Farshad Fotouhi

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Farshad Fotouhi
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Farshad Fotouhi in 2011
Born 1957
Citizenship United States
Fields Computer Science, Databases, Data Mining, Semantic Web, Multimedia Systems, and Biomedical Informatics
Institutions Wayne State University
Alma mater Michigan State University
Doctoral advisor Sakti Pramanik

Farshad Fotouhi is the dean of Wayne State University's college of engineering.[1][2] Farshad Fotouhi joined Wayne State University in 1988 as faculty in the Department of Computer Science. From 2000 to 2004, he was associate chair of the department, and from 2004 to 2010 he was chair.

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Schooling and research[edit]

He holds a bachelor's in Computer Science from Western Michigan University and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the College of Engineering at Michigan State University.[3][4]

Fotouhi's research includes biomedical informatics, multimedia systems and the Semantic Web. He has published more than 190 papers in academic journals and conference proceedings.[5][6][7] His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Drug Abuse, Michigan Life Sciences Corridor, as well as Ford Motor Company and other companies.[citation needed]

He has been a program committee member for various conferences related to his research interests and is a member of the editorial board of IEEE Multimedia Magazine, chair of the Steering Committee of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, and a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Semantic Web and Information Systems. In recent years, Dr. Fotouhi has organized several workshops including the Workshop on Privacy in Information Society, the IEEE Workshop on Scientific Workflow, and the ACM workshop on the Many Faces of Multimedia Semantics.

He was appointed dean of Wayne State University's college of engineering in March 2011.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Wunder, Francine (December 2010). "Farshad Fotouhi appointed dean of Wayne State University's College of Engineering". Wayne State University Public Relations. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  2. ^ College of Engineering Dean Select Farshad Fotouhi
  3. ^ "Farshad Fotouhi". AI Genealogy Project Farshad Fotouhi. Archived from the original on 19 March 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  4. ^ Farshad Fotouhi at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  5. ^ List of publications from Microsoft Academic Search
  6. ^ "Google Scholar". Google Scholar. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  7. ^ Farshad Fotouhi at DBLP Bibliography Server
  8. ^ "Wayne State Engineering College Gets New Dean, CBS Detroit". 

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