Mr. SAAD BIN AHMED

LECTURER in Health Informatics Department
Mr. Saad Bin Ahmed is serving as Lecturer at KSAU-HS, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is also associated with Center of Artificial Intelligence and RObotics (CAIRO) in faculty of Malaysia Japan Institute of Information Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia as a senior researcher. He completed his Master of computer sciences in intelligent systems from Technische Universitaet, Kaiserslautern, Germany in 2012. He has been served as research assistant at Image Understanding and Pattern Recognition (IUPR) research group at University of Technology, Kasierslautern, Germany. Mr. Saad had also been appointed as a Lecturer at COMSATS University, Abottabad, Pakistan. His area of interest is document image analysis, machine learning, computer vision and optical character recognition. He has been involved in various pioneer research like collection of handwritten Urdu data and used it for Urdu character recognition. He is also providing his expertise in capturing Arabic scene text images and performing research on collected samples by machine learning and pattern recognition techniques. He authored more than 20 papers in impact factor journals, conferences and book chapters.
9/30/1982 Birth Date
PAKISTAN Nationalty
ENGLISH\ GERMAN\ URDU Languages

Majors

DOCUMENT IMAGE ANALYSIS, MACHINE LEARNING, PATTERN RECOGNITION, OCR

Work Experience

-October 2014- till date
(Lecturer)
Appointed as Lecturer at King Saud Bin Abdul Aziz University for Health Sciences, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

-September 2013 – February 2014
(Lecturer)
Served as a lecturer at Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad. I was teaching different courses of BS Computer Sciences.

-March 2013 – August 2013
(Research Associate)
Image Understanding & Pattern Recognition (IUPR) Group, TUKL, Germany

Involved in research and development of methods for layout analysis of document images using Bidirectional Long Short Term Memory (BLSTM) networks

-October 2012 – January 2013
 (Lecturer )
IQRA University, Islamabad Pakistan
Taught different undergrad computer science courses.

-May 2012 – July 2012
(Research Associate)
Image Understanding & Pattern Recognition (IUPR) Group, TUKL, Germany 
Worked on dataset development for a project on Forensic Image Analysis namely  SICURA. https://sites.google.com/a/iupr.com/sicura/.

-June 2009 – May 2010
(Research Associate)
Image Understanding & Pattern Recognition (IUPR), TUKL, Germany
Involved in research and development activities on the project DECAPOD (Dewarping of warped images) https://sites.google.com/site/decapodproject/. In this project I was working on text line segmentation in camera captured document images.

-July 2006 – July 2008
(Lecturer )
Buraq IT School (A study center of AIOU ), Islamabad Pakistan
Taught different undergrad computer science courses & supervised various final year student projects.

Education

-2009 -  2012        
 Masters Computer Science (Intelligent Systems),
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany.

-2006 – 2008                               
Masters Computer Science (Software Engineering)
IQRA University, Islamabad Pakistan

- 2000 – 2005
Bachelors Computer Science
Allama Iqbal Open University(AIOU) , Islamabad Pakistan