Hussein T. Mouftah
Hussein T. Mouftah, an IEEE fellow, is a university distinguished professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa, which he joined in 2002. He previously was a professor at Queen's University, and before that he worked for six years in industry, mainly at Bell Northern Research of Ottawa (now Nortel Networks). The author or coauthor of 9 books, 63 book chapters and more than 1300 technical papers, 12 patents and 142 industrial reports, he is the joint holder of 18 best paper or outstanding paper awards. He has served as editor-in-chief of the IEEE Communications Magazine and as the IEEE Communication Society’s director of magazines, and has served IEEE and ComSoc in many other capacities. He has received numerous prestigious awards, including the 2007 Royal Society of Canada Thomas W. Eadie Medal, the 2007-2008 University of Ottawa Award for Excellence in Research, the 2008 ORION Leadership Award of Merit and the 2006 IEEE Canada McNaughton Gold Medal. He is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (2003), the Engineering Institute of Canada and the Royal Society of Canada RSC Academy of Science.