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Hazem El-Alfy

Assistant Professor of Data Science

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  • PhD (Computer Science), University of Maryland at College Park, USA (2009)
  • MSc (Computer Science), University of Maryland at College Park, USA (2005)
  • MSc (Engineering Mathematics), Alexandria University, Egypt (2001)
  • BSc (Computer Science), Alexandria University, Egypt (1997)
  • Data Science
  • Social Web Analytics
  • Reasoning and Decision Making under Uncertainty
  • Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence

Academic experience

  • Assistant Professor, S P Jain School of Global Management, Sydney Campus, 2022 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Kuwait College of Science and Technology, Kuwait City, 2018 - 2021
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Osaka University, Japan, 2013 - 2018
  • Assistant Professor, Alexandria University, Egypt, 2009 - 2013

Research Interests

  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning
  • Image Processing
  • Data Science


  • Hazem El-Alfy, Chi Xu, Yasushi Makihara, Daigo Muramatsu and Yasushi Yagi, “A Geometric View Transformation Model using Free-form Deformation for Cross-view Gait Recognition,” Asian Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ACPR 2017)
  • Hazem El-Alfy, Daigo Muramatsu, Yuuchi Teranishi, Nozomu Nishinaga, Yasushi Makihara and Yasushi Yagi, “A Visual Surveillance System for Person Re-Identification,” Quality Control by Artificial Vision (QCAV 2017)
  • Hazem El-Alfy, Ikuhisa Mitsugami and Yasushi Yagi, “A new gait-based identification method using local Gauss maps,” Workshops of the Asian Conf on Computer Vision (ACCV 2015)
  • Ahmed Abdelkader, Moamen Mokhtar and Hazem El-Alfy, “Angular Heuristics for Coverage Maximization in Multi-camera Surveillance,” Advanced Video &Signal-Based Surveillance (AVSS 2012)
  • Ahmed Abdelkader and Hazem El-Alfy, “Visibility Induction for Discretized Pursuit-Evasion Games,” Conf. on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2012)
  • Hazem El-Alfy and Amr Kabardy, “A New Approach for the Two-Player Pursuit-Evasion Game,” Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI 2011)
  • Hazem El-Alfy, David Jacobs and Larry Davis, “Assigning Cameras to Subjects in Video Surveillance Systems,” Int. Conf. On Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2009)
  • Hazem El-Alfy, David Jacobs and Larry Davis, “Multi-Scale Video Cropping,” ACM Int. Conf. on Multimedia (MM 2007)

Editorial and Reviewer Activities

  • Book Editor: “Recent Developments in Video Surveillance,” InTech. ISBN 978-953-51-0468-1, 2012
  • Reviewer: Neurocomputing Journal, since 2019
  • Reviewer: Int. Conf on Pattern Recognition (ICPR): 2006, 2016, 2022
  • Reviewer: IPSJ Trans. on Computer Vision and Applications (CVA), 2019


  • Award Committee member and Session Chair, The 9th Int. Workshop on Robust Computer Vision (IWRCV 9), 2014
  • Program Committee member, Int. Joint Workshop on Adv. Sensing / Visual Attention and Interaction, (ASVAI), 2013


  • IEEE member since 2009