Dr. Muhammad Atif Tahir received his Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science & Engineering at Queens University, Belfast, UK, MSc in Computer Engineering from King Fahd University, Dhahran, KSA, and BE in Computer Systems Engineering from NED University of Engg, and Tech., Karachi, Pakistan. He is currently working as a Professor and Director at the School of Computer Science, FAST-NUCES, Karachi Campus. Before joining FAST, he was working as Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. His main research is in Machine Learning & Combinatorial Optimization Techniques with applications in image/video retrieval, cancer classification, surface inspection, bioinformatics, multi-label classification, and face recognition. He has authored and co-authored more than 60 publications in top-quality journals including IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, Journal of Machine Learning Research, and IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. He is also the Director of the Video Surveillance Lab, NCBC funded by the Planning Commission of Pakistan and HEC. Dr. Tahir has recently won several research grants worth Rs 50 million.
More than 15 years of teaching experience in Higher Education More than 80 Referred Publications in High-Quality Journals and Conferences with the main research area in Machine learning.