Shervin Shirmohammadi

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Shervin Shirmohammadi


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, doing research in multimedia systems and networks, including measurement techniques for networking, video streaming, and health systems. The results of his research, funded by more than $14 million from public and private sectors, have led to over 350 publications, 3 Best Paper awards, 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. 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, having been numerously recognized as the Associate Editor of the Year for all 3 journals. He was also the Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement in 2013 and 2016, and Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement magazine in 2014 and 2015.

He has been an IMS AdCom member since 2014, and served as the Vice President of its Membership Development Committee from 2014 to 2017, as well as a member of the IEEE I2MTC Board of Directors from 2014 to 2016.

Dr. Shirmohammadi is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to multimedia systems and network measurements, recipient of the 2019 George S. Glinski Award for Excellence in Research, a Senior Member of the ACM, a University of Ottawa Gold Medalist, and a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

University of Ottawa