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Ahmed Elgammal

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Dr. Ahmed Elgammal is director of the Digital Humanities Analysis Lab at Rutgers. Dr Elgammal is an associate professor at the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Dr. Elgammal is also a member of the Center for Computational Biomedicine Imaging and Modeling (CBIM) at Rutgers. His primary research interest is computer vision and machine learning. His research focus includes human activity recognition, human motion analysis, tracking, human identification, and statistical methods for computer vision. He develops robust real-time algorithms to solve computer vision problems in areas such as visual surveillance, visual human-computer interaction, virtual reality, and multimedia applications. Dr. Elgammal’s interests also include research on document image analysis. He received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2006. Dr. Elgammal received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in computer science and automatic control from University of Alexandria, Egypt, in 1993 and 1996, respectively. He received another M.Sc. and his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2000 and 2002, respectively.

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