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Shervin Shirmohammadi received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada, where he is currently a Full Professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is Co-Director of both the Distributed and Collaborative Virtual Environment Research Laboratory, and Multimedia Communications Research Laboratory, conducting research in multimedia systems and networking, specifically in gaming systems and virtual environments, video systems, and multimedia-assisted biomedical engineering. The results of his research have led to more than 200 publications, over 60 researchers trained at the postdoctoral, PhD, Master’s, and research engineer levels, more than a dozen patents and technology transfers to the private sector, and a number of awards and prizes. He is Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement magazine, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Senior Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, and was Associate Editor-in-Chief of Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement from 2013 to 2014, as well as Associate Editor of Springer’s Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications from 2004 to 2012. Dr. Shirmohammadi is a University of Ottawa Gold Medalist, a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario, a Senior Member of IEEE, and a Lifetime Professional Member of the ACM.