Dr. Amir Shabani is the NSERC Industrial Research Chair (IRCC) in Smart Connected Buildings. His main research focus is on the applications of Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Human-centered Intelligent Systems. Amir is the director of Intelligent Building Automation Systems (IBAS) lab at George Brown College, Toronto, where his research team is closely collaborating with industry leaders on research and development, unbiased assessment, and deployment of new technologies that make homes and buildings smarter and more socially amenable.
Dr. Shabani received his Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo with the focus on Video Analytics and Machine Learning with applications in health care and automated surveillance. His undergraduate degree was in Electronics Engineering with the main focus on digital signal processing and computer interfacing. Amir did his Master’s thesis on 3D computer vision using structured-light techniques while working with several international companies designing advanced end-to-end automation solutions towards industry 4.0. Dr. Shabani had been invited-speaker to Stanford University, Queen-Mary University of London, University of Toronto, University of Ottawa, and IEEE Toronto.
Vice-Chair of IEEE Magnetics Chapter