Gaozhi (George) Xiao

Roles and responsibilities

Principle Research Officer

Current research and/or projects

- Printed antennas

- 5G/IoT for Precision Farming

- Stretchable/superflexible conductive and dielectric inks

- Low loss dielectric ink with low/high dielectric constant



PhD, Loughborough University, UK


Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers


2014 Technology to Market Award, NRC-AEP

2014 Technical Award, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society

2018 Distinguished Service Award, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society

2021, Technology to Market Award, NRC-AEP 

2022, Research and Technology Breakthrough Award, NRC-AEP 

2022, R&D 100 Award for Process Innovation by RD 100 Awards ((2022 R&D 100 Award Winners - Research & Development World (

2022, Gold Award for Materials Breakthrough in the Category of Consumer Solutions of Edison Awards (2022 Winners​ - Edison Awards)

2023, Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada

2024, Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering

Gaozhi (George) Xiao

Principal Research Officer
Quantum and Nanotechnologies
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Preferred language: English
Telephone: 613-991-6159


Information Technology, Electronic Devices, Materials, Polymers, Technology, Printable electronics