Scott Yam

Professor, Associate Head



Dr. Scott Yam is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Queen's University, Canada. He received the B.Eng. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada (1998), and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University (2000, 2004) in the USA. From 2000 to 2003, he worked as a Sprint Fellow at the Sprint Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) in Burlingame, California. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the IEEE Laser and Electro-optics Society, the IEEE Communications Society, and the Optical Society of America (OSA).

Dr. Yam has over 80 technical journal and conference publications, as well as 2 patents and 1 pending patent application. He has also served as reviewer for Photonics Technologies Letters (PTL) , Journal of Optics A (JOPA), and Optics Communications, and is a recipient of the Young Scientist Award and Student Paper Award from the IEEE LEO Japan Chapter.