Ghassem Tofighi

Ghassem Tofighi

Ghassem Tofighi


Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Ghassem has Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Communication) from Sharif University of Technology. He furthered his academic pursuits and earned has Masters of Science in Artificial Intelligence (AI) from the University of Isfahan, and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Computer Vision and Deep Learning) from Ryerson University. Ghassem is currently the Professor of Cognitive Computing and Machine Learning in the School of Applied Computing at Sheridan College.

Ghassem also functions as the Director of Sina Media Lab, and is an instructor of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence certificate programs at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies.

Previous to his work in post secondary education, Ghassem worked as Research Scientist in Konica Minolta Laboratory U.S.A., Inc. in San Mateo, California, USA, as well as a Senior R&D Engineer at Payam Afzar PeykAsa Co, Tehran, Iran.

Research Interests

  • Ghassem’s primary research interests are in Data Science, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning.


  • "Smart Hospital: Using Reinforcement Learning (RL) for Continues Decision-Making in Hospitals to Optimize the Control Measures ". NSERC. Advanced Health Technology Innovation (AHTI) Grants . $30,000. 2023.
    Ghassem Tofighi (Principle Investigator), Ghassem Tofighi (PI) - Sheridan College Zachary Lazzara (Assistant Researcher) - Sheridan College Dr. Asgary (Academic Advisor) - York University Dr. M. Tofighi (Academic Advisor) - York University Mr.

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