Tier I Canada Research Chair in Green Radio Systems and Strategic AITF/iCORE Chair in Intelligent RF Radio Technology
Dr. Fadhel Ghannouchi holds a BSc from Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal and an MSc and PhD from the University of Montreal. His academic career began at Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, before founding AmpliX Inc. in 1998. His management and business career continued as a senior scientific advisor for Mitec Telecom Inc. Dr. Ghannouchi came to the University of Calgary in 2005, where he is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the founding director of iRadio Lab.
Dr. Ghannouchi has over 700 refereed journal and conference publications, 6 books, 25 patents (5 pending) and is the co-founder of four university spun-off companies. He pioneered more than five technologies adopted by the microwave and wireless industry. He trained 120 Masters and PhD students and PDF researchers. He has been granted and awarded over $20 million to conduct research and development activities, with $12 million in grants and contracts since 2006. He has received multiple honors and accolades as well, including the ASTech award for Outstanding Leadership in Alberta Technology in 2014, the Fellowship of Royal Society of Canada in 2010 and the Alberta Ingenuity Fund Research Excellence Award from the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGA) in 2009.
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Dr. Ghannouchi is developing innovative technological solutions for broadband and green software-defined radio systems.
His research activities include:
W. Chen, K. Rawat and F.M. Ghannouchi. Multiband RF Circuits and Techniques for Wireless Transmitters, Springer 2016.
F. M. Ghannouchi, O. Hammi and M. Helaoui. Behavioral Modelling and Predistortion of Wideband Wireless Transmitters. Wiley, 2014.
A. Mohammadi and F. M. Ghannouchi. RF Transceiver Design for MIMO Wireless Communications. Springer, 2012.
F. M. Ghannouchi and M. S. Hashmi. Load-Pull Techniques with Applications to Power Amplifier Design. Springer, 2012.
F. M. Ghannouchi and A. Mohammadi. The Six-Port Technique with Microwave and Wireless Applications. Norwood, MA: Artech House, 2009.
Dr. Ghannouchi has taught the following courses:
PhD, University of Montreal (1987)
MSc, University of Montreal (1984)
BSc, École Polytechnique de Montréal (1983)
iRadio Lab is continuously recruiting outstanding, highly qualified and motivated graduate students, visiting students and researchers for a minimum nine-month period and post-doctoral fellows with a strong background in RF and microwave electronics complemented by skills in at least two of the following areas:
For more information, visit the iRadio Laboratory website.