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Sunday, January 26

Tea and Talk
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Dr. Ervin Sejdic
Cathedral of Learning, Yugoslav Nationality Room
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies along with Yugoslav Nationality Room

Dr. Ervin Sejdic received B.E.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. From his earliest exposure to research, he has been eager to contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge through carefully executed experiments and ground-breaking published work.

In February 20216, President Obama named Dr. Sejdic as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. In 2017, Dr. Sejdic was awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. In 2018, he was awarded the Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Sejdic's passion for discovery and innovation drives his constant endeavors to connect advances in engineering to society's most challenging problems. Hence, his research interests include biomedical signal processing, gait analysis, swallowing difficulties, advanced information systems in medicine, rehabilitation engineering, assistive technologies and anticipatory medical devices.