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Lin Cai
Member at Large
Class 2024-2026

Lin Cai (S'00-M'06-SM'10-F'20) has been with the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria since 2005 and is currently a Professor. She is an NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellow, a Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) Fellow, an Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) Fellow, and an IEEE Fellow. In 2020, she was elected as a Member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, and a 2020 "Star in Computer Networking and Communications" by N2Women. Her research interests span several areas in communications and networking, with a focus on network protocol and architecture design supporting ubiquitous intelligence. She received the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) Grants in 2010 and 2015, respectively. She co-founded and chaired the IEEE Victoria Section Vehicular Technology and Communications Joint Societies Chapter. She has been elected to serve the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Board of Governors, 2019 - 2024, and served as its VP Mobile Radio from 2023 to 2024. She served as a Board Member of IEEE Women in Engineering from 2022 to 2024, and a Board Member of IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) from 2024 - 2026.