Dr. Fabrice Labeau

Joint Acting Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), McGill University

Deputy Provost (Student Life & Learning)

F. Labeau is the Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) at McGill University, where he also holds the NSERC/Hydro-Québec Industrial Research Chair in Interactive Information Infrastructure for the Power Grid. His research interests are in applications of signal processing. He has (co-)authored more than 200 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings in these areas.

He is the Director of Operations of STARaCom, an interuniversity research center grouping 50 professors and 500 researchers from 10 universities in the province of Quebec, Canada. He is President of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Sensors Council, Senior Past President of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, and the past chair of the Montreal IEEE Section.

He was a recipient in 2015 and 2017 of the McGill University Equity and Community Building Award (team category), of the 2008 and 2016 Outstanding Service Award from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society and of the 2017 W.S. Read Outstanding Service Award form IEEE Canada. He was recognized in 2018 “Ambassadeur Accrédité” for the Montreal Convention Center. He is a “champion" for Engineers Canada's 30 by 30 initiative and a member of Engineers Canada's Indigenous Participation in Engineering working group.