Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Canada Research Chair, Tier II (Biomedical Engineering)


Purang Abolmaesumi received his BSc (1995) and MSc (1997) from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, and his PhD (2002) from UBC, all in electrical engineering. From 2002 to 2009, he was a faculty member with the School of Computing, Queen’s University. He then joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UBC, where he is a Canada Research Chair, Tier II, in Biomedical Engineering and Professor, with Associate Memberships to the Department of Urologic Sciences and the School of Biomedical Engineering.

Dr. Abolmaesumi’s internationally recognized research program investigates advanced topics in medical imaging, machine learning on data at scale, and image-guided diagnosis and interventions.