About Reza Shoja Ghiass
Reza Shoja Ghiass
Job title:
Former student
Office: PLT-1102-F
Phone: +1(418)656-2131 #4786
Fax: +1(418)656-3159
Research interests:
Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality
Face Recognition (2D/3D/Infrared)
Face Detection
Face Tracking
Facial Expression Recognition
Pose Estimation
Thermal Vision
Computer Vision
Deep Learning


Gathered Université Laval Face Motion and Time-Lapse Database (ULFMT) from 2010 to 2014 from 238 subjects. To obtain the database please refer to the following link:


Sharif University Of Technology:

2009: T.A. for Measurement

Laval University:

2010, 2011, 2012: T.A. for Circuits (GEL-1000)
2011, 2013:T.A. for Image Processing (GIF-7007)
2011, 2012:T.A. for Logic Circuits (GIF-1002)
2013:T.A. for Microprocessors and Micro-Controllers (GIF-4200)

Academic degrees:
M.Sc., Electrical Eng. (Communication Systems),
Sharif University of Technology,
Iran (2009)

B.Sc., Electrical Eng. (Electronics),
Amirkabir University of Technology (Polytechnic of Tehran),
Iran (2006)

- Jan. 2015- July. 2015: Post Doctoral researcher at Laval university and Auto 21 Inc.
- Oct 2015 - Sep. 2016: C++ programmer at Numetrix Technologies (Computer Vision R & D)
- Sep 2016 - June 2017: Computer vision scientist at Vrvana (Acquired by Apple)
- Dec 2017 - Current: Senior Computer Vision Eng. at Zebra (previously Motorola)

Activities and Associations:
Laval University:
2013: Participation at a Scientific TV documentary on my PhD project for "le Code Chastenay-Tele Quebec":

Video Link

2011: Interview with a Quebec-Science Journalist about Security:


2010, 2011:Vice president of Iranian association at Laval university

2010: Executive member for Qirt2010

2013: Executive member for ISEM2013

Review Activities:
- Program committee of AAAI'17
- Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU) reviewer
- mitacs-Canada
-Reviewer of ''IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS)''
-Reviewer of ''Optical Engineering Journal-SPIE''
-Reviewer of IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) Image Processing Journal

Distinctions and Awards:
-Selected by Laval university as one of the only eight students nominated for Vanier Scholarship (The most prestigious scholarship of Canada for which only 600 PhD students from all of research fields and all of Canadian Universities are nominated each year)


Collaborative work and Supervised projects

Available publications


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