Ervin Sejdic

Ervin Sejdic

Ervin Sejdic (S’00-M’08) received the B.E.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada, in 2002 and 2008, respectively.

He was a Postdoctoral Fellow with Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital/University of Toronto and a Research Fellow in medicine with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Swanson School of Engineering), the Department of Bioengineering (Swanson School of Engineering), the Department of Biomedical Informatics (School of Medicine), and the Intelligent Systems Program (Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences) at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. His research interests include biomedical and theoretical signal processing, swallowing difficulties, gait and balance, assistive technologies, rehabilitation engineering, anticipatory medical devices, and advanced information systems in medicine.

Dr. Sejdic received prestigious research scholarships from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada in 2003 and 2005. He also received the Melvin First Young Investigators Award from the Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew Senior Life in Boston, MA. In February 2016, President Obama named Dr. Sejdic as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. In 2017, Dr. Sejdic was awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, which is the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of the career-development activities of those scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization.


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