Abdulmotaleb El Saddik is named Distinguished University Professor

Posted on Thursday, April 24, 2014

The University of Ottawa is proud to announce that Abdulmotaleb El Saddik has received the title of Distinguished University Professor. El Saddik, a University Research Chair and professor in our School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is an internationally-recognized scholar who has made a major contribution to the knowledge and understanding of multimedia computing, communications and applications, particularly in the digitization, communication and security of the sense of touch, or haptics, a new medium that is significantly changing human-to-human and human-computer interaction.

The Distinguished University Professor title is conferred on faculty members in recognition of exceptional scholarly achievement, pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge and a solid teaching record.

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