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David Haccoun

David Haccoun: (S’62-M’67-SM’84-F’93-LF’03) received the Engineer and B.A.Sc. degrees (Magna Cum Laude) in Engineering Physics from École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montreal, Canada, the S.M. degree in Electrical Engineering from M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Since 1966 he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal, where he is Professor of Electrical Engineering.

His research interests include communication theory, theory and applications of error-control coding, wireless and mobile communications, and digital communications systems by satellite.

Dr. Haccoun is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, a member of the Order of Engineers of Quebec, Canada, Sigma Xi and the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences.

He has been elected member of the board of Governors, IEEE VTS, is a Member of the Board of the Telecommunications Engineering Management Institute of Canada, and was a Member of the Board of the Communications Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada.

In 2006 he was a General co-Chair of the IEEE VTC 2006-Fall Conference in Montreal. He is the principal Guest Editor of a Special Issue on Network Coding for Elsevier PHYCOM.

Institution: École Polytechnique
SYTACom membership: Regular