DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shirmohammadi has been appointed to the Steering Committee of the IEEE Transactions on Games.


DISCOVER Lab is pleased to announce that 3 of its PhD students have won highly competitive Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology. Congratulations go to Maryam Amiri, Bahareh Taji, and Hossein Ebrahimi Dinaki!


Former DISCOVER Lab Ph.D. student Dr. Abbas Javadtalab becomes Assistant Professor at Concordia University, Canada. We wish all the best to Abbas in his career!



The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has elevated Prof. Shirmohammadi to the ACM Senior Member grade. For more info, please see here



Master's student Alejandra Ornelas Barajas has won 1st place in the Computer Science category of the Faculty of Engineering's Graduate poster competition with her work “A Serious Game for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder as a Tool for Play Therapy”, beating out both her peers and PhD candidates. Excellent job, Alejandra, and congratulations!

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Lab Director Prof. Shirmohammadi gave an invited talk on "Using SDN to Deliver Quality of Experience for Multimedia Services" at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications in Santa Clara, California, USA. Link here.



DISCOVER Lab has received an NSERC Engage Plus research grant, "Multiuser Fair Resource Allocation in Home Gateways Targeting Cloud Gaming" to work with Ubique Networks and develop a system that supports multiple users running several applications at home sharing a single home gateway, taking into account prioritization in resource allocation at both the user level and flow level, with real-time re-optimization.


DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shervin Shirmohammadi has been appointed for a 5-year term as the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, the number 1 journal in I&M.


Recently graduated DISCOVER Lab Master's student Shailendra Singh joins Decision Resources Group as a Senior Analyst. Congratulation to Shailendra!


DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shervin Shirmohammadi receives the 2016 Best Associate Editor Award from IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology


Prof. Shervin Shirmohammadi has been elevated to the IEEE grade of Fellow, for contributions to multimedia systems and network. IEEE Fellow is conferred upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments; it is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. See announcement here.

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DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shervin Shirmohammadi gave an invited talk titled "Videos, Games, and Video Games: : Research Challenges in Modern Video Systems" at Brazil's National Laboratory for Scientific Computing.