Maher Fahmi is recognized as a University of Victoria Distinguished Alumni

Mr. Maher Fahmi who received his Masters of Applied Science from the 
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1994 has been
recognized as a University of Victoria Distinguished Alumni. This award 
is given to graduates of the University of Victoria who have made
significant contributions to education and their professions as well as 
to society in general. Maher Fahmi will be presented with his award
during a special event held by the university.

Maher received his BASc in Engineering Physics with Great Distinction, 
from the University of Saskatchewan. He served in the Canadian Navy as a 
combat systems engineering officer and was the recipient of the 
Westinghouse Award and Paramax Sword.

After leaving the Navy in 1992, Maher returned to university and 
received his MASc. in Electrical Engineering from UVic. Maher then
joined PMC-Sierra, and was the director of product development 
responsible for the design of semiconductor products for the
telecommunications markets, including SONET, ATM and PDH networks.

In 2004, Maher left PMC to co-found Teradici Corporation, a 
semiconductor company specializing in the thin client computing. In
2010, Maher is now VP of product development at Microsemi Corporation.

Maher holds several patents and has contributed to numerous standards 
bodies, including the International Telecommunications Union, the IEEE 
and the ATM Forum.