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David Michelson
Member at Large
Class 2017-2019

David G. Michelson received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He began his career with the AT&T team that developed the propagation models that were ultimately adopted by LTE and WiMAX. Since 2003, he has been a professor at UBC where he leads the Radio Science Laboratory and serves as co-director of the AURORA Connected Vehicle/Smart Transportation test bed. His service as Chair of ComSoc’s Vancouver Chapter and, later, Vancouver Section, and leadership roles in ComSoc’s chapters organization were recognized by a ComSoc Chapter of the Year Award, an IEEE Outstanding Large Section award, and IEEE Canada's E. F. Glass Award. In 2011, a paper that he co-authored was recognized with the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society’s R. W. P. King Best Paper Award. From 2012 to 2013, he served as ComSoc’s Director of Education and oversaw a significant expansion of ComSoc’s educational offerings and outreach. He continues to serve on ComSoc’s Educational Services Board, serve as an Editor of a Feature Series on Education and a training that began to appear in IEEE Communications Magazine in May 2014, and has recently served on the ComSoc Standardization Programs Development Board.