Azzedine Boukerche receives the IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Award

Posted on Thursday, May 3, 2012

OTTAWA, May 3, 2012 — IEEE conferred this award on Professor Boukerche in recognition of his significant services as a founding leader for several workshops and fostering an international research community on performance evaluation of wireless ad hoc networking and mobile computing

“This certainly is a well deserved international recognition of your outstanding scholarly contributions in such a highly competitive field” wrote Professor Emil Petriu, Director of the School of EECS.

Professor Boukerche is a Full Professor and Canada Research Chair in Large-Scale Distributed Interactive Simulations and Mobile Computing and Networking. In 2010, Azzedine Boukerche was inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

Last year, Professor Boukerche and the Diva Network were awarded $8 million for developing next generation intelligent vehicular networks and applications.

The IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 38 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Computer Society is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology, and is known globally for its computing standards activities.

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