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Professor Vijay K. Bhargava among the 5 Canadian scholars to receive Killam Prize

Professor Vijay K. Bhargava, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, has been awarded the 2015 Killam Prize for his achievements in the field of wireless communications.

Each year, the Canada Council for the Arts selects a world leader in the humanities, engineering, natural sciences, social sciences, health sciences and interdisciplinary studies within these fields to receive the $100,000 Killam Prize in recognition of their career accomplishments.

Bhargava's work has had a profound impact in the field of wireless communications. Practical applications of his research include wireless networks that support 3D multimedia, gaming, device-to-device communications, e-health and social networks. His current research interests are in the areas of fifth-generation (5G) wireless communications and cognitive spectrum access, expected to be the norm for future wireless networks.

Source from UBC News.

Newly elevated senior members in Region 7

Following members were elevated on March 2015. Congratulations on the achievement!

Hamilton Section    Brown, Andrew
Kitchener-Waterlo Section    Khandani, Amir
London Section    Hussein, Ahmed
Montreal Section    Bouffard, Francois
Dagenais, Michel
Jette, Philippe
Ottawa Section    Campeau, Sean
Toronto Section    Barfoot, Timothy
Klement, Kathryn
Gangeh, Mehrdad
Leena, Krishna
Saeedi, Mehdi

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