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Yousef Shayan

Yousef Shayan received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Concordia University in 1990. Since 1988, he has worked in several wireless communication companies in different capacities.

In 2001, Dr. Shayan joined the Department of Electrical and Computer engineering of Concordia University as associate professor. Since then he has been Graduate Program Director, Associate Chair and Department Chair.

Dr. Shayan is founder of "Wireless Design Laboratory" at the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering which was established in 2006 based on a major CFI Grant. This lab has state-of-the-art equipment which is used for development of wireless systems.

In June 2008, Dr. Shayan was promoted to the rank of professor.

His fields of interests include wireless communications, Error control coding and modulation techniques.

Institution: Concordia University
SYTACom membership: Regular