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Dr. Michel Fattouche

Dr. Michel Fattouche

Dr. Michel Fattouche is an Emeritus professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Schulich School of Engineering, at the University of Calgary. His research work has led to 26 patents issued and 17 pending.


Based on his research in W-OFDM (Wide-band Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing) he co-founded Wi-LAN Inc. in 1993, which led the IEEE to incorporate Wi-LAN's patented W-OFDM technology in its "WirelessMAN" Standard 802.16a.


Based on his research on Super-Resolution, Dr. Fattouche also co-founded Cell-Loc Inc. in 1995, a developer of a family of network-based wireless location products with several networks deployed in Canada and in Brazil. More than 200 companies worldwide have licensed his patents. He has been named “Prairies Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2000 as part of the Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Program.