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Research Summary

Applications Domains
  • Autonomous Vehicles 
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Smart Agriculture
  • AI-based Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Education Technology
  • Age- and Dementia-friendly communities and cities
Research in Software Systems Engineering for :
  • Multi-modal deep machine learning
  • Big Data Analytics & Governance
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Internet of Things
  • Software Process Management, Software User and Requirements Analysis, Software Analysis and Testing, Software Design
  • Distributed/Cloud computing, Wireless and Wired Networking, and Vehicular Systems.

External research funding: My research team was  awarded more than $3 Million over 30 research projects where I was a PI or Co-PI including competitive  international, national, provincial, and industrial grants and contracts.    Funding agencies included:

  • NSERC (DG and Engage),
  • OCI-OVIN & Alberta Innovates 
  • Ministry of Transport Ontario (MTO), Transport Canada, Sask. Highways, ETR 407 Inc, 
  • Prairie Robotics Inc, WestGrid, PTRC, WED, Communities of Tomorrow,  HajjCore, 
Publications I authored 55+ peer-reviewed full-length papers where I am either the 1st or 2nd author,  as follows:
  • Journal papers:  IEEE JSAC, Elsevier Future Generations Computer Systems and Elsevier Applied Soft Computing
  • Book chapters  with CRC Press, McGrow Hill, LNCS, IGI global 
  • IEEE core conferences  such as IEEE IV, IEEE PerCom, IEEE GlobeCom, IEEE VTC, IEEE IM 
  • Technical and industrial reports to funding agencies.