Sofiène Affes received the Diplôme d’Ingénieur in telecommunications in 1992 and the Ph.D. degree with honors in signal processing in 1995, both from the École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST), Paris, France. He has since then been with INRS-EMT, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada, as a Research Associate from 1995 to 1997, as an Assistant Professor till 2000, and as an Associate Professor till 2009. Currently, he is a Full Professor in the Wireless Communications Group. His research interests are in wireless communications, statistical signal and array processing, adaptive space-time processing, and MIMO. From 1998 to 2002, he has been leading the radio design and signal processing activities of the Bell/Nortel/NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Personal Communications at INRS-EMT, Montreal, Canada. Since 2004, he has been actively involved in major projects in wireless of Partnerships for Research on Microelectronics, Photonics and Telecommunications (PROMPT). Professor Affes was the corecipient of the 2002 Prize for Research Excellence of INRS and a Discovery Accelerator Supplement Award from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) from 2008 to 2011. He currently holds a Canada Research Chair in Wireless Communications. In 2006, Professor Affes served as a General Cochair of the IEEE VTC 2006-Fall conference, Montreal, Canada. In 2008, he received from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society the IEEE VTC Chair Recognition Award for exemplary contributions to the success of IEEE VTC. He currently acts as a Member of the Editorial Boards of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, the IEEE Transactions on Communications, the Wiley Journal on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, and the Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Biography Updated on 13 November 2012