Sidike Paheding

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Data Sciences, and Computational Science & Engineering
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 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. His research interests cover a variety of topics in machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, and remote sensing. He has advised students at undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. levels, and authored/coauthored over 100 research articles, including several top peer-review journal papers. Dr. Paheding is currently an Associate Editor of the Springer journal Signal, Image, and Video Processing, ASPRS Journal Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, Topic Editor for MDPI Journal 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