Jean-Francois Chamberland is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University. He completed a Bachelor of Engineering degree at McGill University and a Master of Science degree at Cornell University. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Electrical Engineering. His research interests are in the areas of communication and information theory, decision and control, computer systems and networks, statistical inference, applied probability, learning, and biological systems. Recently, he has been studying the efficient design of sensing systems and the fundamental limits of wireless communication networks.
His contributions to distributed detection have been recognized through an IEEE Young Author Best Paper Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He was the recipient of a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. He was also invited to present educational innovations at the Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium, a workshop organized by the National Academy of Engineering.