Engineering mourns the death of Adjunct Professor Nagula Sangary

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Nagula Sangary, a researcher with the Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems (CIARS) and an adjunct associate professor in electrical and computer engineering, died on Monday, November 15.

Sangary was involved in the forming of CIARS and was well known for bringing his broad industry experience to his research and student mentorship.

After completing his undergraduate studies in electrical engineering at Texas A&M University in 1988, he earned his master’s and doctoral degrees at McMaster University. Sangary also earned an MBA at University of Oxford.

He worked as a principal scientist/technical director at BlackBerry. As part of the company from its early startup days when it was known as Research In Motion, he was a member of the team that pioneered the concept of internal antenna and miniaturization of wireless handheld devices. 

Recently, he was the CEO and President of Prudential Technology, a consulting company working with firms in the wireless and IoT industries.

The Faculty is grateful for Sangary’s tremendous contributions to the launch of CIARS and his research efforts in advancing Canada’s capabilities in electromagnetic and wireless technologies and the corresponding applications in satellite communication and phased array antenna systems.

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