Parham Aarabi is a Canada Research Chair in Multi-Sensor Information Systems, an Assistant Professor in the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, and the Founder and Director of the Artificial Perception Laboratory. Professor Aarabi received his B.A.S. degree in engineering science (electrical option) in 1998, his M.A.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering in 1999, both from the University of Toronto, and his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University. In November 2002, he was selected as the Best Computer Engineering Professor of the 2002 fall session. Prior to joining the University of Toronto in June 2001, Professor Aarabi was a Coinstructor at Stanford University as well as a Consultant to various silicon valley companies. His current research interests include sound localization, microphone arrays, speech enhancement, audiovisual signal processing, human-computer interactions, and VLSI implementation of speech processing applications.
Biography Updated on 2 October 2002