M. Sawan received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Université de Sherbrooke, Canada, 1990, and postdoctorate training at McGill University, Canada, in 1991. He joined École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1991 where he is currently a Professor in microelectronics. His scientific interests are the design and test of mixed-signal (analog, digital, and RF) circuits and systems, the digital and analog signal processing, the modeling, design, integration, assembly, and validation of advanced wirelessly powered and controlled monitoring and measurement techniques. These topics are oriented toward the biomedical implantable devices and telecommunications applications. Dr. Sawan is a holder of a Canadian Research Chair in smart medical devices. He is leading the ReSMiQ (Microelectronics Strategic Alliance of Quebec) research center. He is founder of the Eastern Canadian IEEE-Solid State Circuits Society Chapter and the IEEE-Northeastern workshop on Circuits and Systems (New- CAS). Also, he is cofounder of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, and founder of PolySTIM Neurotechnology Laboratory at the École Polytechnique de Montréal. He is Editor of the Springer Mixed-Signal Letters. He received the Barbara Turnbull 2003 Award for spinal cord research. He is Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and Fellow of the IEEE.
Biography Updated on 10 October 2004