Halim Boutayeb received the Diplôme d’Ingénieur (B.S. degree) in electrical engineering from the École Supérieur d'Ingénieur de Rennes, France, in 2000, and the French D.E.A. (M.S.) degree and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Rennes, Rennes, France, in 2000 and 2003, respectively. From March 2004 to December 2006, he was with INRS-EMT, Montréal, QC, Canada. Since January 2007, he has been a Researcher with the École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada. He has also been Coordinator and a Member of the Centre de Recherche en Électronique Radiofréquence (CREER), which is a strategic cluster that provides a unique platform for putting together 35 Canadian researchers in the field of applied electromagnetics and RF technologies. Since January 2012, he has been a Research and Development Staff Member with the Huawei Technologies Company Ltd., Ottawa, ON, Canada. He has authored or coauthored more than 80 journal and conference papers. Since 2003, he has been a Reviewer for a number of scientific journals and conferences. He holds eight patents. His main fields of interest are antennas, microwaves circuits, the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method, artificial materials, radars, local positioning systems, biomedical engineering, and phased arrays. Dr. Boutayeb is a Senior Member of the Professional Engineers of Quebec. He has served as a Technical Program Committee Member of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC) 2006 and as a Steering Committee Member of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (IEEE MTT-S) International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2012. He was a recipient of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant (2004-2006), the Best Paper Award of the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (2004), the Team Gold Huawei Medal Award (2013), and the Individual Gold Huawei Medal Award (2015).
Biography Updated on 26 August 2015