- Received the Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University.
- Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University (current)
- Director of Wayne State Multimedia Computing and Networking Research Laboratory (current)
- Graduate Program Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering (past)
- Served as a Consulting Expert on numerous patent infringement cases related to media streaming.
- Served as a Consulting Expert on corporate litigation cases related to networking, anonymous e-mails, and secure multimedia products.
- Served as an External Expert for numerous university and program review and accreditation.
- Served as an External Expert for university program and course reforms.
- Served as an Expert on Specialty Occupation Evaluation of three H1-B visa cases for Software Engineer and Project Engineer positions.
- Internationally recognized expert computer systems in with special interests in multimedia computing and networking and the design of large-scale computer vision, automated video surveillance, and video streaming systems. The aspects include cross-layer optimization, distributed processing, energy efficiency, and characterization and application of deep learning (with convolutional neural networks).
- Published extensively in top venues.
- Have been awarded a US Patent on automated video surveillance systems.
- My research projects have been primarily sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
- Served as the Chair of the Interest Group on Media Streaming of the IEEE Multimedia Technical Committee.
- Served as the Co-Director of the IEEE Multimedia Communication Technical Committee Review Board.
- Served as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology.
- Served as Guest Editor and Reviewer for prestigious journals and magazines.
- Have been involved in the organization of numerous international conferences.
- Served as a Panelist for the National Science Foundation and the National of Health and as a Site Review Panelist for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
- IEEE SEM Outstanding Professional Award
- WSU President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
- WSU College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award
- Penn State Graduate Student Teaching Award, CSE Dept.
- IEEE Senior Member