Biography

Bijan Raahemi received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology, and M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, in 1988 and 1991, respectively. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada, in 1997. Dr. Raahemi then held several research positions in Telecommunications industry focusing on computer networks architectures and services, simulation and performance analysis of data networks, and dynamics of the Internet traffic.

His current research interests include Data Anayltics, Data Mining and Machine Learning with Applications in Engineering, Healthcare and Business, Big Data Analytics, Information Systems and Technologies, Business Intelligence, and Data Communications Networks and Services.

Dr. Raahemi has established the Knowledge Discovery and Data mining (KDD) Research Group including graduate students and researchers from multidisciplinary areas of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Science, and E-Business Technologies. The research programs in the KDD lab focus on two areas of (a) novel techniques of data mining and machine learning with their emerging applications in engineering, healthcare, and business; and (b) Information systems, data communications networks and services.

Dr. Raahemi's work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals and conference papers. He also holds several patents in data communications. Dr. Raahemi participated in the IEEE 802.3ae Standard Committee (1999-2001), and contributed to the definition of the WAN PHY in 10Gig Ethernet Standard.

Dr. Raahemi is a registered member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), a senior Member of  the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), and a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He is also a member of Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Electrical and Computer Engineering (OCIECE), and Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Computer Science (OCICS).