Mohamed Kamel - Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor Kamel is an excellent role model and mentor having supervised more than eighty graduate students, seven of which are currently registered in Engineering graduate programs. All students talk about his international reputation, his passion for teaching and his patience and support for graduate students. They talk about his enthusiasm for research topics, which in turn, carried them through to graduation.  His students also discussed his availability and long, insightful discussions with them on research and technical publications. “Most of his former students currently occupy prominent positions in industry and academia. He maintains strong relationships with them, and activity collaborates with a number of them through research grants and industrial contracts.”

Professor Kamel has held a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair from 2001 to 2008 and a University Research Chair in Cooperative Intelligent Systems from 2008 to the present. In 2008 he became an International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) Fellow, in 2007 he became a Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) Fellow and an Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) Fellow and in 2005 he became a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision winners