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Mohammad Shokrolah Shirazi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering
(317) 955-6717

Mohammad Shokrolah Shirazi


Dr. Shirazi received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with main plan in Computer Engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His research focused on building a real time intelligent system which can understand traffic patterns through surveillance cameras. The cutting-edge machine learning techniques were further applied on collected trajectories to provide useful information for design and planning of roads and intersections. His dissertation "Vision-based Intersection Monitoring: Behavior Analysis & Safety Issues" received two awards as the second-winner place for UNLV, College of Engineering, and the IEEE ITSS Best Dissertation Award in 2016. He has published his research works in several top tier IEEE conferences and journals. He has experience teaching diverse computer engineering and computer science courses for different colleges and universities. Prior to join Marian University, he served as an assistant professor of Engineering at University of Indianapolis (2019-2023) and visiting assistant professor for the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Cleveland State University (2016-2019) where he got selected by the students and received a teaching award as Most Outstanding Faculty Member in 2019. His teaching philosophy based is on encouraging students and reinforcing their critical thinking through real world problems and hands on experiences.


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • M.S., Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology
  • B.S., Computer Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Interest and Expertise

Embedded vision systems, intelligent systems, machine learning, robotics, cyber physical systems

Selected Papers

  • M. S. Shirazi, B. T. Morris, S. Zhang, ``Intersection Analysis Using Computer Vision Techniques with SUMO,’’ Intelligent Transportation Infrastructure, May, 2023.
  • M. S. Shirazi, H. Chang, S. Tayeb, ``Turning Movement Count Data Integration Methods for Intersection Analysis and Traffic Signal Design,‘’ Sensors, 22 (19), pp. 7111, 2022.
  • H. Chang , M. S. Shirazi, ``Adapting Scrum for Software Capstone Courses,’’ Informatics in Education, 21 (4), pp. 605-634, 2022.
    A. Sarihi, A. Patooghy, M. Amininasab, M. S. Shirazi, A. Badawy, ``Joint security and performance improvement in multilevel shared caches,’’ IET Information Security, 15 (4), pp. 297-308, 2021.
  • H. Chang , M. S. Shirazi, ``Integration with 3D Visualization and IoT-Based Sensors for Real-Time Structural Health Monitoring,’’ Sensors, 21 (21), pp. 6988, 2021.

Professional Activities

  • IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (Associate Editor)
  • IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Intelligent Transportation System Magazine, Journal of Electronic Imaging, Sensors, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (Reviewer)
  • IEEE Intelligent Transportation System Society (Member)
  • IEEE Member (Member)

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