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Tho Le-Ngoc
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Institution: McGill University



Tho Le‐Ngoc obtained his B.Eng. (with Distinction) in Electrical Engineering in 1976, his M.Eng. in Microprocessor Applications in 1978 from McGill University, Montreal, and his Ph.D. in Digital Communications 1983 from the University of Ottawa, Canada. From 1977‐1982, he was with Spar Aerospace Limited as a Design Engineer and then 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 in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Concordia University. Since 2000, he has been a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of McGill University. His research interest is in the area of broadband digital communications. Le-Ngoc 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 recipient of the IEEE Canada Fessenden Award 2005. He holds a Canada Research Chair (Tier I) on Broadband Access Communications, and a Bell Canada/NSERC Industrial Research Chair on Performance & Resource Management In Broadband xDSL Access Networks.


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