December 2010 Journal news

IJ Advanced Media and Communication Editor a 2010 Distinguished Scientist

Professor Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Advanced Media and Communication, has been named a 2010 Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the first ever in the School of Information Technology and Engineering and in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Ottawa. Professor El Saddik's current research, which provides an excellent bridge between computer science and engineering, is in the area of ambient intelligence and multimedia communications. In particular, he focuses on the analysis, design and development of haptics audio visual algorithms and of collaborative protocols and applications. He is also a Fellow of IEEE, FEIC and FCAE. The Distinguished Scientist grade recognizes ACM members who have at least 15 years of professional experience and five years of continuous professional membership, and whose accomplishments in and impact on the computing field have been significant.

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