Dr Khurram Khurshid

Associate Professor and Head of Department (Electrical Engineering, IST)

Director (AI & Computer Vision lab - iVision)

Editor (Journal of Space Technology)

Project Manager (ICUBE)

khurram.khurshid@ist.edu.pk

I have been associated with Institute of Space Technology (IST), Pakistan since its inception in 2002. Currently I am heading the Electrical Engineering department and looking after the Signal & Image Processing research group. After completing my PhD from Paris Descartes University, France in 2009, I have been involved in various research ventures in the field of Image Processing, Machine Learning and Computer Vision. I am the founder and head of the Artificial Intelligence & Computer Vision (iVision) research lab at IST. I am also one of the founding members of Pakistan Pattern Recognition Society (PPRS). In addition, I am also the project manager of the small satellite CubeSat program of IST, the ICUBE. Apart from that, I am the editor of Journal of Space Technology which is an HEC recognized annual peer-reviewed journal. I am also contributing as reviewer and committee member for various top ranked international journals and conferences. I was given the award of 'Best University Teacher' in Pakistan in January 2016 by the Higher Education Commission.