No one who is a professor and receives his support from the larger community can rightly be unmindful of his obligations to it. He must speak to the higher values of all insofar as he is qualified and able to do so. John Archibald Wheeler

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I received the Diplom (Univ.) and the Dr.-Ing. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Erlangen, Germany, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. In 2003, I joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia at which I am a Full Professor. My research interests are fairly broad in the areas of communications, signal processing, detection, estimation, and learning.

Awards and Honours

Best Paper Awards (most of them jointly) Associate Editor for Guest-Editor for I have served as TPC/Symposium/Track Co-Chair of I have been a TPC member for numerous international conferences.

I am a co-editor of the comprehensive book Power Line Communications, now available in its 2nd edition .