Shervin Shirmohammadi received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2000 from the University of Ottawa, Canada, and after spending 3 years in the industry as a senior architect and project manager, joined as Assistant Professor the same University, where since 2012 he has been a Full Professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is Director of the Discover Laboratory, doing research in machine learning-assisted measurements, especially vision-based measurement, IoT measurements, and multimedia and network measurements. The results of his research, funded by more than $28 million from public and private sectors, have led to over 400 publications, 4 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, was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement from 2017 to 2021, the Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine in 2014 and 2015, and is currently on the latter’s editorial board.

He has been an IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society (IMS) AdCom member since 2014, currently serves as its Executive Vice President, and was a Board of Directors member of IMS's flagship conference IEEE I2MTC from 2014 to 2016.

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, winner of the 2023 IEEE IMS Technical Award “for contributions to the advancement of machine learning-assisted measurements”, 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