I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan. I am a Fulbright Scholar. I have done my PhD in Computer Science with a specialization in Language Technologies from the Language Technologies Institute, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where I was advised by Roni Rosenfeld. I am also the founding director of the Center for Speech and Language Technologies (CSaLT) at LUMS (previously at ITU).
My research focusses on Speech and Natural Language Processing, Speech-based Human Computer Interfaces, Machine Learning, and Information & Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D). I teach Machine Learning, Speech Processing, and Data Structures at graduate and undergraduate levels. I have been a faculty member at FAST NU Lahore between 2005 and 2010, at ITU between 2015 and 2019, and at LUMS since 2020.
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