Shazia Akbar
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Education
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Sept. 2011 – July 2015

School of Computing, University of Dundee

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Sept. 2008 – Jun. 2011
BSc (Hons) Applied Computing: 1st class

School of Computing, University of Dundee

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Aug. 2002 – Jun. 2008
Morgan Academy

SQA Qualifications

Experience
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Sept. 2016 –
Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Aug. 2015 – June 2016
CAI2R, NYU School of Medicine, New York

Postdoctoral Fellow

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June. 2014 – Aug. 2014
Toshiba, Edinburgh

Image Analysis Research Intern

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Oct. 2010 – Sept. 2011
NCR, Dundee

Technology and Research Intern

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June. 2009 – Sept. 2009
E-Assessment Learning Styles Research

School of Computing, University of Dundee

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June. 2007 – Sept. 2007
Java Electronic Learning Online Research

School of Computing, University of Dundee

Achievements

2014
I3A ICPR Contest Winner (cell and specimen classification category)
PhD Symposium 2014 Best Paper Award
Co-organiser of Dundee SoC PhD Symposium 2014 & 2013

2012
BMVA Computer Vision Summer School
Google Anita Borg Finalist 2012 (Europe, Middle East and Africa)
Runner-up prize for poster presentation at BCS London Hopper 2012
Alex Carmichael Research Prize for Outstanding First Year Doctoral Student

2011
BCS Award for Top Student in Level 4 Applied Computing
Runner Up of BCS Lovelace Colloquium Individual Project Competition

2010
Applied Computing Level 3 Award
Ede and Ravenscroft Award
Winner of Dundee Yahoo Hackday 2010

2009
NCR Prize for Applied Computing Level 2

2007
Dundee City Council Award for SQA Examinations

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BMVA Computer Vision Summer School
Machine Learning Journal Club Organizer (Sunnybrook)
Reading Group Organizer (University of Dundee)
Undergraduate co-mentor