ADMINISTRATION

DIMITRI ANDROUTSOS DEPARTMENT CHAIR ENG472 • 416.979.5000 x6104
dimitri@ryerson.ca
MIKE KASSAM ASSOCIATE CHAIR, STUDENT AFFAIRS • PROGRAM DIRECTOR, BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING ENG470 • 416.979.5000 x6103
mkassam@ryerson.ca
AMIRNASER YAZDANI ASSOCIATE CHAIR, GRADUATE STUDIES ENG469 • 416.979.5000 x6178
yazdani@ryerson.ca
SOOSAN BEHESHTI PROGRAM DIRECTOR, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ENG425 • 416.979.5000 x4906
soosan@ee.ryerson.ca
ANDY YE PROGRAM DIRECTOR, COMPUTER ENGINEERING ENG319 • 416.979.5000 x4901
aye@ee.ryerson.ca
BOBBY MA PROGRAM DIRECTOR, COMPUTER NETWORKS EPH406 • 416.979.5000 x7929
bma@ee.ryerson.ca

FACULTY

JAVAD ALIREZAIE B.Sc. Tehran, M.A.Sc, Ph.D. Wat., P.Eng. ENG452 • 416.979.5000 x6092
javad@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: biomedical signals and image processing, computer aided diagnosis, neural networks, pattern recognition, computer vision and modeling, bioinformatics and bioengineering.
DIMITRI ANDROUTSOS B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Tor., P.Eng. ENG472 • 416.979.5000 x6104
dimitri@ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: multimedia, image and video processing, 3D cinema and stereography.
ALAGAN ANPALAGAN B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., Ph.D., Tor., P.Eng. ENG447 • 416.979.5000 x6079
alagan@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: radio resource management, radio access and networking, wireless cross layer design and optimization, green communication technologies, cognitive radios, cooperative communication, multicarrier spread spectrum communication, vehicular access networks.
EBRAHIM BAGHERI B.Sc., M.Sc. FUM, Ph.D. UNB, P.Eng. ENG316 • 416.979.5000 x7953
bagheri@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: software and knowledge engineering, semantic technologies, web mining, intelligent and adaptive systems, and business process modeling.
SOOSAN BEHESHTI B.A.Sc. IUT Isfahan, M.A.Sc., Ph.D. MIT, P.Eng. ENG425 • 416.979.5000 x4906
soosan@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: signal and information processing, statistical signal processing, Information theory, data denoising, data compression, control, and system theory and modeling.
JOHN CHEN B.A.Sc. Ott. M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Wat., P.Eng. ENG458 • 416.979.5000 x6090
ychen@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: control of robotics manipulators, numerical solution of optimal control problems.
RICHARD CHEUNG B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., Ph.D., Tor., P.Eng. ENG330 • 416.979.5000 x6112
rcheung@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: nuclear electricity generation and transmission, power system operations, power system protection and stability, power electronics, power engineering software, energy efficiency, power quality, substation communication.
KEN CLOWES B.Eng. (HONS.) McGill. ENG449 • 416.979.5000 x6099
kclowes@ee.ryerson.ca
TEACHING INTERESTS: embedded system design and test environments, object oriented client/server software systems.
OLIVIA DAS B.Sc., M.Sc. Calcutta, M.Sc., Ph.D. Carleton, P.Eng. ENG464 • 416.979.5000 x6114
odas@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: dependability and performance evaluation of distributed systems; software performance engineering; mathematical modeling using fault-trees, Markov models, Petri nets and layered queueing theory.
XAVIER FERNANDO B.Sc.Eng. Peradeniya, M.Sc. AIT Bangkok, Ph.D. Calgary, P. Eng. ENG437 • 416.979.5000 x6077
fernando@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: signal processing for optical/wireless communication systems, radio over fiber systems.
VADIM GEURKOV B.Sc., M.Sc. Tbilisi, Ph.D. Moscow, P.Eng. ENG430 • 416.979.5000 x6088
vgeurkov@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: built-in self-test and built-in self-repair in reconfigurable computing systems, digital and mixed-signal systems testing and testable design, self-diagnosis in microprocessor based measurement instruments, fault tolerance in digital and mixed-signal systems, error-control codes.
XIJIA GU M.Sc. Tor., Ph.D. Wat. EPH400C • 416.979.5000 x4151
xgu@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: high-power fiber laser, fiber-optic devices, fiber-optic sensors.
LING GUAN B.Sc. Tianjin, M.Sc. Wat., Ph.D. B.C. ENG315 • 416.979.5000 x6072
lguan@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: multimedia processing and communications, reality computing, image and video processing, machine learning, pattern recognition, human-computer interaction, visual information mining, intelligent healthcare systems, smart living, e-heritage.
ALI HUSSEIN B.Sc. Alex., M.Sc., Ain Shams, Ph.D. Tor., P.Eng. ENG332 • 416.979.5000 x6108
ahussein@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: measurement, characterization and modelling of fast transients (lightning, nuclear-generated high-altitude electromagnetic pulse and electrostatic discharge), signal de-noising techniques (Fourier and wavelets transforms).
MUHAMMAD JASEEMUDDIN NED Karachi, M.Sc. UT Arlington, Ph.D. Tor., P.Eng. ENG450 • 416.979.5000 x6073
jaseem@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: IP networking, mobile wireless access network, IP routing, content distribution internetworking.
SHEIK KARIM B.Sc., M.Sc., Dacca, Ph.D. Belf., C.ENG. (U.K.), P.Eng. ENG334 • 416.979.5000 x6111
skarim@ee.ryerson.ca
TEACHING INTERESTS: power systems planning, motor control, power electronics.
MIKE KASSAM B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., Tor., Dr.Univ. Miskolc, P.Eng. ENG470 • 416.979.5000 x6103
mkassam@ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: non-invasive medical diagnostic techniques & instrumentation, biomedical sensors and transducers, real-time digital signal processing & embedded systems, SoC and advanced analog/digital circuit designs.
APRIL KHADEMI B.Eng., M.A.Sc. Ryerson, Ph.D. Tor., P.Eng. ENG428 • 416.979.5000 x4037
akhademi@ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: medical image analysis techniques for radiology and pathology images, generalized grayscale and colour image processing methodologies, biomedical signal processing, machine learning, personalized medicine, computer-aided diagnosis, bigdata analysis, MRI, digital pathology.
GUL KHAN B.E. UET, Lahore, M.Sc. Syracuse, Ph.D. London, P.Eng. ENG448 • 416.979.5000 x6084
gnkhan@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: embedded systems, hardware/software codesign, MPSoC, NoC, fault-tolerant systems, high performance computing, computer vision and multimedia systems.
NAIMUL KHAN B.A.Sc., BUET, M.Sc. Windsor, Ph.D. Ryerson EPH418 • 416.979.5000 x6479
n77khan@ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: machine learning, computer vision, augmented/virtual reality, medical imaging
