Sridhar (Sri) Krishnan received the B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai, India, in 1993, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees (with student fellowship from Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, in 1996 and 1999 respectively. Sri Krishnan joined Ryerson University in July 1999, and is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Since July 2011, he is an Associate Dean (Research, Development and External Partnerships) for the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science. He is also the Co-Director of the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology (iBEST) and an Affiliate Scientist at the Keenan Research Centre in St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto.
Since January 2002 Sri Krishnan held various administrative leadership positions in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science. In 2010-2011, Sri Krishnan held Visiting Appointments in University of Rennes 1 (France), Grenoble Institute of Technology (France) and Indian Institute of Technology (Madras). Sri Krishnan is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, and is a Senior Member of IEEE (EMBS and SP societies). He was the Founding Chair (2005-2015) of IEEE Signal Processing Society, Toronto Section and Region 7 (Canada), and a Founding Member of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Toronto Section. He currently serves as a Technical Committee Member (Biomedical Signal Processing) of IEEE EMBS.
Sri Krishnan holds the Canada Research Chair position in Biomedical Signal Analysis. Sri Krishnan has successfully supervised/trained 10 Post-doc fellows, 9 PhD, 29 Masters (thesis), 9 Masters (project), 39 RAs and 17 Visiting RAs. Sri Krishnan's research interests include adaptive signal representations and analysis and their applications in biomedicine, multimedia (audio), and biometrics. He has published 260 papers in refereed journals and conferences, filed 8 invention disclosures and has one US patent. He has presented keynote/plenary/invited talks in more than 30 international conferences and workshops. Sri Krishnan also serves as a reviewer, committee member, and chair for many international conferences, journals, and granting bodies. Sri Krishnan's academic interests include (interdisciplinary) curriculum design, experiential learning, and innovation. Sri Krishnan serves in the advisory boards of research institutes, innovation centres, incubator zones, and business organizations.
Sri Krishnan is a receipient/awarded Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer Award 2016; Certificate of Appreciation from PEO York Chapter 2016; Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering in 2014; 2014 Exemplary Service Award from IEEE Toronto Section; 2014 Certificate of Merit from IEEE Signal Processing Society; 2013 Achievement in Innovation Award from Innovate Calgary; 2011 Sarwan Sahota Distinguished Scholar Award; 2011 Certificate of Appreciation from IEEE Signal Processing Society; 2010 Shastri Visiting Professorship; 2010 French Embassy Visiting Researcher; 2008 Ontario Research Innovation Award from Biodiscovery Toronto; 2007 Canadian Engineers' Young Engineer Achievement Award from Engineers’ Canada; 2006 New Pioneers Award in Science and Technology; 2006 South Asian Community Achiever Award; 2006 IEEE Toronto Section Best Chapter Chair Award; 2005 IEEE AESS Best Chapter Chair Award; 2005 IEEE Certificate of Appreciation from Six Societies; Six Best Research Paper Awards co-authored with his graduate students in International Conferences; and 2005 FEAS Research Excellence Award.
Last Updated: January 2016