Javed Mostafa is Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Information.
His research focuses on multimedia information retrieval, personalization and user modeling as well as cyberinfrastructure for research and learning.
Professor Mostafa came to U of T in September 2023 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he served as a Professor and the founding Director of an interdisciplinary informatics training program called the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP) that oversaw collaboration among seven UNC academic units.
Previously, at Indiana University, Bloomington, Professor Mostafa held the Victor H. Yngve Endowed Professorship and he also served as an Associated Dean of Academics and an Associate Dean of Research.
Professor Mostafa completed his PhD in information science at the University of Texas at Austin in 1994, with a focus on developing information query models and search interfaces for video information.
For a detailed overview of his research work please see Professor Mostafa’s University of Toronto scholar profile.