The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering sadly reports that retired Professor Mohamed Kamel died December 4. "He will be sorely missed by his current and former students, colleagues at the University and from around the world and by the research community at large. The passing of Dr. Kamel is a major loss to all those who have known him and to the scientific community at large."
A pioneer in the fields of pattern recognition and intelligent systems, Professor Kamel's contributions earned him international recognition and honours including being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, an IEEE Fellow, EIC Fellow, CAE Fellow, IAPR Fellow, winning the IEEE Canada McNaughton Award, and membership on editorial boards of international journals. To read more about Dr. Kamel's life and career please visit: https://uwaterloo.ca/daily-bulletin/2015-12-09