Sidike Paheding

Sidike Paheding


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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Computing
  • Member, Center of Data Science, Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC)
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, USA
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA


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 also held postdoctoral research associate and assistant research professor positions in the Remote Sensing Lab at Saint Louis University. His research interests cover a variety of topics in image/video processing, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, and remote sensing. He has advised students at undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. levels, and authored/coauthored close to 100 research articles, including several top peer-review journal papers. Dr. Paheding is an associate editor of the Springer journal Signal, Image, and Video Processing, ASPRS Journal Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, and serves as a guest editor/reviewer for a number of reputed journals.  He is an invited member of Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society).


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