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Tiago H. Falk

Tiago H. Falk is an Assistant Professor at INRS-EMT (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique - Energie, Materiaux, et Telecommunications) where he directs the Multimedia/Multimodal Signal Analysis and Enhancement (MuSAE) Laboratory.

Dr. Falk received the BSc degree from the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, in 2002, and the MSc and PhD degrees from Queen's University, Canada, in 2005 and 2008, respectively, all in electrical engineering. In 2007, he was a visiting Research Fellow at the Sound and Image Processing Lab, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, and in 2008 at the Quality and Usability Lab, Deutsche Telekom/TU Berlin, Germany.

From 2009-2010 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Holland-Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, affiliated with the University of Toronto. Dr. Falk is also an Adjunct Scientist at Holland-Bloorview and a Research Advisor for InteraXon - Thought Controlled Computing in Toronto, Canada.

His research interests are at the cross-roads of multimedia and biomedical signal processing. More specifically, they involve human perceptual and cognitive modeling for next-generation multimedia communications, health diagnostics, and defense applications; neurotechnologies; sensor fusion; and human-machine interfaces.

He has published over 70 journal manuscripts, conference papers, and book chapters in these topics and received numerous awards for his contributions.

Dr. Falk is a Member of the IEEE Speech and Language Technical Committee and is serving as a 'Special Sessions' co-chair for the ISSPA'2012 conference and as symposium co-chair (Biomedical & Health Informatics) for the CCECE'2012 conference, both to be held in Montreal.

He is also a TPC Member for the ICBBE'2012 conference to be held in Shanghai, China.

Institution: INRS-EMT
SYTACom membership: Associate