LEV KIRISCHIAN M.Sc., Ph.D., Moscow, P.Eng. ENG432 • 416.979.5000 x6076
lkirisch@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: task-adaptive reconfigurable computing systems, automated architectural synthesis of data-flow parallel computers and FPGA-based stream processors.
SRI KRISHNAN B.E. Anna, M.Sc., Ph.D., Calgary, P.Eng. ENG369 • 416.979.5000 x7548
krishnan@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: adaptive signal representation and analysis, biomedical signal/image analysis, multimedia information security, assistive technologies, affective computing, compressed sensing.
BOBBY MA B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., Ph.D., Wat., P.Eng. EPH406 • 416.979.5000 x7929
bma@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: network security, internet protocols.
KRISTIINA VALTER MAI B.A.Sc. Wat., M.Sc., Ph.D. Tor., P.Eng. ENG318 • 416.979.5000 x6085
kvmai@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: sustainability engineering, biomedical and rehabilitation engineering; human computer interaction.
NAGI MEKHIEL B.Sc. Assiut, M.A.Sc. Tor., Ph.D. McMaster, P.Eng. ENG446 • 416.979.5000 x7251
nmekhiel@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: computer architecture, parallel processing, high performance memory systems, advanced processors, VLSI, and performance evaluation of computer systems.
FARAH MOHAMMADI B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., Tehran, Ph.D. IEMN, France, P.Eng. ENG461 • 416.979.5000 x6094
fmohamma@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: advanced electro-thermal analysis of integrated circuits, development of electro-thermal test tools for IC's, microwave circuits CAD, applied electromagnetics, modeling of interconnects and packaging effects in high-speed circuits, advanced modeling and design methodologies for RF/microwave components.
KAAMRAN RAAHEMIFAR B.Sc. Sharif, M.Sc. Wat., Ph.D. Windsor, P.Eng. ENG453 • 416.979.5000 x6097
kraahemi@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: 1) Optimization in Engineering: theory and application; 2) Big Data Analysis (dictionary/sparse representations, interpolation, predictions); 3) Modelling, simulation, design, and testing; 4) Time-based operations.
LARISSA SCHUDLO B.Eng. McMaster, M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Tor. ENG438 • 416.979.5000 x3728
lschudlo@ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: biomedical signal processing, near-infrared spectroscopy, machine learning, pattern recognition, non-invasive screening/monitoring techniques.
REZA SEDAGHAT B.Sc., M.Sc. Kassel, Ph.D. Hannover, P.Eng. ENG431 • 416.979.5000 x6083
rsedagha@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: VLSI design, digital circuits & systems, testing & design for testability, FPGA, graph algorithms.
DAFNA SUSSMAN B.A.Sc. (HONS.) Tor., M.Sc. Wat., Ph.D. Tor. ENG317 • 416.979.5000 x3767
dafna.sussman@ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), spectroscopy (MRS), oximetry, Phase-Contrast (PC-MRI), Image Registration; applications in obstetric medicine and fetal development.
KARTHI UMAPATHY B.E. Bharathiar, M.Phil. Hertfordshire, Ph.D. W. Ont., P.Eng. ENG459 • 416.979.5000 x7207
karthi@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: biomedical signal and image analysis, time-frequency analysis, digital signal processing, cardiac electrophysiology, magnetic resonance imaging, feature extraction and pattern classification, audio signal processing.
BALA VENKATESH B.Eng. Madras, M.Eng., Ph.D. Anna, P.Eng. ENG320 • 416.979.5000 x2232
venkatesh@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: power systems analysis and optimization specializing in fuzzy optimization applications to power systems.
BIN WU M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Tor., P.Eng. ENG328 • 416.979.5000 x6484
bwu@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: power electronics, electric drives, wind energy, solar energy, alternative energy.
DAVID XU M.Sc., Ph.D. Tsinghua, P.Eng. ENG333 • 416.979.5000 x6075
dxu@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: power electronics, renewable energy, electric drives and machine designs.
TRUMAN YANG M.Sc. Jilin, Ph.D. Regina ENG435 • 416.979.5000 x4175
cungang@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: role-based access control modeling, web security, information flow control and security in wireless sensor and mesh networks.
VICTOR YANG M.A.Sc., M.D.-Ph.D., Tor., P.Eng. EPH400L • 416.979.5000 x2143
yangv@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: optical coherence tomography, optical topographical imaging, medical laser ablation, medical robotics, cranial and spinal surgical navigation.
AMIRNASER YAZDANI B.Sc., M.Sc., Tehran, Ph.D., Tor., P.Eng. ENG469 • 416.979.5000 x6178
yazdani@ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: modelling and control of high-power electronic converter systems, applications of power electronics in power systems, grid integration of electronically-interfaced distributed generation and energy storage systems, microgrids and active distribution systems, renewable energy systems.
ANDY YE B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Tor., P.Eng. ENG319 • 416.979.5000 x4901
aye@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: FPGA architectures, CAD tools for FPGAs, logic synthesis, and hardware implementation of computer graphics algorithms.
FEI YUAN B.Eng. Shangdong., M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Wat., P.Eng. ENG433 • 416.979.5000 x6100
fyuan@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: CMOS circuits for passive wireless microsystems, wireless communication systems, Gbps wireline data communication systems, CMOS-enabled biosensors and actuators.
MEHMET ZEYTINOGLU B.Sc., M.Sc. Bogazici, Ph.D. UPenn., P.Eng. ENG466 • 416.979.5000 x6078
mzeytin@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: audio signal processing, statistical data analysis and digital communication systems.
XIAO-PING ZHANG M.Sc., Ph.D. Tsinghua, P.Eng. ENG451 • 416.979.5000 x6686
xzhang@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: statistical signal processing and big data analytics, multimedia content analysis, sensor networks and electronic systems, machine learning, and applications in bioinformatics, finance, and marketing.
LIAN ZHAO M.Sc. Wuhan, Ph.D. Wat., P.Eng. ENG434 • 416.979.5000 x6101
lzhao@ee.ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: wireless communications, radio resource management, power control, rate allocation, wideband CDMA and OFDM systems, low power, low-speed, and low-cost wireless sensor networks, embedded system design and implementation.
GOSHA ZYWNO M.Eng. Lodz, M.Eng. Tor., Ph.D. CU Glasgow, P.Eng. ENG463 • 416.979.5000 x6105
gzywno@ryerson.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS: engineering education.

