Shervin Shirmohammadi

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Shervin Shirmohammadi


Shervin Shirmohammadi received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2000 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 DISCOVER Lab, doing research in measurement methods and Applied AI for networks and multimedia systems. The results of his research, funded by more than $27 million from public and private sectors, include 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, 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, served as the Vice President of its Membership Development Committee from 2014 to 2017, and was 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, 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.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

University of Ottawa