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PhD in Signal processingOct. 2007 – Oct. 2013
School: Imperial College London
Thesis: “Quadtree structured approximation algorithms”
Advisor: Prof. Pier Luigi Dragotti.
Awards: EPRSC Doctoral Training Award, Special Achievement Award.
Note: These dates include two years interruption of studies to focus on preparing for the Olympic Games.

MEng in electric and electronic engineering.Oct. 2003 – Jul. 2007
School: Imperial College London
Grade: First class honours
Awards: Full Colours, Award for top 12 in year, AMEC prize for best 3rd year project.
Modules include: Circuit Analysis, Analogue Electronics, Fields and Devices, Maths for Signals and Systems, Control Systems, Statistics, Software Engineering, AI, Computer Architecture, Optimisation, DSP and Wavelets.

Teaching and student supervision

Lecturer of Mathematical Foundations of Signal ProcessingSep. 2016 – Present
School: EPFL
Level: Master and doctoral

Supervision of EPFL PhD Candidates
Karen Adam – “Biological sampling”
Frederike Dümbgen – “Multi-modal localisation”
Michalina Pacholska – “Mathematics and physics of Lippmann imaging”
Golnoosh Elhami – “Images of codes and their capacity”
Gilles Baechler – “Sampling the multiple facets of light”
Alireza Ghasemi – “Bound and conquer: properties, algorithms and applications of multi-camera imaging”

Supervision of EPFL MS Theses
Cem Musluoglu – “Beyond Euclidean distance matrices”, at EPFL
Robin Solignac – “EDM sums to combat multi-path in indoor localization”, at Swisscom
Meryem Wehbe – “Hybrid indoor localization using round trip time and received signal strength”, at EPFL
Thomas Grivaz – “Microphone array based acoustic event classification using deep neural networks”, at Sony
Fan Zhang – “Indoor Positioning using WiFi”, at Swisscom
Sepand Kashani – “Towards real-time high-resolution interferometric imaging with Bluebild”, at IBM
Christopher Salotti – “Optimal Convolution Architecture Learning via Structured Sparsity Regularizers for Deep Visual Search”, at Technicolor
Kévin Marc Jean Decoster – “Localization and Control for Autonomous Camera on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle”, at Technicolor
Mohamed Tahar Nguira – “Image Quality Performance Metrics for 3D Breast X-ray Imaging”, GE Health Care
Mohamed Ben Arbia – “Smart Floor Data Analysis”, at Technis

Extra curricular

Member of athlete’s council for the 2020 Youth Olympic Games2017 – Present
GB water polo management group2013 – 2014
Motivational speaker for young people2007 – Present

Sporting achievements

GB water polo international and Olympian2003 – 2014
Commonwealth Champion2014
British Water Polo Player of the Year2008 & 2010
British Champion2008
University of London Sportsman of the Year2004

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