Author page for Stephen Makonin

Last name: 
Makonin
First name: 
Stephen
Contact email: 
smakonin -at- sfu.ca
Affiliation: 
SFU Engineering Science
Biography: 

I am an Adjunct Professor in Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University (SFU), a Senior Software Engineer at Knowledge Network, and philanthropist. I received my PhD in Computing Science at Simon Fraser University in 2014, and I have been a software engineer for over 20 years working for various local and international clients. I am currently the Vice-Chair of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Vancouver Chapter as well as a Senior Member of the IEEE. My research interests include computational sustainability and the understanding of socioeconomic issues that pertain to technological advancement. I am an expert in data engineering and a world-renowned researcher in non-intrusive load monitoring (NILM) and disaggregation. Philanthropic work includes student scholarships (for aboriginal students in engineering) and mentoring.