The 2011 ACCS-CDAC Foundation award goes to Dr. Vijay K. Bhargava of University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada for his role in influencing the growth and impact on Communication technologies. The Award recognizes his career contributions that have breadth across communications and information sciences.
Dr. Bhargava is a Fellow of the IEEE and is the recipient of numerous honors across the world. He is the founder and President of Binary Communications Inc. and has authored numerous books in Communications technologies. He has been a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Information Theory Society. He was the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and has also served as the Director of Journals.
Vijay Bhargava has been elected to serve the IEEE Communications Society as its President-Elect during 2011 and as President during 2012 and 2013. His illustrious career spans four decades as a communications visionary and his pioneering contributions has had significant effect on the practice of computing and communications today.