Biography - Jean-Yves Chouinard

Jean-Yves Chouinard received the B.Sc.A., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Laval University in 1979, 1984 and 1987 respectively. From 1979 to 1981, he was with Northern Telecom in Montreal, where he was involved in the line-up and testing of the DRS-8 digital microwave radio system. From 1987 to 1988, he was at the Space and Radio Communication Division of the Centre National d'Études des Télécommunications (CNET) in France, as a postdoctoral fellow working on the GSM mobile radio subsystem. In 1988, he joined the University of Ottawa, where he is currently Professor at the School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE). In 1993, he was invited to give a short course on "Secure Communications and Data Encryption" as a guest lecturer at the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), in Irbid, Jordan.  From 1996 to 1997, he was an invited professor at the École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST) in Paris, France, where he conducted research projects and gave short courses on communication theory and applications. His research interests are wideband mobile and indoor wireless communications, digital channel modelling, error control coding and digital modulation techniques for avanced television systems. He is a member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Canadian Society for Electrical and Computer Engineering (CSECE). He a director of the Canadian Society of Information Theory (CSIT).

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