• 2021 to Pres.

    Newcastle University

    Lecturer of Computer Science
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  • 2019 to 2021

    Newcastle University

    Research Associate
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  • 2017 to 2018

    Durham University

    Senior Demonstrator
    Durham, UK

  • 2015 to 2017

    Durham University

    Demonstrator/Instructor
    Durham, UK

  • 2011 to 2015

    Shahid Bahonar University

    Lecturer of Computer Science
    Kerman, Iran

  • 2009 to 2010

    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

    Research Assistant
    Johor, Malaysia

  • 2015 to 2020

    Durham University

    Doctor of Philosophy
    Durham, UK

  • 2008 to 2010

    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

    Master of Science
    Johor, Malaysia

  • 2004 to 2008

    Shahid Bahonar University

    Bachelor of Science
    Kerman, Iran

  • 2016 to Pres.

    Peer Review

    IEEE Trans. Image Processing
    AAAI Conf. Artificial Intelligence
    ACM Trans. Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications
    Int. Conf. Pattern Recognition
    Optik
    Aerospace Lab Journal
    Pattern Recognition
    IEEE MultiMedia
    Signal, Image and Video Processing
    Sensors
    Patterns

  • 2019 to Pres.

    Ethics Committee

    Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering
    Newcastle University

  • 2020 to Pres.

    Conference Chair

    International Workshop on Big Data Analytics for Cyber Intelligence and Defense
    GA, USA

  • 2018 to Pres.

    Conference Organisation

    BMVC, 2018
    BDA4CID, 2019
    BDA4CID, 2020

  •               2019

    Travel Award

    3DV Conference

  •               2018

    Best Paper Award

    Springer, ICIAR

  •               2018

    Best Research Award

    Durham University Research Day

  •               2017

    Best Project Award

    ICVSS
    Sicily, Italy

  •               2016

    Travel Award

    British Machine Vision Conference

  •               2010

    Chancellor’s Award

    Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

  •               2010

    Top M.Sc. Thesis

    4.0/4.0, A+
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

  • 2018 to Pres.

    Associate Fellow

    Higher Education Academy
    United Kingdom

  • 2017 to Pres.

    Member

    British Machine Vision Association

  • 2017 to Pres.

    Member

    Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Research Interests

Machine Learning - Computer Vision - Image Processing - 3D Imagery - Depth Estimation - Depth Completion - Image Inpainting - Anomaly Detection - Semantic Segmentation - Graph Learning - Transfer Learning - Data Augmentation - Neural Style Transfer - Image-to-Image Translation - Natural Language Processing - Text Classification - Text Ranking - Information Retrieval - Brain–Computer Interface - Robotic Navigation - UAV Navigation - Autonomous Vehicles.

Research and Publication Focus:

Deep Learning: 22/34

Computer Vision and Image Processing: 23/34

3D Scene Understanding: 15/34

Robotic Sensing and Navigation: 13/34

Other Research Areas: 14/34