Dr. Slim Boumaiza: (S’00-M’04-SM’07) received the B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from the École Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia, in 1997, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada, in 1999 and 2004.
He joined recently the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Waterloo, Canada, where he is leading the Emerging Radio System Research Group which is conducting multidisciplinary research activities in the general areas of design of RF/microwave and millimeter components and systems for wireless and satellite communications. From May 2005 to August 2007, he was with the Electrical Engineering Department, University of Calgary, Canada, as an Assistant Professor and faculty member of the Intelligent RF Radio Laboratory.
His specific current interests include RF/DSP mixed design of intelligent RF transmitters, design, characterization, modeling and linearization of high-power RF amplifiers, reconfigurable and multi-band transceivers and adaptive DSP. He has authored or coauthored over 70 refereed journal and international conferences papers.