Mehrdad Hosseini Zadeh received his B.A.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Shiraz University, Iran, M.A.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, and Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering , University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada. He also has over 8 years of industry experience as an Electrical Engineer and Software Development specialist. He is interested largely in the areas of Haptics, Human Factors, Human Machine Interaction, Tele-Haptics, and Medical Robotics.