Dr. Tim Davidson appointed Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Congratulations to Dr. Tim Davidson on his appointment as Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering commencing July 1, 2012 for a period of five years.
Dr. Davidson is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, where he holds the (Tier II) Canada Research Chair in Communication Systems. He has previously held research positions with the Communications Research Laboratory, McMaster University; the Adaptive Signal Processing Laboratory, University of Western Australia; and the Australian Telecommunications Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth. His research interests lie in the general areas of communications, signal processing, and control.
Dr. Davidson was awarded the 1991 J. A. Wood Memorial Prize (for "the most outstanding [UWA] graduand" in the pure and applied sciences), and the 1991 Rhodes Scholarship for Western Australia. He has been nominated for a (faculty-wide) undergraduate teaching award and a (university-wide) graduate supervision award at McMaster University. He has served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Wireless Communications, and Circuits and Systems II, and he has served as a Guest Co-Editor of issues of the IEEE journals on Selected Areas in Communications and Selected Topics in Signal Processing, and the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing. He is currently serving as an Associate Editor of Optimization and Engineering and as Vice-Chair-Elect of the IEEE Signal Processing Society's Technical Committee on Signal Processing for Communications and Networking.
Dr. Tim Davidson, Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering effective July 1, 2012