UBC Engineering professor one of five Canadian scholars to receive Killam Prize

You might be using the results of his work right now. 

Bhargava’s work has had a profound impact in the field of wireless communications. Practical applications of his research include wireless networks that support 3D multimedia, gaming, device-to-device communications, e-health and social networks. His current research interests are in the areas of fifth-generation (5G) wireless communications and cognitive spectrum access, expected to be the norm for future wireless networks.