Joshua D. Schwartz (S’01) received the B.Eng in electrical engineering (with honors) from McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada, in 2003, and is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree at McGill University. He is currently with the Photonics Systems Group, McGill University. He has authored or coauthored over 12 publications and conference presentations. His research areas of interest include real-time microwave signal processing, EBG structures, and metamaterials. Mr. Schwartz was the recipient of a 2003 British Association Medal as the top graduating student of his B.Eng program.