Bahram Zahir Azami
Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington
Bahram Zahir received his PhD degree in Communications and Electronics from Telecom ParisTech, France; master degree in signal processing from INPG, Grenoble, France; and electrical engineering degree from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, respectively in 1999, 1995 and 1989. He has worked as a research engineer at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, from 1989 to 1994 and later as a research assistant from 1999 to 2000 at the University of Ottawa. In January 2001 he joined Nortel Networks wireless team and worked on 3G systems (UMTS). From 2003 to 2006 Bahram worked as a co-founder and CTO at a start-up. He has also been a part-time professor at SITE, University of Ottawa, from 2001 to 2006. From 2007 to 2009 he has worked at the University of Kurdistan as an assistant professor. In 2010, he was a visiting professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, where he is now an adjunct professor. From 2010 to 2016 he worked as a consulting research scientist at Avicenna Solutions in Toronto. Bahram joined Microsoft’s DDSG in 2016, as a senior data scientist. He has published several technical papers and has one US patent. Bahram is a senior member of the IEEE and has served in various positions within IEEE, including the Ottawa ComSoc Chapter chair in 2006.