Lassonde Professor Hossein Kassiri receives prestigious award from the IEEE

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Lassonde Professor Hossein Kassiri recently attended the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) conference. Titled, the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), Kassiri was there to accept an award of excellence for his recent paper.

Hossein Kassiri
Hossein Kassiri

Kassiri was the recipient of the “IEEE ISSCC 2017 Jack Kilby Award for Outstanding Student Paper,” and is the first academic from a Canadian university to win the award. Previous recipients came from MIT, Stanford, and UC Berkeley.

Kassiri’s paper addresses the demand for accurate capture and control of neurological disorders such as epileptic seizures.

The International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) is the flagship gathering of scientists, presenting cutting-edge research in electronic circuit design.