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Dr Rana Hammad Raza
Assistant Professor
Department of Electronics and Power Engineering

PNEC
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST - PNEC Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah Road, Karachi
Tel : 021-48503036

Specialization
Visual analytics, real time location systems, object localization/tracking and their application in robotics. STEM Education in K-12 grades.

Education
PhD in Computer Engineering

Dr Raza has been working in academia and industry for around 10 years. He has completed his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan State University (MSU), Michigan USA in 2013.
 
He is a recipient of prestigious US Fulbright scholarship, MSU Graduate Excellence fellowship and various other awards including HEC Indigenous fellowship. He has also worked at world top research institute, Exploratory Computer Vision Group at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA. His broader areas of interest are visual analytics, situation awareness, activity and group behavior recognition, real time location systems, object localization/tracking and their application in robotics.
 
In addition to working on core research he has a passion of incorporating STEM Education in K-12 grades and comes with more than 5 years of teaching experience in USA.
Visual analytics, situation awareness, activity and group behavior recognition, real time location systems, object localization/tracking and their application in robotics.
Selected Publications:

-   Muhammad U. Arif, Zain Lodhi, Maheen Khan, Rana H. Raza, “Classification of Vehicles in Varying Complexity of Urban Traffic Scenes”, Electronic Imaging 2016, USA. (Accepted)

-    Rana H. Raza, George C. Stockman, "Using relaxation to fuse RFID and Vision for object tracking outdoors", International Journal of Computer and Their Applications, 2014.
- Computer Vision
- Pattern Recognition
- Digital Image Processing
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA