Shabaya

Dr. Mohammed Asaad Ghazal

Assistant Professor and Department Chair

Email: mohammed.ghazal@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background


  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada 2010
  • M.A. Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada 2006
  • B.Sc. (Summa Cum Laude) in Computer Engineering, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE 2004

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Image and Video Processing.
  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence.
  • Embedded and Robotics Systems.
  • Mobile Computing.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi university, Abu Dhabi, UAE 2011 - Now
  • Adjunct Professor, Abu Dhabi University University, Abu Dhabi, UAE 2010 - 2011
  • Adjunct Professor, AlHosn University, Abu Dhabi, UAE. 2010 - 2011
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. 2005 - 2010
  • Teaching Assistant, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE. 2003 - 2004

Research & Scholarly Activities

  • Recipient of Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
  • Quebec Fund for Research on Nature and Technologies Doctoral Scholarship
  • Authored or co-authored over 20 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings in image and video signal processing.

Selected publications

  • M. Ghazal, C. Vázquez, and A. Amer, "Real-time Vandalism Detection By Monitoring Object Activities", Springer Journal on Multimedia Tools and Applications, August 2010.
  • M. Ghazal and A. Amer, "Noise Estimation in Images and Video Frames using Particle Filtering For Spatial Homogeneity Localization", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, May 2010.
  • C. Vázquez, M. Ghazal, and A. Amer, "Feature-based Detection and Correction of Occlusions and Split of Video Objects", the Springer Journal on Signal, Image and Video Processing, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 13-25, February 2009.
  • B. Qi, M. Ghazal, and A. Amer, "Robust Global Motion Estimation Oriented to Video Object Segmentation", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, , June 2008.

Membership of Scientific & Professional Societies

  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), since 2005.