Joe LoVetri

Joe LoVetri received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Ottawa in 1991. From 1984 to 1986 he was an EMI/EMC engineer at Sperry Defence Division in Winnipeg and from 1986 to 1988 he held the position of TEMPEST Engineer at the Communications Security Establishment in Ottawa. From 1988 to 1991 he was a Research Officer at the Institute for Information Technology of the National Research Council of Canada. His academic career began in 1991 when he joined the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Western Ontario where he remained until 1999. In 1999 he joined the University of Manitoba where he is currently Professor and Head of the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His main research interests lie in the areas of microwave and ultrasound imaging, computational electromagnetics, and inverse problems. In 1993 he received an URSI Young Scientist Award. He received the 2000 IEEE EMC Best Symposium Paper Award, and the 2007 ACES Outstanding Paper Award. In 2002 he received the University of Manitoba Rh Award for Outstanding Contributions to Scholarship and Research in the Applied Sciences. From 2005-2009 he was the National Representative for Commission E on the Canadian National Committee of URSI. He’s been Chapter Chair for the IEEE EMC Ottawa Chapter as well as the Winnipeg Waves Chapter (AP/MTT) and is currently a Senior Member of the IEEE. He’s been a registered Professional Engineer since 1994.