Sidike Paheding

Sidike Paheding


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  • Assistant Professor, Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Computer Science
  • Affiliated Faculty, Computational Science & Engineering; ICC Center for Data Sciences
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Dayton, Ohio


Dr. Sidike Paheding is an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Computing at Michigan Technological University. Prior to joining Michigan Tech in 2020, Dr. Paheding was Visiting Assistant Professor at Purdue University Northwest. He is currently directing Machine Intelligence Lab (MainLab) at Michigan Tech and working on a variety of topics in machine learning, deep learning, computer vision and remote sensing.

Dr. Paheding has authored/coauthored over 100 research articles, and he is one of the recipients of the 2020 Best Paper Award from the MDPI journal Electronics and 2021 Best Paper from journal Remote Sensing, as well as the Best Paper award in ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019. Dr. Paheding serves as an associate editor of the Springer journal Signal, Image, and Video Processing, and ASPRS Journal Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. He is also an invited member of Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society) and members of IEEE and SPIE.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Image and Video Processing
  • Hyperspectral Image Analysis
  • Remote Sensing