Taimur Hassan
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name Taimur Hassan
Email taimoorhassan.buic@bahria.edu.pk
Phone +92-51-9260002 Ext: 282
Research Areas Medical Image Analysis

 

Petrophysics & Seismic Image Processing

 

Computational Mathematics & Signal Processing

 

Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition

 

Parallel Processing & Re-configurable Systems Design

Number of Publications 20+
AFFILIATIONS
Designation Lecturer & Web Manager
Department Department of Electrical Engineering
University Bahria University Islamabad Campus
QUALIFICATION
DEGREE PASSING YEAR MAJORS UNIVERSITY
Ph.D. (Computer Engineering) In Progress Image Analysis & Recognition College of E&ME, NUST
M.S. (Computer Engineering) 2015 Embedded Systems UET Taxila
B.E. (Computer Engineering) 2013 Digital Systems and Signal Processing Bahria University, Islamabad
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
DESIGNATION FROM TO ORGANIZATION
Lecturer Aug 16 Present Bahria University, Islamabad
Lab Engineer Feb 15 Aug 16 Bahria University, Islamabad
Visiting Lecturer Mar 13 Jun 13 Imperial Institute of Technology (University of Peshawar)
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
DESIGNATION FROM TO ORGANIZATION
Research Engineer July 13 Present LMKR (Pvt.) Limited
Intern July 13 May 13 UFONE
Intern Nov 11 Jan 12 MIS Department, Bahria University
Intern Jun 11 Sep 11 National Project Managers (Pvt.) Limited
PUBLICATIONS
ISI Indexed Impact Factor Journal Publications:

  1. Samina Khalid, M. Usman Akram, Taimur Hassan, Amina Jameel and Tehmina Khalil, “Automated segmentation and quantification of drusens in fundus and optical coherence tomography images”, Springer Journal of Digital Imaging, December 2017, ISI Indexed [Impact Factor: 1.407]
  2. Samina Khalid, M. Usman Akram, Taimur Hassan, Ammara Nasim and Amina Jameel, “Fully Automated Robust System to Detect Retinal Edema, Central Serous Chorioretinopathy, and Age Related Macular Degeneration from Optical Coherence Tomography Images”, BioMed Research International, Vol. 2017, Article ID 7148245, 15 pages, 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/7148245. ISI Indexed [Impact Factor: 2.476]
  3. Khush Naseeb Fatima, Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, Mahmood Akhtar, and Wasi Haider Butt, “Fully automated diagnosis of papilledema through robust extraction of vascular patterns and ocular pathology from fundus photographs”, OSA Journal of Biomedical Optics Express, USA, Vol 8, Issue 2, pp. 1005-1025, January 2017. ISI Indexed [Impact Factor: 3.344]
  4. Adeel M. Syed, Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, Shehzad Khalid, “Automated diagnosis of macular edema and central serous retinopathy through robust reconstruction of 3D retinal surfaces”, Elsevier Journal of Computer Methods & Programs in Bio-medicine, Sept 2016. ISI Indexed [Impact Factor: 2.503]
  5. Bilal Hassan, Gulistan Raja, Taimur Hassan, Adeel M. Syed, M. Usman Akram, “Fully automated detection and grading of Macular Edema and Central Serous Retinopathy using OCT volume scans”, ACCEPTED in SPIE Journal of Bio-medical Optics, USA, May 2016. ISI Indexed [Impact Factor: 2.859]
  6. Bilal Hassan, Gulistan Raja, Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, “Structure Tensor Based Automated Detection of Macular Edema and Central Serous Retinopathy using Optical Coherence Tomography Images”, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, USA, January 2016. ISI Indexed [Impact Factor: 1.558]
  7. Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, Bilal Hassan, Adeel M. Syed, Shafaat Ahmed Bazaz, “Automated Segmentation of Sub-Retinal Layers for the Detection of Macular Edema”, OSA Journal of Applied Optics, USA, November ISI Indexed [Impact Factor: 1.784]

