College / Department

Teaching areas

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Signal Processing

Research areas

My research interests include computer vision, image processing, and machine learning, in general. More specifically, I am interested in object recognition, object detection, face recognition, soft biometrics, sparse coding and deep learning.


BSc, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan, 2004
MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2009
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2013

Professional experience

Research Scientist, Xerox Research Center Europe, Meylan, France, July 2013 – Aug 2014
Assistan Professor Electrical Engineering, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, Aug 2014 – to date
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