University of Waterloo

Zohreh Azimifar

Ph.D. 2005

Zohreh Azimifar

Associate Professor, Dr Zohreh Azimifar received her B.Sc. degree in computer science and engineering from Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, in 1994 and her Ph.D. degree in systems design engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, in 2005. In 2005, she was a postdoctoral fellow in medical biophysics at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.  Since 2006 she has been a faculty member and director of computer vision and pattern recognition lab in computer science and engineering at Shiraz University. Having successfuly designed and impelimented several industrial intelligent vision systems, Dr Azimifar was supported by Shiraz University to establish research center for Intelligent Vision and Image Processing ( in 2014. During past decade, she has published two books in statistical pattern recogntion and about 100 international journal and conference papers in computer vision and image processing. 

At present, Professor Azimifar is director of Public Relations and International affairs of Shiraz University.


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Research interests
Research interests include statistical learning of generative and discriminative models for massive data sources with particular attention in statistical computer vision and pattern recognition.
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