Conference Proceedings:

  1. Abdul Wahab Arif, Ammara Nasim, Adeel M. Syed and Taimur Hassan, “Automated diagnosis of retinal edema from optical coherence tomography images”, 4th International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), December 14th-16th, 2017, Las Vegas, USA.
  2. Sidra Ghafoor, Ammara Nasim, Taimur Hassan, Bilal Hassan, Ramsha Ahmad, “Fully automated identification of heart sounds for the analysis of cardiovascular pathology”, Springer Second International Conference on Future Intelligent Vehicular Technologies (Future5V), October 2017.
  3. Muhammad Asif, Shoab Ahmed Khan, Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, Arslan Shaukat, “Generation of high resolution medical images using super resolution via sparse representation”, Springer Third International Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancement (AECIA), Marrakesh, Morocco, August 2017.
  4. Ammara Nasim, Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, Bilal Hassan, M. Ali Shami, “Automated Identification of Colorectal Glands Morphology from Benign Images”, 21th International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition, July 17-20, 2017, Las Vegas, USA.
  5. Shahzad Akbar, Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, Ubaid Ullah Yasin, Imran Basit, “AVRDB: Annotated Dataset for Vessel Segmentation and Calculation of Arteriovenous Ratio”, 21st International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition, July 17-20, 2017, Las Vegas, USA.
  6. Samra Naz, Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, Shoab Ahmed Khan, “A Practical Approach to OCT Based Classification of Diabetic Macular Edema”, IEEE International Conference on Signals and Systems, Bali, May 2017.
  7. Muhammad Asif, M. Usman Akram, Taimur Hassan, Arslan Shaukat, Razi Waqar, “High resolution OCT image generation using super resolution via sparse representation”, SPIE 8th International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing, Tokyo Japan, February 2017.
  8. Muhammad Asif, Shoab Ahmed Khan, Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, Arslan Shaukat, “Generation of high resolution medical images using super resolution via sparse representation”, Springer Third International Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancement (AECIA), Marrakesh, Morocco, November 2016.
  9. Taimur Hassan, Sohaib Ahmad, M. Saqib Hameed “Template Matching Based Automated Detection of Curves from Scanned Raster Log Images”, 78th EAGE Conference & Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, June 1st 2016.
  10. Taimur Hassan, M. Usman Akram, Bilal Hassan, Ammara Nasim, Shafaat Ahmed Bazaz, “Review of OCT and Fundus Images for Detecting Macular Edema”, IEEE 12th International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques, Macau China, September 16th – 18th, 2015. 
  11. Taimur Hassan, Bilal Hassan, “Estimation of Petro-physical Parameters through interpolation between cross-sectional well logs”, IEEE International Conference on Networks and Soft Computing 2014, 19th – 20th August 2014.
  12. Taimur Hassan, Amna Waheed, Adeel Ejaz, Freeha Azmat, “FPGA Based Compact and Re-configurable 3G Transceiver”, International Conference on Modeling and Simulation (ICOMS-2013), Volume 1, 2013-368-028, pp. 171-176, November 2013.
  13. Taimur Hassan,  Freeha Azmat “Wireless 3G AV Transceiver with Additive White Gaussian Noise channel”, International Conference on Modeling and Simulation (ICOMS-2013), Volume 1, 2013-369-029, pp. 177-181, November 2013.

View Publications on BU Research Portal

Research Citations

Funded Research Projects

  • “OCT Image Analysis System for Grading and Diagnosis of Retinal Diseases and its Integration in i-Hospital”, Ignite National Technology Fund (Formerly National ICT R&D), Designation: Ph.D. Scholar, URL: http://www.albasr.com/aboutus.html
  • “SmartSteth: Analysis of PCG Signal for the Detection of Cardiovascular Diseases”,  Designation: Co-Principal Investigator, Proposal Submitted, Currently Waiting for Final Decision.

