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Research interests

My research interests span signal and image processing, pattern recognition, and the emerging field of medical image understanding. Currently, my research focuses on technology development for MRI applications in diagnosis. More specifically, image matching, object recognition, higher-order image representations, MR image segmentation, and analysis are my focussed areas of interest.

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Dr Sheheryar Khan received his BSc degree in Electrical Engineering with Honours from UET Peshawar, Pakistan, MSc degree in Digital Signal Processing with Distinction from Lancaster University, the UK and Doctorate degree in Electronic Engineering from the City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision, and Medical Image Processing.

Prior to joining this institution, Dr. Khan served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Imaging and Interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he focused on Machine Learning tasks related to Magnetic Resonance images. He also worked as a senior research associate and postdoctoral fellow at the City University of Hong Kong, where he worked on several computer vision tasks and developed algorithms for automatic object detection, matching, and recognition in digital images.

Dr. Khan's past teaching experience in this field spanned over five years as a full-time lecturer at COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan. He is an IEEE member and a registered engineer at the Pakistan Engineering Council.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, PhD Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

1 Sept 20151 Oct 2018

Award Date: 10 Feb 2019

Master, MSc Digital Signal Processing, Lancaster University

Award Date: 1 Sept 2010

Bachelor, BSc Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar

Award Date: 1 Dec 2007

External positions

Post-Doc Fellow, Chinese University of Hong Kong

2 Jun 201915 Aug 2021

Senior Research Associate, City University of Hong Kong

1 Sept 201830 May 2019

Lecturer, COMSATS University Islamabad

2 Feb 200830 Aug 2015


  • TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Vision
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Medical Image Processing


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