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2017 IEEE Canada Award Recipients

IEEE Canada announce the recipients of its 2017 Awards and Medals. These Awards recognize the outstanding contributions made in the Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering fields by its members. We also recognize and celebrate the long-standing volunteerism of our dedicated volunteers. The Awards will be presented at the IEEE Canada Awards Gala on May 1, 2017 at the Caesars Windsor, Windsor, ON.

A.G.L. McNaughton Award

Dr. Michel Nakhla: Ottawa, ON
For outstanding contributions to signal integrity of high-speed systems and interconnects

R.A. Fessenden Award

Dr. Leslie Rusch: Quebec City, QC
For contributions to communications systems in optical & wireless technology Importance

C.C. Gotlieb Computer Award

Dr. Hussein T Mouftah: Ottawa ON
For outstanding contributions to Computer Networks Science and Engineering Importance

Electric Power Award

Dr. Praveen K Jain: Kingston, ON
For contributions to the theory and practice of high frequency power converters

R.H. Tanner Industry Leadership Award

Dr. Weiming Shen: Ottawa, ON
For outstanding contributions to collaborative intelligent systems

Outstanding Engineer Award

Dr. Federico Rosei: Montreal, QC
For contributions to the study of several classes of nano-materials

W.S. Read Outstanding Service Award

Dr. Fabrice Labeau: Montreal, QC
For volunteering within IEEE at the local level and within several societies

E.F. Glass Western Canada Merit Award

Dr. Rossitza Marinova: Edmonton, AB
For volunteering within IEEE at the local level of the Northern Canada Section

Newly elevated senior members in Region 7

Following members were elevated since November 2016. Congratulations on the achievement!

Canadian Atlantic Section   Blouin, Stephane
Hamilton Section   Farncombe, Troy
Hamilton Section   Tatu, Valeriu
Kitchener-Waterloo Section   Chaji, Gholamreza
London Section   Borovickic, Jagoda
London Section   Gargantini, Irene
London Section   Makaran, John
London Section   VanDamme, Allan
Montreal Section   Al-Badri, Maher
Montreal Section   Birglen, Lionel
Montreal Section   Bosse, Eloi
Montreal Section   El Arroudi, Khalil
Montreal Section   Lapierre, Jimmy
Montreal Section   Le Ny, Jerome
Montreal Section   Plourde, Eric
Montreal Section   Raissi, Dehkordi Vahid
Montreal Section   Sanso, Brunilde
Newfoundland-Labrador Section   Heys, Howard
Ottawa Section   Calitoiu, Dragos
Ottawa Section   Chu, Ta-Ya
Ottawa Section   Ibnkahla, Mohamed
Ottawa Section   Jackson, Brad
Ottawa Section   Karmouch, Eric
Ottawa Section   Roberts, Kim
Ottawa Section   Vanoorschot, Paul
Peterborough Section   Pinheiro, Helder
South Saskatchewan Section   Laforge, Paul
Southern Alberta Section   Alvarez, Anakarina
Southern Alberta Section   Argenal, Roger
Southern Alberta Section   Eskandar, Mahyar
Southern Alberta Section   Daniel, Joshua
Southern Alberta Section   Golestanifar, Hamed
Southern Alberta Section   Gunawardhana, Lionel
Southern Alberta Section   Haque, Ashraful
Southern Alberta Section   Kehler, John
Southern Alberta Section   Kulchisky, Jim
Toronto Section   Al-Dulaim,i Anwer
Toronto Section   Betz, Vaughn
Toronto Section   Gryz, Jarek
Toronto Section   Khan, Javeed Ahmed
Toronto Section   Lupas, Petru
Toronto Section   Spacinsky, Brad
Toronto Section   Umapathy, Karthikeyan
Vancouver Section   Dashti, Mina
Vancouver Section   Jahromi, Mahda
Vancouver Section   Tang, Zhi
Vancouver Section   Vargas, LuizCarlos
Winnipeg Section   Alexiuk, Mark
Winnipeg Section   Banitalebi Dehkordi, Ali
Winnipeg Section   Forsyth, Paul
Winnipeg Section   Perera, Nuwan

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