Prof. Fabrice Labeau

McGill University, Canada


Biography: F. Labeau is the Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) at McGill University. 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.
At McGill, he has held different administrative positions, including Graduate Program Director, Acting Department Chair, Associate Dean (Faculty Affairs) and Acting Dean. He is currently the Planning Chief for the University’s Emergency Operations Center.
As Deputy Provost, he leads a team of 600 employees offering all student services at the University. 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 Senior Past President of the IEEE Sensors Council, former President (2014-2015) of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, and a former chair of the Montreal IEEE Section. He was or will be General co-chair for IEEE ICIP 2021, IEEE ICIP 2025, IEEE GlobalSIP 2019, IEEE SENSORSSENSORS, IEEE EPEC 2019, URSI GASS 2017 and IEEE VTC 2016-Fall. He was a TPC co-chair for IEEE 5G World Forum 2021, IEEE CCECE 2018, IEEE ICIP 2015, IEEE VTC 2012-Fall, IEEE VTC 2006-Fall.
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.