Bio-Medical Image Analysis, Neuro-Signal Analysis, Image and Video Compression, Image/Video Security, Statistical Image Processing, Sensor Fusion.

Communication Theory, Information Theory, Ill posed Problems, Medical Imaging, Data Networks, Video and Image Security, Image/Video Compression, Sensor Fusion, Pattern Recognition, Medical Imaging.

  • Bio-Medical Image Processing/Analysis
    • Image Segmentation
    • Image Registration
    • Image Enhancement
  • Image Restoration
    • Error Concealment for MPEG Encoded Video
    • Error Concealment for Object Based MPEG-4 Video Coding
  • Image and Video Compression
    • Low Bitrate Video Coding
    • Rate Scalable Image Compression
    • Rate Scalable Video Compression
    • Rate Scalable-Resolution Scalable Image Compression
    • Sensor networks
  • Error Resilient Transmission of Compressed Image and Video
    • Adaptive Error Resilience Transmission of Compressed Video
    • Multiple Description Scalable Coding for Error Resilient Video Transmission over Packet Networks
    • Wyner-Ziv based Unequal Error Protection of Compressed Video
  • Secure Transmission of Compressed Image and Video - Joint Compression and Encryption
  • Sensor Fusion and Sensor networks
  • BioMedical Signal Analysis
  • Ill Posed Problems


Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering
PhD, Purdue University, Electrical Engineering, 1999
MS, Purdue University, Electrical Engineering, 1993
BS, University of Khartoum, Electrical Engineering, 1991
engineering electrical engineering or electronics communications systems image processing information or communication systems signal processing digital signal processing computer and information sciences cryptography information theory local area networks networking computer vision data compression
Arabic, English
Eta Kappa Nu
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
International Society of Optical Engineering
Tau Beta Pi