Shahryar Rahnamayan

Dr. Shahryar Rahnamayan

BSc, MSc, PhD (Waterloo), PEng, SMIEEE

Education

Professional Education Certificate in Tackling the Challenges of Big Data - MIT (Nov. - Dec. 2014)

  • Modules: 1) Introduction and Use Cases, 2) Big Data Collection, 3) Big Data Storage, 4) Big Data Systems, 5) Big Data Analytic, 6) Security and Privacy

Postdoctoral Fellow - Simon Fraser University (March - Aug. 2008)

  • Mechatronic Systems Engineering, School of Engineering Science
  • Conducting research in Expensive Optimization, Meta-modeling, Sampling methods, and Evolutionary Computation
  • Supervisor: Prof. Gary G. Wang

PhD in Systems Design Engineering - University of Waterloo (2003 - 2007)

  • Department of Systems Design Engineering
  • Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Research Group
  • Areas of Specialization: Opposition-Based Learning, Metaheuristics, Image Processing, and Optimization
  • Dissertation Title: Opposition-Based Differential Evolution
  • Supervisors: Prof. Magdy M.A. Salama and Prof. Hamid R. Tizhoosh
  • Nominated for PhD Alumni Gold Medal

CIHR Strategic Training Fellow - Robarts Research Institute (2003 - 2005)

  • Department of Medical Imaging
  • CIHR Strategic Training Program in Vascular Research
  • Areas of Specialization: Ethics and Biostatistics, Vascular Research, Intravascular Image Segmentation, and Medical Imaging Modalities
  • Program Director: Prof. Aaron Fenster

MASc in Software Engineering - Shaheed Beheshti University (1999 - 2001)

  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Thesis Title: Proposing Optimal Load Balancing for Distributed High-load Web-Servers
  • Supervisors: Prof. Feridoon Shams and Prof. Eslam Nazemi
  • First Class Honour

BSc in Software Engineering - Shaheed Beheshti University (1994 - 1998)

  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Final Project Title: Proposing an Intelligent Chess Algorithm
  • Supervisor: Prof. Shahla Tabatabaei
  • First Class Honour

Associate Degree in Electrical Power Systems - Technical Institute of Tabriz (1990 - 1992)

  • First Class Honour