Vijay Bhargava – 2015 Killam Prize


University of British Columbia

Practical applications of his research include wireless networks that will support 3D multimedia, gaming, device-to-device communications, e-health, and social networks.  His current research interests are in the areas of fifth generation (5G) wireless communications and cognitive spectrum access, expected to be the norm for future wireless networks.

The Killam Prizes
Every year the Killam Program offers five awards of $100,000 each to outstanding Canadian scholars working in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering in recognation of outstanding career achievements. These awards are among Canada’s most distinguished research awards. They are made possible through the Killam Trusts by a bequest of Mrs. Dorothy J. Killam, and a gift she made before her death in 1965. Recipients are chosen by a committee of 15 eminent Canadian scholars appointed by the Canada Council.

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