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M. A. Hasan

Short Biography

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M. Anwar Hasan received the B.Sc. degree in electrical and electronic engineering, the M.Sc. degree in computer engineering, both from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, in 1986 and 1988, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Victoria in 1992.

From April to December of 1992, Dr. Hasan was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Victoria. In January 1993, he became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo. He was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure in 1998 and  then to full Professor in 2002.

At the University of Waterloo, Dr. Hasan is also a member of the Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research, the Center for Wireless Communications, and the VLSI Research group. From January to December of 1999, he was on sabbatical with Motorola Labs., Schaumburg, IL, USA.

Dr. Hasan is a recipient of the Raihan Memorial Gold Medal. At the University of Victoria, he was awarded the President's Research Scholarship four times. At the University of Waterloo, he received a Faculty of Engineering Distinguished Performance Award in 2000 and an Outstanding Performance Award in 2004. He served on the program and executive committees of several conferences. From 2000 to 2004, he was an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Computers. He is a licensed professional engineer of Ontario. His current research interests include