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François Gagnon

François Gagnon received the B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Since 1991, he has been a Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, École de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He chaired the department from 1999 to 2001 and is now the holder of the NSERC Ultra Electronics Chair, Wireless Emergency and Tactical Communication, at the same university.

His research interest covers wireless high-speed communications, modulation, coding, high-speed DSP implementations, and military point-to-point communications.

He has been very involved in the creation of the new generation of high-capacity line of-sight military radios offered by the Canadian Marconi Corporation, which is now Ultra Electronics Tactical Communication Systems.

Institution: École de Technologie Supérieure
SYTACom membership: Regular