Professor Vijay Bhargava wins Killam Prize for his outstanding contribution to wireless communications

Professor Vijay K. Bhargava has been awarded the 2015 Killam Prize for his achievements in the field of wireless communications.

Bhargava’s work has had a profound impact in the field of wireless communications. Practical applications of his research include wireless networks that support 3D multimedia, gaming, device-to-device communications, e-health and social networks. His current research interests are in the areas of fifth-generation (5G) wireless communications and cognitive spectrum access, expected to be the norm for future wireless networks.

“Each and every day, Canadian artists, researchers and scientists apply their creativity and innovation to resolving the major issues of our times,” said the Canada Council for the Arts Director and CEO Simon Brault. “Through the Killam Program, we are proud to recognize and support the women and men whose groundbreaking research is expanding our knowledge and opening paths to new innovations.”

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