Safwan Wshah

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Dr. Safwan Wshah is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Vermont. His research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning theory and its applications to healthcare, transportation and energy. He also has broader interests in deep learning, computer vision, data analytics and image processing. Dr. Wshah received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University at Buffalo in 2012. Prior to joining University of Vermont, Dr. Wshah worked for Xerox and PARC (Palo Alto Research Center)- Xerox company, where he was involved in several projects creating machine learning algorithms for different applications in healthcare, transportation and education fields.

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2021-06-12 - Congrats to Colin for successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis.
2020-03-31 - Congrats to Wyatt Wu for successfully defending his MS thesis.
2019-11-01 - Congrats to Kristin McClure for successfully defending his MS Project.
2019-11-01 - I have been awarded an extension to our VTrans project one more year with $92K, our team will have accurate road signs localization on real-world maps.
2019-03-01 - In collaboration with university of Rochester I have been awarded a grant from NYSERDA, to research advanced machine learning algorithms for parameter verification and calibration.
2018-02-01 - In collaboration with UVMMC I have been awarded a grant to research techniques to predict the presence of an Endoleak in computerized tomography angiography (CTA) volumes.
2018-01-11 - I have been awarded a grant from University of Vermont Medical Center, Department of Surgery, to design deep learning algorithms for medical imaging applications.
2018-01-23 - I have been awarded, as a PI, a grant from the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) to localize road signs on both image coordinates and geographic coordinates on real-world maps.