Tho Le-Ngoc

McGill University, Canada

Tho Le-Ngoc obtained his B.Eng. degree (with distinction) in electrical engineering in 1976, his M.Eng. degree in microprocessor applications in 1978 from McGill University, Montreal, and his Ph.D. degree in digital communications in 1983 from the University of Ottawa, Canada. During 1977–1982, he was with Spar Aerospace Ltd. as a Design Engineer and then a Senior Design Engineer, involved in the development and design of the microprocessor-based controller of Canadarm (of the Space Shuttle), and SCPC/FM, SCPC/PSK, TDMA satellite communications systems. During 1982–1985, he was an Engineering Manager of the Radio Group in the Department of Development Engineering of SRTelecom Inc., developed the new point-to-multipoint DA-TDMA/TDM subscriber radio system SR500. He was the System Architect of this first digital point-to-multipoint wireless TDMA system. During 1985–2000, he was a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Concordia University. Since 2000, he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of McGill University. His research interest is in the area of broadband digital communications with a special emphasis on modulation, coding, and multiple-access techniques. He is a Senior Member of the Ordre des Ingénieur du Quebec, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). He is the recipient of the 2004 Canadian Award in Telecommunications Research, and the recipient of the IEEE Canada Fessenden Award 2005.

Biography Updated on 4 July 2007

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