Muhammad Ali Tahir
Department of Computing
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Automatic Speech Recognition, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing
Ph.D. - Computer Science / Automatic Speech Recognition - RWTH Aachen University - Germany - 2015
Dr. Muhammad Ali Tahir has completed his Ph.D. in Automatic speech recognition from RWTH Aachen University. During his 11 year stay in Germany he has worked on different EU-funded projects related to speech recognition, primarily aiming to bridge the language divide in a multilingual Europe. During his time at NUST he has been collaborating with local industry to create Urdu voice based solutions for conversational agents and vehicle navigation. He has also launched an Urdu website UrduAsr which is being used by thousands of people for Urdu voice based typing. He is currently working at co-PI at Deep Learning Lab, National Centre for Artificial Intelligence.
Memberships: HEC Patent Evaluation Committee, Association for Computing Machinery, Pakistan Engineering Council
Journals Reviewer: Elsevier Computer Speech and Language, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Elsevier Speech Communication, Mathematical Problems in Engineering.
October 2011 - December 2015
July 2018 - Present