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

YVONNE CORDWELL
Internship & Program Assistant ENG478 • 416.979.5052
cordwell@ee.ryerson.ca
MARY MACK
Administrative Coordinator ENG477 • 416.979.5000 x6074
mmack@ee.ryerson.ca
CHRISTINE MAZURKIEWICZ
Administrative Assistant ENG467 • 416.979.5000 x4903
christinem@ryerson.ca
MARTA TOSTE
Departmental Assistant ENG478 • 416.979.5052
mtoste@ee.ryerson.ca
DAWN WRIGHT
Graduate Program Administrator ENG457 • 416.979.5000 x7732
dawright@ryerson.ca

ENGINEERING STAFF

BRUCE DERWIN Graduate Studies and Research Support ENG441 • 416.979.5000 x4519 bderwin@ee.ryerson.ca
LUIS FERNANDES Support Engineer ENG440 • 416.979.5000 x6102 elf@ee.ryerson.ca
DANIEL GIANNITELLI Support Engineer ENG439 • 416.979.5000 x7574 dan@ee.ryerson.ca
JIM KOCH Support Engineer ENG418 • 416.979.5000 x6118 jkoch@ee.ryerson.ca
VINCENT LUONG Support Engineer ENG422 • 416.979.5000 x6107 vluong@ee.ryerson.ca
NRIPENDRA MALHOTRA Support Engineer ENG421 • 416.979.5000 x6115 nmalhotr@ee.ryerson.ca
JASON NAUGHTON Lead Engineer ENG439 • 416.979.5000 x7168 jason@ee.ryerson.ca
TU PHAN Support Engineer ENG424 • 416.979.5000 x7611 tphan@ee.ryerson.ca