Shervin Shirmohammadi received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada, where he is currently a Professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is the Director of the Distributed and Collaborative Virtual Environment Research Laboratory, conducting research in multimedia systems and networks, specifically video systems, gaming systems, and multimedia-assisted biomedical systems. The results of his research, funded by more than $14 million form both industry and public sectors, have led to more than 350 publications, over 70 researchers trained at the postdoctoral, PhD, and Master’s levels, over 20 patents and technology transfers to the private sector, and a number of awards and prizes. He is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, and an Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications.
Dr. Shirmohammadi is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to Multimedia Systems and Network Measurements, a Lifetime Senior Member of the ACM, a University of Ottawa Gold Medalist, and a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.Dr. Shirmohammadi is an alumnus of: