University of Calgary

Michael Smith

  • Professor

Office Hours

Every day
there is an open door policy
Just drop by
or try my lab
ICT520B :-)

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Selected Publications

M. Smith, R. Chan, P. Gordon, Evaluating the Accuracy of Consensus Nanosequencer Squiggles Generated by Dynamic Time Warp Barycentre Averaging (DBA), 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology (in press, 2019)

M. Smith, I DasGupta, E. Fear, Correcting MRI-specific biases introduced when Bland- Altman plots are used to compare the performance of reconstruction algorithms, 27th Annual Meeting and Exhibition International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, #2415, 2019.

M. Smith, E. Marasco, I. DasGupta, M. Younus, Science and Science Fiction, Telus Spark Science Centre, May, 2019.

M. Smith, M. Tanaka, E. Shahrabi-Farahani, Murphy’s Laws occurring in the world of digital signal processing, Parts 1 - 3, Circuit Cellar Magazine, 2018

R. Chan, P. Gordon, M. Smith, Evaluation of Dynamic Time Warp Barycenter Averaging (DBA) for its Potential in Generating a Consensus Nanopore Signal for Genetic and Epigenetic Sequences, International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'18), 2821 - 2824, 2018. DOI 10.1109/EMBC.2018.8512873

D. Deng, M. Smith, A. F. Tappenden, J. Miller, Systematic mapping study of approaches to support agile-inspired embedded software development, Journal of Software Engineering & Intelligent Systems, 3 : 253 - 270, 2017.

G McGibney, MR Smith, ST Nichols, A Crawley, Quantitative evaluation of several partial Fourier reconstruction algorithms used in MRI Magnetic resonance in medicine 30 (1), 51-59 , 1993. (295 cites, June 2019).

ZP Liang, FE Boada, RT Constable, EM Haacke, PC Lauterbur, MR Smith, Constrained reconstruction methods in MR imaging, Reviews of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine,  (2), 67-185, 1992. (277 cites, June 2019).

G McGibney, MR Smith, An unbiased signal‐to‐noise ratio measure for magnetic resonance images, Medical physics 20 (4), 1077-1078, 1993. (199 cites, June 2019).

A Geras, M Smith, J Miller, A prototype empirical evaluation of test driven development, 10th International Symposium on Software Metrics, 405-416, 2014. (100 cites, June 2019).


The Wighton Fellowship of the Sandford Fleming Foundation: awarded to recognize and honour persons who have contributed in an innovative, distinctive, and exceptional way to the instruction in undergraduate laboratories in a Canadian School of Engineering.

Nominated for the NSERC Award for Science Promotion honouring people and groups that are inspirational in the way they promote science to the general public.



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