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Pascal Giard, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at École de technologie supérieure (ETS), a member of the Université du Québec network.

I am actively looking for talented students to work on research projects. Have a look at the Open Positions.

Funding

Main Author  
``Self-optimizing decoders for modern error-correcting codes that promote energy efficiency on the basis sufficient quality’’, Discovery Grant, NSERC Canada 2018 – 2021
``Efficient Polar Encoding and Decoding for FPGAs’’, 2nd ORCA Open Call for Extensions, ORCA project funded by EU’s Horizon 2020 programme (PI: Andreas Burg) 2018 – 2019
``Energy Proportional Decoding of Polar Codes for 5G with Variable Complexity Algorithms’’, Swiss NSF #175813 (PI: Andreas Burg) 2017 – 2018
``Evaluation of the practicability of using parallel decoders for polar codes’’, Engage, NSERC Canada #558413 (PI: Warren Gross) 2014
``Methodology and Platform for Power Efficient Wireless DSP Algorithm Implementations’’, GreenICT, Prompt (PI: Claude Thibeault) 2009 – 2011

Awards

Best Experimental-Demonstration Award at the IEEE CASS & Regroupement Stratégique en Microsystèmes du Québec (ReSMiQ) Innovation Day 2015
Financial support for conference participants from the Regroupement Stratégique en Microsystèmes du Québec (ReSMiQ) 2014
McGill University Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel (G.R.E.A.T.) Award 2014
Doctoral financial support scholarship from the Regroupement Stratégique en Microsystèmes du Québec (ReSMiQ) 2010
Doctoral research scholarship from the Fondation Universitaire Pierre Arbour 2010
Doctoral research scholarship from the Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT) 2010
Institutional M.Eng. scholarship from the École de technologie supérieure 2007