2016 IEEE MTT-S President
Dr. Ke Wu is Professor of electrical engineering, and Canada Research Chair in RF and millimeter-wave engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique (University of Montreal). He is also the NSERC/Huawei Industrial Research Chair in Future Wireless Technologies. He has been the Director of the Poly-Grames Research Center and the Founding Director (2008-2014) of the Center for Radiofrequency Electronics Research of Quebec. He held/holds visiting/honorary professorships at various universities in the world. He has authored/co-authored over 1000 referred papers, and a number of books/book chapters and more than 30 patents.
Dr. Wu has held key positions in and has served on various panels and international committees including the chair of technical program committees, international steering committees and international conferences/symposia. In particular, he was the general chair of the 2012 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium.
He has served on the editorial/review boards of many technical journals, transactions and letters as well as scientific encyclopedia including editors and guest editors. He has been providing consulting services to corporations, governments and universities around the world.
Dr. Wu is an elected IEEE MTT-S AdCom member and has served as the chair of many standing committees including Transnational Committee, Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Committee and Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC). He is the 2016 IEEE MTT-S President.
He also serves as the inaugural North-American representative in the General Assembly of the European Microwave Association (EuMA). He was the recipient of many awards and prizes including the inaugural IEEE MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer Award, the 2004 Fessenden Medal of the IEEE Canada, the 2009 Thomas W. Eadie Medal from the Royal Society of Canada (The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada), the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the 2013 Award of Merit of Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals, the 2014 IEEE MTT-S Microwave Application Award, the 2014 Marie-Victorin Prize (Prix du Québec – the highest distinction of Québec in the Natural Sciences and Engineering), the 2015 Prix d’Excellence en Recherche et Innovation of Polytechnique Montréal and the 2015 IEEE Montreal Section Gold Medal of Achievement.
He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He was an IEEE MTT-S Distinguished Microwave Lecturer from Jan. 2009 to Dec. 2011.