Dr. Jianping Yao, professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Faculty of Engineering and University Research Chair in Microwave Photonics, is the 2018 recipient of the R.A. Fessenden Award. This award, established in 2000, honours R.A. Fessenden for his pioneering transmission of intelligible speech by electromagnetic waves. This award is one of the two highest awards bestowed upon Canadian electrical engineers by IEEE Canada.
You can read more about the award here. Congratulations, Dr. Yao, for this honour!