A Ph.D. candidate’s passion for animals is helping to drive the development of an AI system that informs conservation practice.
KAUST Assistant Professor of Computer Science Mohamed H. Elhoseiny has been elected as a senior member of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). Elhoseiny was recognized for his longstanding contributions to the field of artificial intelligence and long-term membership in the AAAI.
Kilichbek Haydarov is a graduate student who will join KAUST from Uzbekistan. He will join KAUST as a M.S./Ph.D. candidate and member of the KAUST Computer Vision, Content AI research group under the supervision of Professor Mohamed Elhoseiny. Kilichbek obtained his bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering from Sejong University, South Korea.
Kai Yi is a graduate from Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), China, who will join KAUST in the fall of 2020. Kai will join KAUST as a M.S./Ph.D. candidate and member of the KAUST Computer Vision, Content AI research group under the supervision of Professor Mohamed Elhoseiny. KAUST's high reputation and Kai's interest in computer vision and machine learning prompted him to choose the University to further his academic career.
A novel KAUST-Stanford University research paper by Panos Achlioptas (Stanford), Ahmed Abdelreheem (KAUST), Fei Xia (Stanford), Mohamed Elhoseiny (KAUST) and Leonidas Guibas (Stanford) was accepted for presentation at the 16th European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2020).
Prior to joining the KAUST CEMSE Division earlier this year, Mohamed Elhoseiny received his Ph.D. degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick in 2016, before spending over two years working as a postdoctoral researcher at Facebook in the company’s AI research wing. Elhoseiny joins the Division as an assistant professor of computer science based in the KAUST Visual Computing Center (VCC). He will also act as the PI of the KAUST Computer Vision, Content AI (Vision-CAIR) Research Group. Outside of his duties at KAUST, he is also acting as an artificial intelligence (AI) research consultant for Baidu Research, Silicon Valley AI Lab.