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, and an affiliate member with the Multimedia Communications 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 300 publications, over 80 researchers trained at the postdoctoral, PhD, Master’s, and research engineer 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, He was Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement magazine from 2014 to 2015, and Associate Editor of Springer’s Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications from 2004 to 2012.
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: