DR. ATIF SHAHZAD
Atif Shahzad is a senior postdoctoral researcher and team lead ablation technologies at Translational Medical Device Lab, National University of Ireland, Galway. He received BSc (honors) in computer engineering from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan, and MSc in electronics engineering from University of Leeds, United Kingdom. He is associated with NUI Galway since 2011, starting PhD in microwave imaging for medical applications. His research is focused on thermal ablation and sensing technologies, medical signal and image processing, applied electromagnetic, computational modelling, and dielectric spectroscopy.
He worked as a lecturer at COMSTATS Institute of Informational Technology from 2006 to 2011, where he taught undergraduate courses to electronic and computer engineering students and supervised final year projects. He has also worked as research staff in Computer Vision research group at COMSATS, where he developed real-time video processing techniques for vehicle recognition in forensic applications.
He has received several national and international awards from Irish Research Council, Science Foundation Ireland, NUI Galway, and Ministry of Science and Technology Pakistan. He is also member of COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Action MiMED and COST Action EMF-MED.