Karim Abou-Moustafa

Karim Abou-Moustafa (aboumous@ualberta.ca) received his B.Eng. degree in computer engineering from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Egypt, in 1999; his M.Sc. degree in computer science from Concordia University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada, in 2004; and his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from McGill University, Montréal, in 2012. He was a research assistant in the Centre of Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, Concordia University, from 2001 to 2004; a research assistant in the Laboratoire d’Information et System Adaptive, Université de Montréal, from 2004 to 2005; a visiting scholar in the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2009; and a postdoctoral fellow in the Robotics Institute, CMU, from 2011 to 2012. Since 2012, he has been a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Canada. His main research interests are machine learning and pattern recognition.

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IEEE PULSE, Feature March/April 2016
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