Dr. Yiyan Wu, a Carleton Engineering alumnus and an Adjunct Research Professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering (SCE), was invested in the Order of Canada (Member) last week, with the following quote:

“Yiyan Wu is a leading authority on broadband multimedia and wireless communications. As principal scientist with Communications Research Centre Canada, he has helped propel Canadian research and technology to the forefront of the field worldwide, notably by developing current and next-generation digital television standards. His innovative leadership in numerous academic and professional institutions has fostered international collaboration, and has had a broad impact on the development of the latest technologies in communications systems engineering.”

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Dr. Wu obtained his MENG (now MASc) and PhD degrees under the supervision of the late Professor David Coll in 1986 and 1990, respectively. He is a Fellow of IEEE and CAE.

Congratulations, Dr. Wu, for this well deserved recognition after a career-long contributions in various fronts, most notably in digital video broadcast (DVB).

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