Vijay K Bhargava


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of British Columbia
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IEEE Activities (S'70-M'76-SM'82-F'92)

OFFICES: Vice President, Regional Activities, 1994-95; Board of Directors, 1992-95; Executive Committee, 1994-95; Region 7 Director, 1992-93

COMMITTEES/BOARD: IEEE Technical Activities Board, 2012-13; IEEE Honorary Member Selection Committee, 2006-; IEEE Teaching Awards Committee Member 2006-11, Chair 2008-09; IEEE Student Activities Committee (TAB Representative), 2006; IEEE Spectrum Editorial Board 2005-06; Strategic Planning Committee, 2002-; Meeting and Services Committee Chair, 2001-02; Evolutionary Task Force Committee, 1998; Corporate Communications Advisory, 1995; Audit Committee, 1992-93;Technical Activities Board, 2000-02; Publications, Products and Services Board Wireless Periodical Working Group, 2000-01; Regional Activities Board: Chair-N&A Committee, 1997; Chair. 1994-95; Executive Committee, 1994-95; Finance, 1994-95; Advisory Committee, 1992-95; Regional Activities Board, 1992-95; RAB/TAB Transnational Committee, 1992-95; RAB Regional Conferences Committee, 1991; Educational Activities Board, 1992-93;

REGIONS: Region 7: IEEE Canada Foundation Member 2004-06; IEEE Canada Audit Committee Member 2005, Chair 2006; Conference Advisory Committee Chair, 2002-; Committee Member, 1998-02, 1986-93, 1980-81; Awards and Recognition Committee Chair, 1999-01, 2003-2006; Executive Committee 1988-94; Committee Chair, 1992-93; Western Canada Council Chair, 1988-90;

Communications Society:
Past President 2014; President 2012, 2013; President-Elect 2011; Nomination and Election Committee 2014-;Director of Journals, 2010-; Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2007-2009; Nomination and Election Committee, 2005-2006; Steering Committee, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2004-; Member-at-large, 2002-04; Operations Committee, 2002-2004; Editor, IEEE Trans. on Communications, 2001-03; Editor, IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications, 2001-06; Conference, 1995-96; Distinguished Speaker, 1995-; North America Conference Board, 1998-99; Chair-Steering Committee on Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 1997-99;

Information Theory Society: Distinguished Speaker, 1996-2000; Board of Governors, 1992-02; President, 2000; Shannon Award Committee Chair, 2000; Membership and Chapters Chair, 1998;

SECTIONS: Victoria: Section Chair, 1998-99,1986-87;

Montreal: Section Chair, 1981-82; "Current Phase Courante" Editor/Editeur, 1977-78; Secretary, 1976-77;

CHAPTERS: Victoria, Section Computer Chapter Chair, 2000-; Montreal Section Information Theory Chapter, 1982-83; Montreal Section Communications Chapter Chair, 1976-77;

STUDENT BRANHCES: Concordia University Counselor, 1976-78;

CONFERENCES: Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE’07), General Chair; Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC’06) TPC; International Conference on Communications (ICC’06) TPC; Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall 2002) Chair, 2002; International Conference on Personal Wireless Communications (ICPWC): Co-Chair, 1999 and 2000; Co-Chair and TPC Chair, 1997; Co-Chair and TPC Chair, 1996; Co-Founder and TPC Chair, 1994; International Conference on Communications (ICC'99) TPC Chair, 1999; Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers, and Signal Processing: Chair, 1999; Chair and TOC Chair, 1997; TPC Chair, 1989; Founding Chair, 1987; International Symposium on Information Theory and ITS Applications (ISITA'96),1996; International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT): Co-Chair, 1995; Vice Chair and Chair-Local Arrangements, 1983; Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE): TPC Chair, 1989,1993; Founding Chair & TPC Chair, 1988;

IEEE AWARDS: IEEE Canada W.S. Read Outstanding Service Award, 2012; IEEE Communication's Society Joseph LoCicero Award for Examptary Service to Publications, 2011; IEEE Canada's Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, 2010; IEEE Canada’s Fessenden Medal, 2007; IEEE ComSoc TCPC Recognition Award, 2006; IEEE Victoria Section’s establishment of three scholarships named as IEEE Pacific Rim Vijay Bhargava Scholarships, 2006; IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Avant Garde Award, 2004; Graduate Teaching Award, 2002; Third Millennium Meal, 2000; Harden Pratt Award, 1999; RAB Larry K. Wilson Transnational Award, 1996; IEEE Canada's McNaughton Gold Medal, 1995; IEEE Fellow, 1992; Centennial Medal, 1984; Best Chapter Chair Award, Montreal Section, 1977.


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