CATR: Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations of 2023 Canadian Award for Telecommunications Research is now closed.

The Canadian Award for Telecommunications Research (CATR) is awarded biennially, recognizing distinguished contributions made by an individual in Canada to research in the field of telecommunications. The scope of the award includes information theory, communication theory, networking, and signal processing with application to communications.

We solicit nominations of individuals with outstanding records of achievement. Nominations shall consist of:

  1. A detailed CV for the candidate;
  2. Letters from at least three referees, preferably at arm’s length from the nominee;
  3. A written statement summarizing the candidate’s accomplishments, putting them in the wider context of contemporary research, and a citation of no more than 25 words.

For more detailed information and CATR and the award procedures, please refer to the official CATR document.

The award will be announced at BSC 2023.

Nominations shall be addressed by the deadline of January 31, February 28, 2023 to:

Anas Chaaban (email:, Secretary, CATR award committee

Inquiries about the award should be addressed to:

Yongyi Mao (email:, Chair, CATR award committee

This year the award committee consists of

  • Professors Frank R. Kschischang (University of Toronto)
  • Halim Yanikomeroglu (Carleton University)
  • Yindi Jing(University of Alberta)
  • Anas Chaaban (University of British Columbia, Secretary of CSIT)
  • Yongyi Mao (University of Ottawa, President of CSIT)

For complete award procedures and names of past winners, please see: