Research Chair: Ervin Sejdić, PhD
Ervin Sejdić, PhD, is the new Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence for Health Outcomes. He comes to North York General from the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Ervin Sejdić earned his PhD degree in electrical engineering from the Western University. His enormous potential has been recognized by his peers through numerous awards, including the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award and the 2013 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, which is the highest honour bestowed by the United States government on outstanding scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers. He was also honoured with the 2018 Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Award at the University of Pittsburgh.