Dr Sajib Saha


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Biography

Dr. Sajib Kumar Saha is a Research Scientist at the commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia. He is an honorary research fellow at the Doheny Eye Institute, University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), USA.

Dr. Saha is working towards the development of machine learning techniques for the automated detection and progression analysis of sight threatening eye disease, specifically diabetic retinopathy (DR) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). He has a PhD in Biomedical Imaging from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He obtained dual master's degree in Imaging and Computer Vision from the University of Jean Monnet, France and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. He did his master thesis in Technicolor R&I, France. Dr. Saha obtained his Bachelor of Science (honours) in Computer Science and Engineering from Khulna University.

Dr. Saha has published numerous articles in the form of peer reviewed journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. His research interests and expertise include biomedical signal processing and analysis, computer vision, medical imaging, and image processing in general.

Current Roles

  • Research Scientist
    Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision

Academic Qualifications

  • 2015

    PhD
    University of New South Wales, Australia

  • 2011

    Eramus Mundus Master in Color in Informatics and Media Technology (Specialization: Computer Vision)
    University Jean Monnet, France

  • 2011

    Eramus Mundus Master in Color in Informatics and Media Technology (Specialization: Digital Imaging)
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

  • 2007

    Bachelor of Science (honours) in Computer Science and Engineering
    Khulna University, Bangladesh

Professional Experiences

  • 2015-2018

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Australian e-Health Research Centre WA, CSIRO

  • 2018-2018

    Visiting Research Fellow
    University of California-Los Angeles, USA

  • 2011-2011

    Research and Development
    Technicolor R&I, France

  • 2013-2015

    Research and Development Intern
    CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia

  • 2007-2009

    Software Engineer
    Dohatec New Medica, Bangladesh

Achievements and Awards

  • 2018-2018

    Endeavour Visiting Research Fellowship
    Federal Govt. Australia

  • 2015-2018

    Office of Chief Executive Postdoctoral Fellowship
    CSIRO

  • 2014-2014

    Best poster in ‘Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics’
    University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia

  • 2013-2013

    Best poster
    University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia

  • 2012-2012

    Best Presenter
    International Conference on Machine Vision

  • 2009-2011

    Erasmus Mundus Scholarship by the European Union
    European Union

  • 2010-2010

    1st in CIMET-Nokia group project contest-2010
    CIMET-Nokia group

Other highlights

  • 2019-2019

    Invited to visit University of Paris, France and delivered seminar

  • 2019-2019

    Invited to visit University of Milan, Italy and delivered seminar

  • 2019-2019

    Invited to visit ETH Zürich, Switzerland and delivered seminar

  • 2018-2018

    Rising Star award at the Science on the Swan 2018 for contribution in Health and Medicine by developing artificial intelligent based clinical decision support system for diabetic retinopathy

Grants

  • 2020-2020

    Research Translation Projects Grant: “Implementation of Automated Teleretinal Screening System for Patients with Diabetes in the Royal Perth Hospital’s Ophthalmology Department” (CIC)

  • 2020-2020

    Spinnaker Grant: “Novel use of video-analysis algorithms to improve cancer diagnosis in pathology” (PI)

  • 2018-2018

    Western Australia Diabetes Research Grant: “Artificial intelligence-based grading and diagnosis of diabetes induced retinopathy at GP clinics” (CIC)

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2015-Present

    Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

  • 2011-Present

    Member of IEEE Computer Society

  • 2017-Present

    Editor: EC Ophthalmology

Publications

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