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Charles Laperle

Charles Laperle received the B.Eng. degree from Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada in 1991, the M.Eng. degree from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1993, and the Ph.D. degree from Université Laval, Québec City, Québec, Canada in 2003, all in electrical engineering.

He was with the Wireless Development Group at Nortel, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada from 1997 to 2000 as an RF hardware designer for TDMA wireless base stations. He has been with the Optical Research and Development Group at Nortel (now Ciena Corporation), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada since 2001 as an electro-optic hardware designer.

His current activities are the development of electro-optic engines and optical modems for next generation optical communication systems, and system performance evaluation.

He is a registered engineer with Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). He is also an IEEE member.

Institution: Ciena
SYTACom membership: Industry Collaborator