Achievements

  • Awarded “Outstanding Faculty Performance Award” from Bahria University Islamabad Campus for Year 2016
  • Won Gold Award in Research and Development (R&D) category for the project “Analysis of Optical Coherence Tomography Images for Clinical Decision Support Systems”, at Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA), Taiwan
  • Won Gold Award in Research and Development (R&D) category for the project “Analysis of Optical Coherence Tomography Images for Clinical Decision Support Systems”, at Pakistan Software House Association (P@SHA) ICT Awards 2016, Pakistan.
  • Achieved full 4.00 out of 4.00 CGPA in Ph.D. from NUST College of E&ME.
  • Awarded a Gold Medal in MS at 15th Convocation, UET Taxila.
  • Received Merit-Scholarships for high academic performance during MS.
  • Received an honor certificate from Bahria University for being a topper of 2009 – 2013 engineering batch.
  • Won 3rd Prize for the best FINAL YEAR PROJECT in BUI-OPENHOUSE 2013.
  • Awarded a shield in BUI-OPENHOUSE 2013 for getting a fully funded sponsorship from Ignite National Technology Fund (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund, Govt. of Pakistan).
  • Received Merit-Based Scholarship from Bahria University for high academic performance during undergraduate studies.
  • Enrolled in Rector’s honor list, Bahria University Islamabad from year 2010 till 2013.
  • Got five times 4 GPA in Bachelors (In 3rd, 4th , 5th , 7th and 8th Semester).

Merit Scholarships Granted

  • Awarded Fully Funded ICT Endowment Merit Scholarship from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) for Ph.D. Studies.
  • Awarded a Monthly Scholarship of Rs. 30,000 PKR from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) during Ph.D. Studies.
  • Awarded Fully Funded Scholarship for Ph.D. from Dept. of Computer Sciences & Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), USA.

Professional Memberships

  • European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE)
  • Biomedical Signal & Image Analysis (BIOMISA) Lab, College of E&ME, NUST
  • Pakistan Engineering Council

Research Grants

  • Awarded a cash prize of Rs. 250,000 PKR from Bahria University for publishing five ISI indexed impact factor journal papers.
  • Awarded a research travel grant of Rs. 292,000 PKR from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan.
  • Awarded a research travel grant of Rs. 228,000 PKR from Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan.
  • Awarded a research grant of Rs. 187,000 PKR for the project “Design & Implementation of 3G Transceiver on FPGA” from Ignite National Technology Fund (Formerly National ICT R&D, Ministry of IT Govt. of Pakistan).
  • Awarded a research grant of Rs. 30,000 PKR from LMKR (Pvt.) Limited for research publication in IEEE ICNSC 2014.

Courses Taught

  • Object Oriented Programming (Fall 2017, BUIC)
  • Introduction to Computing (Fall 2017, BUIC)
  • Digital Logic Design (Summer 2017, BUIC)
  • Digital Signal Processing (Spring 2017, BUIC)
  • Numerical Analysis (Fall 2016, BUIC)
  • Electronic Devices & Circuits (Fall 2016, BUIC)
  • Signals & Systems (Summer 2016, BUIC)
  • Programming Fundamentals (Spring 2016, BUIC)
  • Digital Image Processing (Spring 2013, IMPTECH Institute)
  • Computer Architecture (Spring 2013, IMPTECH Institute)

Labs Taught

  • Artificial Intelligence & Decision Support Systems (Fall 2017, CE&ME, NUST)
  • Introduction to Computing (Fall 2017, BUIC)
  • Digital Signal Processing (Spring 2017, BUIC)
  • Signals & Systems (Spring 2016, BUIC)
  • Programming Fundamentals (Spring 2016, BUIC)
  • Object Oriented Programming (Fall 2015, BUIC)
  • Engineering Drawing & CAD (Spring 2015, BUIC)
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