Xuemin (Sherman) Shen is a University Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research focuses on wireless communication networks, including capacity analysis, mobility and radio resource management, quality-of-service provisioning, wireless/Internet interworking, network modeling, stability and performance analysis. In addition, he has been investigating and developing algorithms and protocols for wireless network security and privacy preservation. His research findings have been applied to vehicular networks, wireless body area networks and remote e-healthcare systems, wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, and smart grid.
Professor Shen received the R.A. Fessenden Award in 2019 from IEEE Canada, the James Evans Avant Garde Award in 2018 from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, the Joseph LoCicero Award in 2015 and the Education Award in 2017 from the IEEE Communications Society. He has also received the Excellent Graduate Supervision Award in 2006 and the Outstanding Performance Award five times from the University of Waterloo.