We are happy to announce that Daniel’s contract as Adjunct Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada has been renewed for another five years, through December 31, 2023. Daniel has held this role since January 2005. With this appointment, he has co-supervisory authority at the Masters and Ph.D. level which enables him to engage with the School’s research activities. Not only is this a significant achievement in absolute terms, but it aligns with NSI-MI’s continued commitment to foster synergy with academia.
Daniel earned his B.Eng, M.Eng, and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering at the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. He has been working in the microwave aerospace industry for the past 25 years and been with NSI-MI since 1997. He specializes in microwave antenna measurement systems, computational electromagnetics and measurement uncertainty analysis. Daniel has published numerous journal articles and a textbook on these subjects and is a senior member of the IEEE, Fellow in the AMTA, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario, Canada. His career achievements include:
- Received the AMTA Distinguished Achievement Award for outstanding and pioneering contributions to the development, practice and commercialization of near-field antenna measurements in 2015
- Named an Edmond S. Gillespie Fellow by the AMTA in 2010
- Received an Outstanding Service award from the AMTA in 2009
- Received the Best Technical Paper Award from the AMTA in 2004
- Awarded an URSI Young Scientist Award by the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) in 1993
- Received a Promising Young Scientist Award from the Foundation for Research Development of South Africa in 1993