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Dr. Tahmina Zebin is a Lecturer in the School of Computing Sciences at the University of East Anglia and is one of the academics at UEA working on the On-device and Explainable AI. 
Following her PhD, Tahmina was employed as a postdoctoral research associate on the EPSRC funded project Wearable Clinic: Self, Help and Care at the University of Manchester and was a Research Fellow in Health Innovation Ecosystem at the University of Westminster.

Academic Background

Tahmina pursued her PhD studies at the University of Manchester in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and she had been the recipient of the Presidents Doctoral Scholarship (2013-2016) for this. She received her first degree and an MS in Applied Physics, Electronics, and Communication Engineering from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She also completed an M.Sc in Digital Image and Signal Processing from the University of Manchester in 2012. 

Key Research Interests

Her research expertise includes Advanced Image and Signal Processing, Explainable AI, Debiasing Algorithms, Human Activity Recognition, Risk Prediction Modeling using various statistical and deep learning techniques. She has worked on projects relating to disease detection from endoscopic videos and human activity recognition from wearable sensor data.

Teaching Interests

Modules Covering @ UEA 

Artificial Intelligence, Data mining, Ubiquitous Computing, Network Security and IoT, Architectures and Operating systems.

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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Self Funded students are welcome to approach me with idea's in the following domains 

- Medical Image Analysis for Disease Detection

-Physical Activity Monitoring with wearable sensing for Smart Homes

- On Device Model Deployment Methodologies and Techniques

- Deep Learning

-Explainable AI for Fintech or Cyber Security Applications.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Manchester

30 Sep 201317 May 2017

Master in Science, University of Manchester

17 Sep 20111 Sep 2012


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