About Me


Dr Khurram Khurshid

Associate Professor and Head of Department (EE, IST)
Editor (Journal of Space Technology)
Project Manager (ICUBE)

Institute of Space Technology, Pakistan

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 and Image Processing research group. I did my PhD from Paris Descartes University, France in 2009. Since then, I have been involved in different research ventures in the field of Image Processing, Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision. I am one of the founding members of Pakistan Pattern Recognition Society (PPRS). I am also the project manager of the small satellite CubeSat program of IST, ICUBE. The first cubeSat satellite of this project (ICUBE-1) was successfully launched in November 2013. Apart from that, I am editor of the Journal of Space Technology which is an HEC recognized annual peer-reviewed journal. I am also working as reviewer and committee member for various international journals and conferences. I was awarded the Best University Teacher Award in January 2016 by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.