Faculty

Ivan V. Bajić

Professor, School of Engineering Science

Research Interests:

  • Signal processing and machine learning
  • Multimedia ergonomics and analytics
  • Computational sustainability

Jie Liang

Professor, School of Engineering Science

Research Interests:

  • Image/Video Compression
  • Multimedia Communications
  • Information Theory

Atousa Hajshirmohammadi

Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering Science

Research Interests:

  • Wireless and digital communications at coding and modulation level
  • Multimedia communication over wireless channels
  • Engineering pedagogy

Researchers

Mohammad Akbari

Ph.D. Student

Deep learning

Chongyuan Bi

Ph.D. Student

Source-channel coding

Lior Bragilevsky

M.A.Sc. Student

Deep learning

Cyrus Chan

M.A.Sc. Student

Hyomin Choi

Ph.D. Student

Image and video coding, deep learning

Dr. Robert A. Cohen

Senior Research Scientist

Video coding, deep learning

Chinthaka Dinesh

Ph.D. Student

Graph signal processing, signal disaggregation

Arlene Fu

M.A.Sc. Student

Multimedia signal processing, deep learning

Alon Harell

M.A.Sc. Student

Computational sustainability, deep learning

Elahe Hosseini

Ph.D. Student

Collaborative intelligence

Elham Ideli

M.A.Sc. Student

Speech processing and analysis, deep learning

Yunus Khan

M.Eng. Student

Deep feature compression

Binglin Li

Ph.D. Student

Shadi Momtahen

Ph.D. Student

Reinforcement learning

Saeed Ranjbar Alvar

Ph.D. Student

Video coding, deep learning

Joe Steyn

M.A.Sc. Student

Sensor fusion

Mateen Ulhaq

B.A.Sc. Student

Collaborative intelligence

Tim Woinoski

B.A.Sc. Student

Sports analytics

Alumni

We are proud of our alumni. Among them are winners of national scholarships, convocation medals, and paper awards. Most of them have gone on to join the leading tech companies, internationally and locally. A number of them have started their own companies, or chosen to pursue careers in academia.

  • Him Wai Ng (M.A.Sc. 2018, now with with AltumView Systems)
  • Stephen Makonin (PostDoc 2017-18, now Adjunct Professor at SFU)
  • Yijian Wang (M.A.Sc. 2017, now with SAP)
  • James Lin (M.A.Sc. 2017, Co-Founder of KnowIdea)
  • Hanieh Khalilian (Ph.D. 2016, now with Kodak)
  • Xing Wang (Ph.D. 2016, now with AltumView Systems)
  • Dong Zhang (Ph.D. 2016, now with AltumView Systems)
  • Mehdi Stapleton (M.A.Sc. 2016, now with TU Graz, Austria)
  • Golara Javadi (M.A.Sc. 2016, now with ZE Power Engineering)
  • Ravneet Sohi (M.Eng. 2016, now with Broadcom)
  • S. Hossein Khatoonabadi (Ph.D. 2015, now with PDFTron)
  • Siyu Wu (M.A.Sc. 2015)
  • Omar Alhussein (M.A.Sc. 2015, now Ph.D. student at the University of Waterloo)
  • Manjur Rashed (M.Eng. 2015, now with Broadcom)
  • Steven Chen (M.Eng. 2015, now with Bendix CVS)
  • Yu Gao (Ph.D. 2014, now with AltumView Systems)
  • Victor Mateescu (M.A.Sc. 2014, now with MDA)
  • Xiao Luo (M.A.Sc. 2014)
  • Mehdi Seyfi (Ph.D. 2013, now with AltumView Systems)
  • Hadi Hadizadeh (Ph.D. 2013, now Assistant Professor at Quchan University of Technology)
  • Simranjit Sidhu (B.A.Sc. 2013, now with Amazon)
  • Yue-Meng Chen (M.A.Sc. 2007, Ph.D. 2012, Founder and CEO of HiCling)
  • Moein Shayegannia (M.A.Sc. 2012, now Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto)
  • Simran Sarai (M.Eng. 2012, now with Schneider Electric)
  • Xiaoyu Xiu (Ph.D. 2011, now with InterDigital)
  • Upul Samarawickrama (Ph.D. 2011, now with Microsoft)
  • Parmida Beigi (M.A.Sc. 2011, now with Boeing)
  • Xiaozheng Huang (M.A.Sc. 2011, now with Tencent)
  • Xiaonan Ma (M.A.Sc. 2011, now with Boeing)
  • Mohammad Jafar Taghiyar Renani (M.A.Sc. 2011, now with BC Cancer Agency)
  • Calvin Che (M.A.Sc. 2011, now with Fortinet)
  • Dong Zhang (M.A.Sc. 2010, Ph.D. 2016, now with AltumView Systems)
  • Andrew Au (B.A.Sc. 2010, Co-Founder of SocialMi, iQmetrix, and Thinkingbox)
  • Mario Enriquez (PostDoc 2009-10, now R&D Manager at Amway)
  • Jing Wang (Ph.D. 2010, now with GigPeak)
  • Hongfei Du (PostDoc 2008-2009, now with InterDigital)
  • Mahin Torki (M.A.Sc. 2009, now with Amazon)
  • Derek Pang (B.A.Sc. 2009, now with Lytro)
  • S. Mohsen Amiri (M.A.Sc. 2009, now with Postmates)
  • Guoqian Sun (M.A.Sc. 2009, now with Apple)
  • Myo Tun (PostDoc 2008, now with Avaya)
  • Sohail Bahmani (M.A.Sc. 2008, now PostDoc at GeorgiaTech)
  • Duncan Chan (B.A.Sc. 2008, now with Microsoft)
  • Sunghoon Ivan Lee (B.A.Sc. 2008, now Assistant Professor at UMass-Amherst)
  • Tong Jin (Ph.D. 2006, now with Teradici)
  • Raymond Ngun (M.Eng. 2006, now with Broadcom)
  • Victor Chan (M.Eng. 2006, now with MDA)
  • Howard Chang (B.A.Sc. 2006, now with Ericsson)

