Chamberland gives presentation to Dallas chapter of the Chinese Institute of Engineers

Dr. Jean Francois-Chamberland Speaking behind podiumDr. Jean Francois-Chamberland, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently gave a presentation to the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter.

Chamberland gave a presentation, "Traffic Awareness and Interface Management in Wireless Communication," a hot topic in today's lives since it is relevant to the current utilization of wireless technology.

"The way (Chamberland) engaged the audience is impressive," said Grace Tyler, chairman of the bard of the CIE DFW chapter. "(His) comments on future direction of wireless technology was intriguing. We received much positive feedback from the audience."

Chamberland joined the department in 2005. He received his B.Eng. degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada; his M.S. degree from Cornell University; and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests are in the area of communication and control theory and the efficient design of wireless sensor networks in the context of decentralized detection.

Honors include being named an NSF CAREER Award recipient, receiving a TEES Select Young Faculty Award from Texas A&M's Dwight Look College of Engineering and an Outstanding Faculty Award from the departmen. He has also won a Best Paper Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society.