Dr. Yousef R. Shayan

Yousef Shayan received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Concordia University in 1990. Since 1988, he has worked in several wireless communication companies in different capacities. He has worked in research and development departments of SR Telecom, Spar Aerospace, Harris, EMS Technologies and BroadTel Communications, a company he co-founded.

In 2001, Dr. Shayan joined the Department of Electrical and Computer engineering of Concordia University as associate professor. Since then he has been Graduate Program Director, Associate Chair and Department Chair. Dr. Shayan is founder of "Wireless Design Laboratory" at the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering which was established in 2006 based on a major CFI Grant. This lab has state-of-the-art equipment which is used for development of wireless systems.

In June 2008, Dr. Shayan was promoted to the rank of professor and was also recipient of "Teaching Excellence Award" for academic year 2007-2008 awarded by Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science. His fields of interests include wireless communications, Error control coding and modulation techniques.




Dr.Yousef R.Shayan