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Dr. Reza Sedaghat

Professor Reza Sedaghat smiles in his office.
BSc, MASc, PhD, PEng
416-979-5000 ext. 6083

Areas of Academic Interest

Single-objective optimization problem

Multi-objective optimization problem

VLSI design

Quadratic assignment problem

Advanced algorithms

Design automation

Cross layer design and optimization


Year University Degree
1999 University of Hannover PhD
1994 University of Kassel MASc
1992 University of Kassel BSc

Courses Taught

Course Code Course
EE 8504 Advanced VLSI/FPGA system Design and Optimization Algorithms
COE 428 Engineering Algorithms and Data Structures
COE 328 Digital Systems
  • IEEE Ryerson Professor of the year, 2017
  • Ryerson Research Excellence Award, 2012 
  • Teaching Awards, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Selected Publications

Selected Patents

  • OPR-AL (Optimization Problems Research and Applications Laboratory)

Professional Memberships

  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng), Professional Engineers Ontario, Canada
  • IEEE Senior Member, IEEE 

Editorial Activities

  • Reviewer, IEEE Transaction on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Journal
  • Reviewer, Journal of Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, Elsevier, Journal
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transaction, Journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems, Elsevier, Journal
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transaction, International Journal of Microelectronics, Elsevier, Journal
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transaction, International Journal of Microelectronics Reliability, Elsevier
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transaction, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Journal