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Dr. Alireza Sadeghian

Contact Information

George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre

245 Church St, Toronto, ON M5B 1Z4


(416) 979-5000 ext. 6961

Academic Appointments

  • Professor, Department of Computer Science, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Affiliate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science, St. Michael’s Hospital

Research Focus

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning

Honors & Awards

  • Top 25 Canadian Scientists, Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science
  • YSGS Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education Award, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Distinguished Award, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Science, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Dean’s Research Award, Faculty of Science, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Outstanding Leadership Award, IEEE Toronto
  • People’s Choice Award, Angels Den Competition, St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation

Boards & Professional Organizations

  • Standards Development for the Computational Intelligence Society Standards Committee, XAI - eXplainable AI Working Group, IEEE P2976 Working Group, 2021
  • Member, IEEE Standard Associations
  • Editorial Board, Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier
  • Associate Editor, Information Sciences, Elsevier
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Access, IEEE
  • Associate Editor, Expert Systems, Wiley
  • Chair, IEEE Toronto, Technical Society Chapter, Computational Intelligence

Career Highlights

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& Patents

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