Celia Shahnaz (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada, in 2000 and 2002, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering, in 2009. She is currently working as a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), BUET. She is a fellow of IEB and has published more than 120 international journals and conference papers.
She was a recipient of the Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship for pursuing the Ph.D. study, Canada, in 2004. Her research interests include the areas of speech analysis, speech enhancement, multimodal emotion recognition, digital watermarking, audio-visual recognition for biometric security, multimedia communication, control systems, robotics, signal processing, pattern recognition, and machine learling for audio, video, biomedical, and power signals. She is a member of the Technical Committee, Image, Video, and Multimedia (IVM) and Asia Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA).