Graduate (PhD) students (SFI)

Hossein Javidnia

Hossein Javidnia received his Master’s degree in Information Technology Engineering from the University of Guilan, Iran in 2014. He is currently a PhD student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at National University of Ireland, Galway. His current research interests include image processing and machine vision. 
Contact: h.javidnia1@nuigalway.ie
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Adrian S. Ungureanu

Adrian S. Ungureanu received his B.E. and M.E. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University “Politechnica” of Bucharest, in 2012, and 2014. He is currently a PhD student in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, National University of Ireland, in Galway, Ireland. His field of work is image processing techniques and biometric technologies used in the context of consumer devices.
Contact: a.ungureanu1@nuigalway.ie
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Shabab Bazrafkan

Shabab received his B.Sc degree from Urmia University, Urmia, Iran in electrical engineering in 2011 and M.Sc degree from Shiraz University of Technology (SuTECH) in telecommunication engineering, Image processing branch in 2013. Currently he is a PhD student at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) and also works with Fotonation Ltd. His field of working is Deep Neural Networks and Neural Network design.
Contact: s.bazrafkan1@nuigalway.ie
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Anuradha Kar

Anuradha has her background in Electronics & Communication Engineering and research interests in sensor systems, human computer interaction (HCI) and computational imaging. Currently she is working in the area of eye gaze tracking -addressing the issues of accuracy and performance evaluation of conventional eye gaze estimation systems in various platforms. More details about her work can be found in the project page
Contact: a.kar2@nuigalway.ie

Niamh Fitzgerald

Niamh is doing her Ph.D. in Applied Optics department of National University of Ireland, Galway. She studied a B.Sc in Physics with Medical Physics and completed her masters by research in Experimental Physics (M.Sc), both from NUI Galway. Her research involves designing optical systems for consumer based mobile imaging devices.
Contact: n.fitzgerald1@nuigalway.ie
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Timothee Cognard
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Timothee Cognard has a Master’s Degree in Theoretical and Applied Optics from Institut d’Optique Graduate School (Paris – France in 2015) and started a shared Ph.D. between National University of Ireland and Fotonation in October 2015. He is researching Optical Depth of Field Reduction through Computational Imaging for Smartphone applications.
Contact: t.cognard1@nuigalway.ie
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