George A. Lampropoulos received his B.Sc. degree from the University of Patras, Greece in Systems; M.Sc. in Electronics and Ph.D. in Signal Processing degrees from Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada, all in Electrical Engineering. His specialization is in Systems, Electronics and Digital Signal Processing.
Dr. Lampropoulos has been faculty member of the following Universities: Royal Military College (RMC), Kingston Ontario Canada (1984-1989); Adjunct Professor at Laval University (1987-1994); and Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto (1989). Since 2008 has been an adjunct professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of Calgary.
Dr. Lampropoulos industrial experience includes: SPAR Aerospace (1989-1992) and A.U.G. Signals Ltd. (1992-today as President and CEO). He has supervised more than 350 industrial research projects in the area of Communications and Signal Processing including multi-sensor systems, Detection, Classification, Multi-sensor signal processing, information fusion, and situation assessment.
Among his several contributions, Dr. Lampropoulos was the first to propose and implement distributed computing over the internet in three Geo-Innovations projects sponsored by Natural Resources Canada in 2000, which is now known as Cloud Computing.
Dr. Lampropoulos has published more than 350 articles in Journals, conferences, books and technical reports in the area of Signal Processing. He co-edited 16 books.
Dr. Lampropoulos is the founder of Photonics North, International Conference on Space Technology and the Greek Space Agency.
In 2012 Dr. Lampropoulos inducted as a fellow to the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), and also he awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
As a member of the Defence Advisory Board of Canada (2011-2020) Dr. Lampropoulos chaired the report on Canadian Capabilities Areas (CDA) and Defence Capabilities Investment Areas (CDIA) to be used as guidance to the Canadian Government for Defence Technology Development, Technology Transfer and focus on Economic Development in the country.