Electrical and Computer Engineering

Saeed Gazor, P.Eng.



Dr. Saeed Gazor received the B.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering in 1987 and the M.Sc. degree in Communication Systems Engineering in 1989, from Isfahan University of Technology, both with Summa Cum Laude, the highest honors. He received his Ph.D. in Signal and Image Processing from Telecom Paris, Departement Signal (École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications /ENST, Paris), 1994, France. From 1995 to 1998, he was an Assistant Professor in Isfahan University of Technology, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He was a research associate at University of Toronto from January 1999 to July 1999.

Since 1999, he has been on the Faculty at Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario and currently holds the position of full Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also cross-appointed to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Queen's University. He teaches courses and undertakes research related to signal processing.

His research has earned him a number of awards including; a Provincial Premier's Research Excellence Award (now known as Early Research Award)a Canadian Foundation of Innovation Award and an Ontario Innovation Trust Award. His research is supported by NSERC grants, grants from Communications and Information Technology Ontario and industrial grants including Nortel Networks. More information about Dr. Saeed Gazor research team can be found at: Advanced Multi-Dimensional Signal Processing Lab. He served as Editor for IEEE Signal Processing Letters. Dr. Gazor is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Professional Engineers Ontario.

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Research Interests

His academic research interests include the areas of:

  • Detection and Estimation Theory,
  • Adaptive filters,
  • Array Signal Processing,
  • Speech Processing,
  • Signal Processing for Radars,
  • Medical Imaging,
  • Signal processing for Heart Surgery,
  • Hyperspectral Imaging,
  • Cognitive and Distributed Systems,
  • Cooperative Systems,
  • Wireless MIMO Communication Systems,
  • Channel Modeling,
  • Systems Statistical Signal Processing,

Selected Services to IEEE SP Society

  • Served as Associate editor for IEEE Signal Processing Letters
  • Reviewed papers for the society journals and conferences such as ICASSP
  • Invited Talks at various places
  • Technical Program Chair for 5th IEEE CAMSAP 2013.
  • Chair of Special Sessions for ISSPA 2012, Montreal,
  • Technical Program Chair for ISSPA 2012, Montreal
  • Signal and Multimedia Processing, 24th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering,
  • the 24th Biennial Symposium on Communications,
  • WOSSPA 2011, 7th International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications,
  • Organizing committee member of 22nd Biennial Symposium on Communications                         

Contact information

Telephone: (613) 533-6591
Fax: (613) 533-6615
E-mail: s[put a dot here]gazor[put at symbol here]queensu[put a dot here]ca

Mailing Address:
Saeed Gazor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Walter Light Hall,
Queen's University,
Ontario, K7L 3N6