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X.P. Zhang photo Jul. 19, 2021 • IEEE Fellow Xiao-Ping Zhang has been named Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, succeeding Lina J. Karam, Lebanese American University, who has held the post as Editor-in-Chief since 2019.
ryerson logo Jul. 19, 2021 • Best Paper Runner-up Award Naimul Khan's masters student, Julian True's paper, "Motion vector Extrapolation for Video Object Detection" won the best paper runner-up award at the CVPR 2021 robust video understanding workshop. The paper shows that utilizing motion vectors can decrease object detection latency 25x while maintaining accuracy.
Vince Luong photo Vincent Luong, 1961–2021 Engineering Support Staff in the Department passed away January 14, 2021.
Sam Mikhail photo Sam Mikhail, 1941–2020 Professor of Electrical Technology at then Ryerson Polytechnic Institute passed away December 17th, 2020. He was a major force behind the Department's evolution from its technology programs to fully accredited engineering programs.
X.P. Zhang photo Dec. 7, 2020 • IEEE Fellow Xiao-Ping Zhang has been elevated to IEEE Fellow for his contributions to signal processing in finance. This is one of the IEEE's highest honours and only .1% of members are selected annually.
Bagheri photo Nov. 2020 • NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation Ebrahim Bagheri was awarded $200,000 in recognition of his pioneering technology development carried out in collaboration with Warranty Life. The research will explore the potential for advanced social media analytics to help combat online misinformation.
ryerson logo Feb. 3, 2020 • $474K CIHR GRANT Karthi Umapathy (PI & NPA, Ryerson), Hans Katzberg (PI, Toronto General Hospital), Mark Boulos (PI, Sunnybrook Health Sciences), Sridhar Krishnan (Co-Applicant, Ryerson), Brian Murray (CA, Sunnybrook Health Sciences), Arun Sundaram (CA, Sunnybrook Health Sciences), and Kevin Thorpe (CA, University of Toronto), were awarded $474K from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for their research project titled "Signal Processing Methods in Detecting Myasthenia Gravis Using Electrooculography Signals". Myasthenia Gravis is a muscle weakness disorder that can become fatal if it affects the vital muscles needed for breathing and swallowing.