PROF. YAHIA ANTAR
Professor in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Royal Military College of Canada
Office: Sawyer – 5105,
Royal Military College of Canada,
PO Box 17000, Station Forces,
CANADA K7K 7B4
Telephone: (613) 541-6000 ext 6403
Fax: (613) 544-8107
Official Website: www.ymmantar.info
Prof. Yahia M. M. Antar is a Fellow of the IEEE, Engineering Institute of Canada, the Electromagnetic Academy, and the International Union of Radio Science. He served as the Chair of CNC, URSI (1999–2008), and Commission B (1993–1999). He serves as an Associate Editor of many IEEE and IET journals and as an IEEE-APS Distinguished Lecturer. In 2002, he was awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in electromagnetic engineering, which has been renewed in 2016. In 2003, he was awarded the Royal Military College of Canada Excellence in Research Prize, and the RMCC Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award, in 2012.
He was elected by the URSI to the Board as the Vice President, in 2008 and 2014, and by the IEEE AP AdCom., in 2009. He was appointed as a member of the Canadian Defence Advisory Board of the Canadian Department of National Defence, in 2011. In 2012, he received the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal from the Governor General of Canada in recognition for his contribution to Canada. He was a recipient of the 2014 IEEE Canada RA Fessenden Silver Medal for Ground Breaking Contributions to Electromagnetics and Communications, and the 2015 IEEE Canada J. M. Ham outstanding Engineering Education Award. In 2015, he received the Royal Military College of Canada Cowan Prize for excellence in research. He was a recipient of the IEEE-AP-S the Chen-To-Tai Distinguished Educator Award, in 2017.