Philippa A. Martin (Ph.D, B.E. Hons) is a professor at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, where she leads the Communication Research group. In addition, she is Dean of Engineering (Intermediate) where she develops strategic initiatives in two areas, namely to support first year engineering students and to encourage an inclusive, supportive, inspiring, innovative and diverse engineering college. In 2017, she was the Associate Dean of Engineering (Postgraduate). On an international stage, she has been an active volunteer for ComSoc journals, conferences and technical committees. She is currently a member of the IEEE Communication Society Board of Governors. Over the past two years she has had several roles in ComSoc, including, Technical Programme Committee Co-Chair for the Communication Theory Symposium at GLOBECOM 2016; Editor for the IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communications; Organizing committee member of the 3rd Women’s Workshop on Communications and Signal Processing, GLOBECOM 2016; Organising committee member for IEEE Communication Theory Workshop (CTW) 2017; and Secretary of the IEEE Communication Theory Technical Committee (CTTC), 2017.
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