Saudi Arabia

Dr. Bernard Ghanem

Deputy Director of AI Initiative, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)

Bernard Ghanem is an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). His research interests lie in computer vision and machine learning with emphasis on topics in video understanding, 3D recognition, and theoretical foundations of deep learning. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 2005 and his MS/PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2010. His work has received several awards and honors, including several best paper awards, a Google Faculty Research Award in 2015 (1st in MENA for Machine Perception), and a Abdul Hameed Shoman Arab Researchers Award for Big Data and Machine Learning in 2020. He has co-authored more than 100 peer reviewed conference and journal papers in his field as well as three issued patents.


19 OCT
3:45 pm
4:20 pm
Blue Stage (Hall 8)

Panel: AI, XR & emerging tech – revolutionizing education end-to-end

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