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Awards & Memberships
  • Teaching Awards
    • The McGill University Principalís Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Associate Professor Level (2004)
    • The McGill University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor of the Year (2004)
    • The McGill University Royal Bank Faculty Associate Award for Teaching and Learning (2003)
    • McGill University Principalís Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Assistant Professor Level (2001)
    • McGill University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Outstanding Teacher Award (2001)

  • Research Awards
    • McGill University Appointment of William Dawson Scholar (2000)

  • Professional Memberships
    • Management Committee of MIAM Microfabrication Facility: Chair (2002-2006): Responsible for recruitment, planning, outreach and fund raising. This multi-faculty laboratory now brings in more than $100,000 per year in user fees, with more than 40 internal and external researchers supported, and training provided to more than 30 graduate students. The operating annual budget is $800,000.
    • Reviewer for OSA Applied Optics, OSA Optics Express, OSA Optics Letters, OSA JOSA A, IEEE J. Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE J Sel Topics in Quantum Electronics, Optics Communications
    • Consultant for Nortel Networks, Corning Inc, JDS Uniphase, Texas Instruments
    • Member of Board of TelAura Inc (biosensing start-up company)
    • Planning Committee, Faculty of Engineering: Member (2002-2005)
    • Teaching and Learning Services (TLS), McGill University
    • Co-instructor for the one week TLS Course Design and Teaching Workshop
    • Engineering Computing Committee, Faculty of Engineering: Chair (2004-2005)
    • Nominating Committee of McGill University Senate: Member (2004-2005)
    • McGill University Senate: Faculty Representative (2002-2005) and 2006
    • Council of McGill Association of University Teachers: Member (2002-2005). Organized University Forum on Teaching and Learning

  • Research Memberships
    • SYTACOM (Centre for Advanced Systems and Technologies)
    • CBB (Centre for Biorecognition and Biosensors)
    • MIAM (McGill Institute for Advanced Materials)
    • AAPN (NSERC Strategic Research Network in Agile All-Photonic Networks)
    • NeuroEngineering Team - Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI)
    • Member of the Program Committees for LEOS Annual Meeting, SPIE AM, CLEO Europe, SPIE Photonics Fabrication Europe, Canadian MEMS Workshop
The Photonic Systems Group / McGill University
3480 University St. room 753 / Montreal, Quebec / Canada / H3A-2A7
Tel. 514-398-2266 / Fax. 514-398-5208