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Wael Abd-Almageed

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Research Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Education

  • Doctoral Degree, Computer vision and machine learning



Biography


Dr. AbdAlmageed is a Research Associate Professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a Research Team Leader and Supervising Computer Scientist with Information Sciences Institute, both are units of USC Viterbi School of Engineering. His research focus is applying large-scale machine learning techniques to computer vision and image processing problems. His research interests also include implementing machine learning and computer vision algorithms on modern high performance and distributed computing platforms. Prior to joining ISI, Dr. AbdAlmageed was a research scientist with the University of Maryland at College Park, where he lead several research efforts for various NSF, DARPA and IARPA programs. He obtained his Ph.D. with Distinction from the University of New Mexico in 2003 where he was also awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student award. He has two patents and over 70 publications in top computer vision and high performance computing conferences and journals.

Awards


  • 2019 USC Information Sciences Institute Achievement Award
Appointments
  • Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - Systems

Office
  • ISI 675
  • Information Science Institute
  • 4676 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey Ca 90292

Contact Information
  • (310) 448-8332
  • wamageed@isi.edu

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