DISCOVER Lab professors Shirmohammadi and Al Osman have received a $546,800 NSERC Strategic grant titled "HiPer Clouding: High Performance Cloud Gaming" to work with Ubique Networks to study and develop new Software Defined Networking (SDN) systems specifically for Cloud Gaming applications, making possible the delivery of satisfactory QoE, real-time and bandwidth-intensive cloud games over future communication networks.


DISCOVER Lab is pleased to announce that 3 of its PhD students have won highly competitive Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology. Congratulations go to Maryam Amiri, Bahareh Taji, and Hossein Ebrahimi Dinaki!

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Lab Director Prof. Shirmohammadi gave an invited talk on "Using SDN to Deliver Quality of Experience for Multimedia Services" at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications in Santa Clara, California, USA. Link here.



Lab Director Prof. Shirmohammadi gave an invited talk on "Cloud Gaming: Improving Quality of Experience with Adaptation and SDN" at the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications in Maui, Hawaii, USA. Link here.


Former DISCOVER Lab Ph.D. student Dr. Abbas Javadtalab becomes Assistant Professor at Concordia University, Canada. We wish all the best to Abbas in his career!



DISCOVER Lab has received an NSERC Engage Plus research grant, "Multiuser Fair Resource Allocation in Home Gateways Targeting Cloud Gaming" to work with Ubique Networks and develop a system that supports multiple users running several applications at home sharing a single home gateway, taking into account prioritization in resource allocation at both the user level and flow level, with real-time re-optimization.


DISCOVER Lab is very excited to announce that Ph.D. student Alaa Eddin Alchalabi has won one of only 75 province-wide Ontario Trillium Scholarships, valued at $40,000 per year for 4 years. Congratulations, Alaa!


The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has elevated Prof. Shirmohammadi to the ACM Senior Member grade. For more info, please see here



DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shervin Shirmohammadi has been appointed for a 5-year term as the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, the number 1 journal in I&M.


DISCOVER Lab Director Prof. Shirmohammadi has been appointed to the Steering Committee of the IEEE Transactions on Games.


Master's student Alejandra Ornelas Barajas has won 1st place in the Computer Science category of the Faculty of Engineering's Graduate poster competition with her work “A Serious Game for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder as a Tool for Play Therapy”, beating out both her peers and PhD candidates. Excellent job, Alejandra, and congratulations!


Recently graduated DISCOVER Lab Master's student Shailendra Singh joins Decision Resources Group as a Senior Analyst. Congratulation to Shailendra!