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I am a PhD Student of Computer Vision at University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.  My current research interest is in Machine vision and Medical imaging. I have a personal interest in Embedded systems for machine vision and 3D medical image processing. Visit my blog for my posts. Thanks.

Education

  • 2010 to Current, PhD, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
  • 2007 to 2009, Masters of Communicate Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg,  Sweden.
  • 2001 to 2005, BS in Computer Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Work Experience

  •  2011 to 2012, Associate Lecturer, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
  • May 2009 to Sept 2010, Lecturer, Iqra University, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Aug 2008  to Jan 2009, Internee, BitSim AB, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Dec 2005 to Aug 2006, Research Associate, Dept. of Electrical Engineering COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Trainings Attended

  • Vitae Leadership in Action, SWW Hub, Bristol, UK, December 12-14.
  • Supporting Engineering Students: A workshop for demonstrators, 8 Nov 2011, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK.
  • BMVA/EPSRC Computer Vision Summer School 27 June – 1 July 2011, Manchester, UK.
  • Three Day training “Introduction to VHDL” by Xilinx at BitSim Stockholm Sweden on 13 – 15 Oct 2008.
  • One Day training “Minimizing Your Design Time with the ChipScope Pro Debug and Verification Tools” by Xilinx at BitSim StockholmSweden on Sep 2008.
  • Two Day training “Embedded Systems Development” by Xilinx at BitSim Stockholm Sweden on 27 – 28 Oct 2008.
  • Workshop on Digital Circuit Simulation, PCB design and Introduction to ASIC design at COMSATS, Abbottabad, Pakistanin 2002.
  • Workshop on “Education In semester system” at COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistan on 25 March 2006.
  • Workshop on “Teaching Methodology in Engineering” at COMSATS Islamabad, Pakistanon 06 May 2006.

Publications

  • Jahanzeb Ahmad, Jiuai Sun, Lyndon Smith, Melvyn Smith,  ”Novel Photometric Stereo Based Pulmonary Function Testing” 3rd internation conference and exhibition on 3D Body Scanning Technologies, Lugano, Switzerland, 16-17 October, 2012.[Oral Presentation]
  • Jahanzeb Ahmad, Novel Photometric Stereo Based Pulmonary Function Testing”, Faculty of Environment and Technology, Doctoral Exchange, University of the West of England, 2 July , 2012, Bristol, UK, [Abstract] [Oral Presentation]
  • Jahanzeb Ahmad, “An innovative hybrid 3D imaging system for tissue surface analysis“, BMVA/EPSRC Computer Vision Summer School 27 June – 1 July 2011, Manchester, UK. [Poster].
  • Jahanzeb Ahmad, “An innovative hybrid 3D imaging system for tissue surface analysis“, BVI Young Researcher Colloquium, 30 June 2011, Bristol, UK. [Poster].
  • Jahanzeb Ahmad, An innovative hybrid 3D imaging system for quantitative surface analysis during surgery, Faculty of Environment and Technology, Postgraduate Research Student Conference, University of the West of England, 20 June , 2011, Bristol, UK, [Best Poster Award]
  •  Mansoor Ebrahim,Syed Muhammad Umar Talha, Jahanzeb Ahmad, “Modeling Virus Propagation in Pure Peer-to-Peer Networks”, Frontiers of Information Technology, 2010, Islamabad, Pakistan.[Oral Presentation]
  • S.M. Umar Talha, Jahanzeb Ahmad, “BODY AREA NETWORKs (BANs) – an overview with smart sensors based telemedical monitoring system” , ICBTE, 2009, Islamabad, Pakistan.[Oral Presentation]
  • Jahanzeb Ahmad, Kamran Raza, Mansoor Ebrahim, Umar Talha, “FPGA based implementation of Baseline JPEG decoder”, Frontiers of Information Technology, 2009, Abbottabad. Pakistan.[Oral Presentation]
  • Jahanzeb Ahmad, Usman Ali, Syed Naveed Hussain Shah, “Gabor Filter based Efficient Thermal and Visual Face Recognition using Fusion Architectures”, in The fourth International Conference on Active Media Technology (AMT06), sponsored by IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, 2006, Brisbane, Australia.[Oral Presentation]
  • Usman Ali, Jahanzeb Ahmad, Talib Hussain, Mazhar Hussain, “Real-Time Efficient Parallel Thermal and Visual Face Recognition Fusion”,  Sixth IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology, Hosted by “Michigan State University East Lansing, MI USA”, May 7-10, 2006.[Oral Presentation]
  • Syed Mashhood Murtaz, Jahanzeb Ahmad, Usman Ali, “Efficient Generalized Colored image Enhancement”, “IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems (CIS 2006) and Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics” June 7-9, 2006, Bangkok, Thailand.[Oral Presentation]
  • Jahanzeb Ahmad, Usman Ali, Rashid Jalal Qureshi,  “Fusion of Thermal and Visual Images for efficient Face Recognition using Gabor Filter”, 4th ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA-2006), March 2006 Dubai/Sharjah, UAE.[Oral Presentation]
  • Jahanzeb Ahmad, Muhammad Imran Shahzad, Usman Ali, Rashid Jalal Qureshi, “Digital Signal Processor based Implementation of Face Recognition using Gabor Filter”, International Conference on Intelligent Systems (ICIS-2005), December 2005 Malaysia.[Oral Presentation]
  • Usman Ali, Jahanzeb Ahmad, “Face Recognition using Gabor Filter on the Decision Fusion of Thermal and Visual Images”, Presented in 2nd COMSATS Workshop on Research in computing (CWRC), 18 Nov 2005 Lahore, Pakistan.[Oral Presentation]

Awards/Achievements

  • Best poster award, Faculty of Environment and Technology, Postgraduate Research Student Conference, University of the West of England, 20 June , 2011, Bristol, UK
  • Three yearfFunding for PhD from UWE, Bristol, UK. (2010 to 2013)
  • Full tuition fees waiver from COMSATS from 2001 to 2005.
  • Stood 2nd in inter COMSATS Quiz Competition held at COMSATS Wah in 2004.
  • Got 1st position in Software Competition at COMSATS Abbottabad in 2003.
  • Got 2nd position in Software Competition at COMSATS Abbottabad in 2002.
  • Participation prize in EMCOT at COMSATS Abbottabad in 2004.
  • Participation prize in EMCOT at COMSATS Abbottabad in 2006.
  • Organizer EMCOT 2006 at COMSATS Abbottabad in 2006.