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April Khademi

Assistant Professor

  • 2014-2017, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Guelph
  • 2013, Senior Scientist and Innovation Specialist, PathCore Inc.
  • 2011 - 2013, Algorithm Development Specialist, GE Healthcare
  • 2009 - 2010, R&D Engineer, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
  • 2006 - 2007, R&D Engineer, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • 2004, R&D Engineer, Electric Spin Corporation
  • 2006-2012, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Toronto
  • 2004-2006, M.A.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Ryerson University
  • 1999-2004, B.Eng, Electrical Engineering, Ryerson University



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.


  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science & Technology (OGSST), University of Toronto (09-10)
  • Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Scholar & Finalist Anita Borg Inst./Google (08-09)
  • IEEE Canada Women in Engineering Award, IEEE (09)
  • IEEE Toronto Section Outstanding New Leader Award, IEEE (08)
  • L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Scholarship, L'Oréal-UNESCO Canada/UN (08)
  • NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (NSERC CGS), Gov’t of Canada, (06-09)
  • Governor General’s Gold Medal, Governor General’s Office of Canada, Ryerson University (06)
  • Best Teaching Assistant of the Year Award x 2, ECE Dept., Ryerson University (05 AND 06)
  • Dennis Mock Student Leadership Awards, School of Graduate Studies, Ryerson University(06)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), Government of Ontario, Ryerson University (05-06)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science & Technology (OGSST)– Gov’t of Ontario, Ryerson (04-05)
  • Best Undergraduate Technical Paper – IEEE's ICUE 2004 (04)
  • Senior Member, IEEE