Earlier Alumni (students of Dr. J. Vaisey)

  • Chen Ji (M.A.Sc. 2001)
  • K.P. Subbalakshmi (Ph.D. 2000, now Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology)
  • Ed Chiu (M.A.Sc. 1999)
  • David Hargreaves (M.A.Sc. 1994, Vice President of MDA)
  • David Houlding (M.A.Sc. 1994, Principal Healthcare Program Manager at Microsoft)

Visitors

  • Prof. Yanshan Xiao, China Three Gorges University (2018-2019)
  • Prof. Yingchun Wu, Taiyuan University of Science and Technology, China (2018-2019)
  • Harshavardhan Unnibhavi, Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad (2018)
  • Shikha Singh, IIIT Delhi (2018)
  • Megha Gaur, IIIT Delhi (2017-2018)
  • Jian Jin, Beijing Jiaotong University, China (2016-18)
  • Xiwu Shang, Shanghai University, China (2016-17)
  • Lijun Zhao, Beijing Jiaotong University, China (2016-17)
  • Lei Liu, Beijing Jiaotong University, China (2014-16)
  • Meiqin Liu, Beijing Jiaotong University, China (2014-15)
  • Prof. Huihui Bai, Beijing Jiaotong University, China (2014-15)
  • Kongfen Zhu, Taiyuan University of Science and Technology, China (2014-15)
  • Pengfei Wan, HKUST (2013)
  • Prof. Gene Cheung, York University (2012)
  • Yunlong Feng, National Institute of Informatics, Japan (2012)
  • Prof. Donggyu Sim, Kwangwoon University, Korea (2011-2012)
  • Woong Lim, Kwangwoon University, Korea (2012-2013)
  • Kyung-Yeon Min, Kwangwoon University, Korea (2011-2012)
  • Jung-Hak Nam, Kwangwoon University, Korea (2011-2012)
  • Lili Meng, Beijing Jiaotong University, China (2010-11)
  • Shaokun Guo, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China (2010)
  • Prof. Jian Wang, Xi'an Technological University, China (2010)
  • Prof. John Crawford, UC Irvine (2008)
  • Lijie Liu, Johns Hopkins University (2005)