Dr. Ali Miri
Dr. Ali Miri has been a Full Professor at the School of Computer Science, Ryerson University, Toronto since 2009. He is the Research Director of the Privacy and Big Data Institute, at Ryerson University, an Affiliated Scientist at Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, a member of the Standards Council of Canada, Big Data Working Group, and a member of the Ontario Center of Excellence’s College of Reviewers.
He has also been with the School of Information Technology and Engineering and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Ottawa from 2001 as an Assistant Professor, and later as an Associate Professor in 2005, a Full Professor at 2008, and an Adjunct Professor since 2009. He has held visiting positions at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Toronto in 2006, and Universite de Cergy-Pontoise, France in 2007, and Alicante and Albecete Universities in Spain in 2008.
He has over 25 years of research experience in security and privacy technologies and their applications, computer networks and digital communication, and cloud computing and big data. He has authored and co-authored over 200 refereed manuscripts, including 6 books, and 7 patents in these fields. Dr. Miri has served on more than 70 organizing and technical program committees of international conferences and workshops, and has been the main organizer of over a dozen international conferences. He has supervised over 70 students, and has also overseen the successful completion of a large number of industry-related security projects. He has served as an editor for a number of international journals. He regularly acts as a consultant to industry on various projects, and is on a number of steering or advisory boards. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of the Professional Engineers Ontario.