Short Biography

Hatef received his BSc in Electrical Engineering from University of Kashan, Iran, in 2016 as the 1st rank student. Then, he was admitted in the MSc program at Sharif University of Technology, Iran, with the exceptional elite talent privilege. In his master, he mainly focused on the topics such as machine learning, deep learning and computer vision. He defended his MSc thesis in September 2018 on the topic of no-reference image/video quality assessment which resulted in several conference and journal papers and also two US patents. In addition, one of his methods for video quality assessment, dubbed DeePerceive, was presented at the Futures Park of NAB Show 2019, USA, and also at the Future Zone of IBC 2019 Exhibition, Netherlands. In April 2020, he started his PhD program working on biometric template protection using deep learning approaches at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Idiap Research Institute, Switzerland. 

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