Steven D. Blostein received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, in 1983, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in 1985 and 1988, respectively. He has been on the faculty at Queen's University since 1988 and he currently holds the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. From 1999 to 2003, he was the Leader of the Multirate Wireless Data Access Major Project sponsored by the Canadian Institute for Telecommunications Research. He has also been a Consultant to industry and government in the areas of image compression and target tracking, and was a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at McGill University in 1995. His current interests lie in the application of signal processing to wireless communications systems, including smart antennas, MIMO systems, and space-time frequency processing for MIMO-OFDM systems. He served as Chair of IEEE Kingston Section in 1993–1994, Chair of the Biennial Symposium on Communications in 2000 and 2006, and as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing from 1996 to 2000.
Biography Updated on 2 June 2006