Dr. Khawar Khurshid
Assistant Professor (HEC Approved Supervisor)
Department of Electrical Engineering

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Campus H-12, Islamabad
Tel: 051-90852018
Email: khawar.khurshid at seecs.edu.pk
Web: http://www.seecs.edu.pk/khawar

Specialization:
Medical Imaging, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image and Signal Processing

Education:
PhD – Biomedical Imaging Systems – Michigan State University, United States (2009)

Research Interest

Positron Emission Tomography
Computed Tomography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Ultrasound Imaging
Thermal Imaging
X-Rays

Journal Papers

K. Khurshid, K. L. Berger, R. J. McGough,, "Respiratory Cardiac Motion Compensation in PET/CT for Accurate Reconstruction of PET Myocardial perfusion Images", Journal of Physics in Medicine and Biology (PMB), Vol. 53, No. 20, pp. 5705-5718, Sep, 2008.

D. J. VanderLaan, K. Khurshid, J. J. Ireland, F. J. Krassel, R. J. McGough,, "Automated follicle segmentation in ultrasound scans of bovine ovaries", Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics (AEM),, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 49:54, 2008.

K. L. Berger, J. L. Seamans, K. Khurshid, E. Philps, R. J. McGough,, "CTAC Misregistration in PET/CT Cardiac Imaging: Correction with a Dedicated CTAC/PET Alignment Visualization Application, an Automated Registration Algorithm, and ECG-Gated CTAC", American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. , 2007.

Conference Papers

S. Saleh, M. Raja, U. Ilyas, K. Khurshid, A. Lu, Z. Shafiq,, "Breaching IM Session Privacy Using Causality", Proceedings of the Globecom, 2014, United States.

Asma Afzal, Khawar Khurshid, Ahmed Khan, , "Enhancing System Efficiency of Embedded Encryption Applications", Proceedings of the Embedded, EE Magzine, Jun, 2013, United States.

Asma Afzal, Khawar Khurshid, Ahmed Khan,, "Design and Implementation of Thermal Management System on PSoC", Proceedings of the Embedded, EE Magzine, 2013, United States.

Ali Jabir, Hassaan Saadat, Hira Ali, Khawar Khurshid, , "Combined Independent Component Analysis and Kalman Filter based Real-Time Digital Video Stabilization", Proceedings of the International Conference of Signal Processing Systems, 2013, Australia.

T. Naeem, B. Asim, K. Khawar, , "Histogram Equalized Intelligent Classification using Self Organized Maps for Large Population Face Recognition", Proceedings of the International Conference of Signal Processing Systems, 2013, Australia.

M. Ishtiaq, B. Haider, F. Ali, S. Khan, K. Khurshid,, "An improved mechanism for reversible watermarking of images", Proceedings of the 14th IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (SIP), pp. , 2012, United States.

K. Khurshid, K. L. Berger, R. J. McGough, , "Automated PET/CT Brain Registration for Accurate Attenuation Correction", Proceedings of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), pp. , 2009, United States.

Khurshid K, Berger KL, McGough RJ,, "Optimal Cardiac Phase of CT for the Accurate Attenuation Correction of PET", Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics (ISEM), 2007, United States.

K. Khurshid, K. L. Berger, R. J. McGough,, "Analysis of Multiple Cardiac Phases of CT for Maximal Overlap with PET Images", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics (ISEM), 2007, United States.

S. Ahmad, M. Ejaz, K. Khurshid,, "Speaker Verification Using Boosted Cepstral Features with Gaussian Distribution", Proceedings of the International Conference of Electrical Engineering (ICEE), 2007, Pakistan.

K. Khurshid, W. Liyong, K. L. Berger, R. J. McGough, , "PET/CT Misregistration Attenuation Correction Artifact Eliminated by Least Squares Cardiac Alignment", Proceedings of the Academy of Molecular Imaging (AMI), pp. , 2006, United States.

W. Liyong, Z. Xiaozheng, K. Khurshid, R. J. McGough,, "Sector-Vortex Scanning for Hyperthermia with a Large Square Ultrasound Phased Array Aperture", Proceedings of the IEEE Electro Information Technology (EIT), 2006, United States.

K. Khurshid, K. L. Berger, R. J. McGough,, "Automated PET/CT Cardiac Registration for Accurate PET Reconstruction", Proceedings of the IEEE Electro Information Technology (EIT), 2006, United States.

Assistant Professor , NUST
May 2010 – Present (7 years 3 months )

Details: Advanced Topics in Computer Vision and Image Processing
Analysis of Stochastic Systems
Computer Organization and Architecture
Selected Topics in Biomedical Imaging