Shervin Shirmohammadi received his Ph.D. 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 Director of the Distributed and Collaborative Virtual Environment Research Laboratory (DISCOVER Lab), doing research in Applied AI for multimedia systems and networks, specifically video systems, gaming systems, and multimedia-assisted healthcare systems. The results of his research, funded by more than $26 million from public and private sectors, have led to 400 publications, 3 Best Paper awards, over 75 researchers trained at the postdoctoral, PhD, and Master’s levels, 27 patents and technology transfers to the private sector, and a number of awards. He is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, and an Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, having been numerously recognized as the Associate Editor of the Year by both of these and other journals.
Dr. Shirmohammadi is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to multimedia systems and network measurements, winner of the 2019 George S. Glinski Award
for Excellence in Research, a Lifetime Senior Member of the ACM, a
University of Ottawa Gold Medalist, and a licensed Professional
Engineer in Ontario.