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research , Engineering educator , company executive

Lotfollah Shafai, Canadian Electrical engineering educator, research company executive. Registered profile engineer, Manitoba. Recipient Merit award University Manitoba, 1969, 84, 88. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member Professional Engineers Manitoba (Merit award 1983), Sigma Xi (senior scientist award 1989).

Background

Shafai, Lotfollah was born on March 17, 1941 in Maragheh, Azarbijan, Iran. Son of Gholam-Hossain and Robab Shafai. arrived in Canada, 1964.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, U. Tehran, Iran, 1963; Master of Electrical Engineering, U. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1966; PhDEE, U. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1969.

Career

Sessional lecturer, U. Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1969-1970; assistant professor electrical engineering, U. Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1970-1973; associate professor, U. Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1973-1979; professor, U. Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, since 1979; head department electrical engineering, U. Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, since 1987. Director Institute Technology Development, Winnipeg, 1985-1988. President Cyrus Research Ltd., Winnipeg, since 1978, EMWAVE Technology Ltd., Winnipeg, since 1980.

Research director Spiroll Kipp Kelly, Winnipeg, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Registered profile engineer, Manitoba.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Handbook of Microstrip Antennas, 1989. Contributor over 300 papers to professional journals and conferences. Patentee antennas.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Professional Engineers Manitoba (Merit award 1983), Sigma Xi (senior scientist award 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, chess.

Connections

Married Fateme Shams Tafreshi, November 6,1966. Children: Cyrus, Leili.

father:
Gholam-Hossain Shafai

mother:
Robab Shafai

spouse:
Fateme Shams Tafreshi

children:
Cyrus Shafai

Leili Shafai