal Mrozowski received the M.Sc. degree in Radiocommunication Engineering and PhD in Electronic Engineering, both with first class honors, from the Gdansk University of Technology in 1983 and 1990, respectively In 1986 he joined Department of Electronics, Gdansk University of Technology where he is now a Full Professor, Head of the Department of Microwave and Antenna Engineering and the Director of Center of Excellence for Wireless Communication Engineering and Head of NVIDIA’s CUDA Reaerch Center for Computational Electromagnetics. His research interests are concerned with computational electromagnetics and photonics and microwave engineering. His current work is focused on the development of new fast numerical techniques for solving 2D and 3D boundary value problems in time and frequency domain using multicore architectures and GPU units, automated microwave filter design, microwave filter synthesis, reduced order models for grid based numerical techniques (e.g. FDTD and FEM), surrogate model construction and SPICE model generation Prof. M. Mrozowski is a Fellow of IEEE, member of MTT-1 and MTT-15 Technical Committees, Fellow of the Electromagnetics Academy. Prof. Mrozowski is a past vice-dean for research of ETI Faculty, past chairman of the Polish AES/AP/MTT Chapter and in 2004-2005 he served as Associate Editor for IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters He published one book and over 70 peer reviewed papers in IEEE journals. He has developed several modules that were then integrated into commercial microwave CAD software used all over the world and consulted for companies in the US and Canada.
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Robert Weigel has been Head of the Institute for Electronics Engineering at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg since 2002. He received the Dr.-Ing. and Dr.-Ing.habil. degrees, both in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, from the Munich University of Technology in Germany. From 1982 to 1996, he was Research Engineer, Sr. Research Engineer, and finally a Professor for RF Circuits and Systems at the Munich University of Technology. In winter 1994/95 he was a Guest Professor for SAW Technology at Vienna University of Technology in Austria. From 1996 to 2002, he was Director of the Institute for Communications and Information Engineering at the University of Linz, Austria. In August 1999, he co-founded DICE - Danube Integrated Circuit Engineering, Linz, one part of which is an Infineon Technologies Design Center and the other part an Intel Mobile Communications Design Center, respectively. In 2009 he co-founded eesy-id, Erlangen and eesy-ic, Nuremberg, Germany. Currently, he is the Speaker of the Electrical Engineering Division of the German Research Foundation, and 2013 IEEE MTT-S President Elect. He has been engaged in research and development on microwave theory and techniques, integrated circuits, SAW technology, digital and microwave communication systems, and automotive EMC.
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR, USA
Andreas Weisshaar received the Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, in 1987, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA, in 1986 and 1991, respectively. In 1991, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (now School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) at Oregon State University, where he is a Full Professor. From April 2008 to August 2011 he served as Program Director for Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems at the U.S. National Science Foundation. Prof. Weisshaar’s current research interests include integrated passive RF/microwave circuits and components, electronic packaging, and wireless communications. He has authored/co-authored numerous papers in these areas, and co-authored Transmission Lines and Wave Propagation, 4th Edition (Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2001). Prof. Weisshaar is a Fellow of IEEE.
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA, USA
H. Vincent Poor
Princeton, NJ, USA
Vince Poor is Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton, where he is also the Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering. From 1977 until joining the Princeton faculty in 1990, he was a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has also held visiting appointments at a number of universities and research institutions in the USA and abroad, including Imperial College (London), Stanford and Harvard. His research interests are in the areas of information theory, statistical signal processing and stochastic analysis, and their applications in wireless networking and related fields including smart grid and social networks. An IEEE Fellow, Dr. Poor is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences, and a foreign member of Academia Europaea and the Royal Society. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He served as President of the IEEE Information Theory Society in 1990, and as the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory from 2004 till 2007. He has also served in editorial roles for several publications of the IEEE Communications Society, the IEEE Control Systems Society, and the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002, and the IEEE Education Medal in 2005. Recent recognition of his work includes the 2014 URSI Booker Gold Medal, the 2015 EURASIP Athanasios Papoulis Award, and honorary doctorates from several universities.
University of California, Los Angelos
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Lixia Zhang received her PhD degree in computer science from MIT in 1989 and joined Xerox Palo Alto Research Center as a member of research staff. Her work at Xerox PARC included analysis of TCP traffic dynamics, reliable multicast protocols, and designs of Internet integrated services support; the RSVP protocol was conceived and developed during that time. She joined the faculty of UCLA Computer Science Department in 1995. Since then her research focus has been on the global Internet infrastructure including the global Internet routing system and Domain Name Systems. Since 2010 Zhang has been leading a multiple‐campus research project on the development of a new Internet architecture called Named Data Networking (NDN). Over the years Zhang has served as the vice chair of ACM SIGCOMM, member of the editorial board for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, member of the Internet Architecture Board, and co‐chair of the Routing Research Group under IRTF. She is a fellow of ACM and a fellow of IEEE, and the recipient of 2009 IEEE Internet Award. She holds UCLA Jon Postel Chair in computer science.
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Catherine Rosenberg is a Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Since June 2010, she holds the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in the Future Internet. She started her career in ALCATEL, France and then at AT&T Bell Labs, USA. From 1988 to 1996, she was a faculty member at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, Montréal, Canada. In 1996, she joined Nortel Networks in the UK where she created and headed the R&D Department in Broadband Satellite Networking. In August 1999, Dr. Rosenberg became a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, where she co-founded in May 2002 the Center for Wireless Systems and Applications (CWSA). She joined University of Waterloo in September 2004 as the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for a three-year term. She is an IEEE Fellow and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE).