Core Members

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Prof. Dr. Khurram Khurshid

Dr Khurram is the founder and director of iVision Lab. He is working as Professor and heading the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad. He obtained his PhD in Computer Vision from Paris Descartes University, France. He is also one of the founding members of Pakistan Pattern Recognition Society affiliated with IAPR. In addition, he is the Project Manager of iCube, small satellite CubeSat program and Editor of Journal of Space Technology, an HEC recognized annual peer-reviewed journal.

Research Interests: Computer Vision, Hyperspectral Image Analysis, Document Analysis, Machine Learning, Satellite Imaging Payload Design

Dr. Abdur Rahman M. Maud

Dr Abdur Rahman is working as Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad. He received his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, USA.

Research Interests: Speech and Image Processing, Machine Learning, Radar / Array Signal Processing, Sparse Signal Processing

Dr. Sadia Shakil

Dr Sadia is working as Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad. She received her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and worked as a Postdoc Researcher in Rotman Research Institute, Canada.

 

Research Interests: Medical Image Analysis, Neuroscience, Machine Learning

Dr. Farrukh Aziz Bhatti

Dr  Farrukh is working as Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad. He received his PhD  degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from The University of Auckland, New Zealand and worked as a Postdoc Researcher in CONNECT Centre of Future Networks, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. In addition, he is the director of Wireless and Signal Processing Research Lab (WiSP) established in Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad.

 

Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Signal Processing, Internet of Things, Cognitive and Software-Defined Radios, 5G Networks

Dr. Sajid Ghuffar

Dr Sajid is working as Assistant Professor in the Geospatial Research and Education Lab (GREL), Space Science department at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad. He received his PhD in Photogrammetry from Vienna University of Technology, Austria. 

 

Research Interests: Photogrammetry, Machine Learning, Remote Sensing and Satellite Image Analysis

Dr. Benish Amin

Dr Benish is working as Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad. She received her PhD in Software Engineering from National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad.

 

Research Interests: Image matting, Segmentation

Dr. Komal Nain Sukhia

Dr Komal is working as Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad. She received her PhD in Software Engineering from National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad.

 

Research Interests: Feature extraction, Information retreival

Muhammad Jaleed Khan

Jaleed is an Adjunct Lecturer/Researcher at iVision Lab, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science department, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Artificial Intelligence at the Data Science Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway. He has a Master's degree in Signal and Image Processing from Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from UET Peshawar.  He is also a core member of Pakistan Pattern Recognition Society, an official IAPR society in Pakistan.

Research Interests: Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Hyperspectral Image Analysis, Multimedia Event Processing.

Director iVision

Research Fellows

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Lecturer

Department of Avionics Engineering, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad.

Expertise: Real-time Video Analysis 

Research Interests: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robotics,  UAVs

Haroon Ibrahim

Lecturer

Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad.

Expertise: Cryptography in Remote Sensing Images

Research Interests: Signal and Image Processing, Cryptography, Embedded Systems.

Muhammad Asad

Lecturer

Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad.

Expertise: Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics

Research Interests: Data Science, Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics

Hamza Zafar

Research Associate (iVision Lab)

Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad.

Expertise: Deep Learning

Research Interests: Satellite Image Analysis, Remote Sensing

Active Collaborators 

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Professor

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad.

Director, TUKL-NUST R&D Lab and President, Pakistan Pattern Recognition Society.

Research Interests: Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Document Image Analysis

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Prof. Dr. Imran A. Siddiqui

Professor

Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad.

Board Member, Pakistani Pattern Recognition Society

Research Interests: Image Analysis, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. 

Research Interests: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Real Time Image Processing

Associate Professor

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad.

Research Interests: Medical Imaging, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition

Assistant Professor
College of Computer Sciences and Engineering, University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Research Interests: Computer Vision, HDR Imaging, Biomedical Imaging, Multi-projector Displays

Graduate Research Assistants 

  • Maria Siddiqi, PhD Student (Deep fakes analysis)

  • Maria Nazir, PhD Student (Brain tumor detection and classification)

  • Ammad Ul Islam, PhD Student (Writer identification for document forensic analysis) 

  • Rida Nasir, PhD Student (Hyperspectral document image analysis)

  • Ifra Amir, MS Student (Runway detection in aerial images and Vision based auto-landing of 6 DoF aerial robots)

  • Noman Raza, MS Student (Target detection in satellite images)

  • Khizer Ali, MS Student (Anomaly detection in satellite images)

  • Aneeqah Azmat, MS Student (Landcover classification in satellite images)

  • Muhammad Talha, MS Student (Landcover classification in satellite images)

  • Haris Ahmad, MS Student (Neurosymbolic Visual Question Answering)

  • Muhammad Bilal, MS Student (Neurosymbolic Visual Relationship Detection)

  • Sara Shaikh, MS Student (Object concealment in images)

iVision Alumni

  • Dr. Haris Ahmad Khan (Assistant Professor at Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands | PhD from NTNU, Norway)

  • Asad Abbas (Data Analyst at Austal, Australia | PhD from University of Newcastle, Australia)

  • Rizwan Qureshi (Assistant Professor at FAST National University | PhD from City University of Hong Kong)

  • Sajid Ullah (PhD Student at Masaryk University, Czech Republic)

  • Nizwa Javed (PhD Student at York University, Canada)

  • Mughees Ahmad (PhD Student at University of Windsor, Canada)

  • Muhammad Adeel Hafeez (Research Associate at Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey)

  • Basim Azam (PhD Student at Centre for Intelligent Systems, CQ University, Australia)

  • Haris bin Nazar (Assistant Engineer at National Center of Physics, Islamabad)

  • Kashif Iqbal (Assistant Manager at SUPARCO, Islamabad)

  • Muhammad Arshad (Manager at ORIC, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad)

  • Muhammad Junaid Khan (Lecturer at National University of Sciences and Technology, Rawalpindi)

  • Zoha Qamar (Assistant Engineer)

  • Muhammad Imran (University Lecturer)

  • M. Sabih ul Qamar (Assistant Manager)