Soosan Beheshti

Professor • Program Director, Electrical Engineering

Soosan Beheshti received the B.S. degree from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, in 1996 and 2002 respectively, all in electrical engineering. From September 2002 to June 2005, she was a Postdoctoral Associate and a Lecturer at MIT. Since July 2005, she has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, ON, Canada, where she is currently a Professor.


Signal and information processing, statistical signal processing, Information theory, data denoising, data compression, control, and system theory and modeling.


  • Dean's Teaching Award, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science, Ryerson 2010
  • Gold Paper Award at the IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing (PacRim) 2009
  • Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Remote Sensing 2008
  • EECS Carlton E. Tucker Award for Teaching Excellence, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1998