Shervin Shirmohammadireceived the 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 DISCOVER Laboratory, 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 $27 million from public and private sectors, have led to over 400 publications, 3 Best Paper awards, over 70 researchers trained at the postdoctoral, PhD, and Master’s levels, 30 patents and technology transfers to the private sector, and a number of awards. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Open Journal of Instrumentation and Measurement, an Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications, and was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement from 2017 to 2021 and an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology from 2016 to 2019, having been numerously recognized as the Associate Editor of the Year by the latter three 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, winner of the 2021 IEEE IMS Distinguished Service Award, a Senior Member of the ACM, a University of Ottawa Gold Medalist, and a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.

Dr. Shirmohammadi is an alumnus of:

University of Ottawa
Nepean High School
Razi High School
Nicolaus Cusanus Gymnasium