Flanders Man Receives Technological Innovation Award

Dr. Emad Farag of Flanders received the IEEE Region One Award for Outstanding Leadership and Significant Innovations in Wireless Modem Architectures at the IEEE North Jersey Section’s Annual Awards Reception at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany on May 1.

Farag, a senior IEEE member, has been with Lucent Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia for more than 18 years, working on algorithms and software of wireless base station modems. He is currently the chair of the Instrumentation Measurement Society Chapter, has 13 patents and patents pending, and has co-authored a book on wireless VLSI design. Farag received his doctorate in electrical engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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