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College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  (CEME)
Dr. Shahzor Ahmad
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering

CE&ME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Peshawar road Rawalpindi
Tel : 051 54444290

Specialization
Computer Vision, Signal Processing

Education
Ph.D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

​I received my Ph.D. from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2016, focusing on Computer Vison. I was awarded the M.Sc. in Signal Processing by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2011, and the B.E. in Electronics Engineering by National University of Sciences and Technology in 2009.

I joined NUST as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (CEME), in March 2017. Previously, I have taught at PN Engineering College, NUST, in the capacity of Laboratory Supervisor from Sep – Dec 2009, as a Graduate Student Assistant at NUS from Aug 2011 to May 2014, and as a full-time Teaching Assistant at NUS from Jun 2014 to Nov 2016, where I had the pleasure of interacting with a globally diverse student body.

 

​My fundamental research interests lie in the following areas and applications of computer vision:

Scene understanding (recognition, scene layout estimation, part discovery)

Stereo and multi-view vision for 3d scene recovery

Deep learning for computer vision

Visual SLAM for augmented reality and robotics

Vision for robotics (detection, recognition, segmentation, obstacle avoidance, etc.)

 

1. Shahzor Ahmad and Loong-Fah Cheong. Robust Detection and Affine Rectification of Planar Homogeneous Texture for Scene Understanding. International Journal of Computer Vision, 2018 (IF: 8.22, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11263-018-1078-2).

2.    Shahzor Ahmad and Loong-Fah Cheong. Facilitating and Exploring Planar Homogeneous Texture for Indoor Scene Understanding. In Proc. 14th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2016. (Spotlight Presentation: 2.9% Acceptance Rate).

3.    Shahzor Ahmad, ArsalanMansoor and Farhan Khan: Stereo Vision and PID SpeedControl for Obstacle Avoidance in Autonomous Mobile Robot Navigation. In Proc. 24th IEEEP All Pakistan Students’ Seminar, Bahria University, Karachi.

 

​Designation​ ​From ​To ​University / Institute
​Laboratory Supervisor ​Sep 2009 ​Dec 2009 PN Engineering College, NUST
​Graduate Student Assistant ​Aug 2011 ​May 2014 ​National University of Singapore
​Teaching Assistant ​Jun 2014 ​Nov 2016 ​National University of Singapore
​Assistant Professor ​Mar 2017 ​Present​ ​College of EME, NUST
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