Ph.D., P.Eng., SM-IEEE

Co-Director, MCRLab, DISCOVER Lab

Full Professor

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Short bio

Shervin Shirmohammadi is Full Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Ottawa, Canada, where he is Co-Director of both the Distributed and Collaborative Virtual Environment Research Lab (DISCOVER Lab) and Multimedia Communications Research Lab (MCRLab). He conducts research in Multimedia Systems and Networks, specifically in video systems and networks, gaming systems and networks, and their applications in tele-healthcare. His research, which has been funded by more than $11 million from both public and private sectors, has resulted in over 20 patents and technology transfers to the private sector, a number of awards, over 250 publications, and over 75 Highly Qualified Personnel trained at the postdoctoral, PhD, Master's, and research engineer levels. He is Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement magazine, Senior Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, Associate Editor ofIEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, and was Associate Editor of Springer’s Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications from 23004 to 2012, and has chaired several related conferences or their Technical Programs, among other positions. Dr. Shirmohammadi is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, a University of Ottawa Gold Medalist, a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a Professional Member of the ACM. 

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