to members of IEEE Canada
2008 Fellow and Medal Recipients
New EIC Fellows - shown in the photograph from left to right and in the
back row are; Dr. Safa Kasap from the University of Saskatchewan, Dr.
Mohamed Sawan from Ecole Polytechnique, Dr. Alberto Leon-Garcia from the
University of Toronto, and Dr. Gregor Bochman from the University of
Ottawa. In the front row on the left is Dr. Paresh Sen from Queen's
University and on the right is Dr. Raafat Mansour from the University of
Waterloo. All these individuals were elected Fellows of the EIC.
EIC Medalists - in the front row, second from the left is Dr. David
Irvine-Halliday from the University of Calgary who received the K.Y. Lo
Medal recognizing "Significant Engineering Contributions at the
International Level" for his "Light Up The World" project to bring
efficient lighting to the developing world - more information can be
found at this link. Third
from the left is Dr. Colin Franklin, retired from Canada's Space
Program, who received the Julian C. Smith Medal which recognizes
"Achievement in the Development of Canada" for his leadership as Chief
Electrical Engineer for Canada's first satellite - Alouette and the
subsequent ISIS satellites - more information can be found at this link.
Not shown are four new EIC Fellows; Dr. Mohamed Elmasry of the
University of Waterloo, Dr. Witold Pedrycz of the University of Alberta,
Dr. Bin Wu of Ryerson University, and Dr. Gregory Stone, co-founder of
Iris Power L.P. Also inducted as an Honorary Member of EIC is Michael
Lazaridis, co-CEO of Research in Motion. Those not attending the Awards
Gala will be recognized at a suitable event to be arranged by the
appropriate member society.