Dr. Farhan Dawood

Dr. Farhan Dawood

Assistant Professor

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I received the B.S. and M.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2007 and 2009, respectively. Formerly, I was working as Research Assistant and Research Associate at Advanced Robotic Lab, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I obtained my Ph. D degree in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics from Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya, Malaysia. After obtaining my doctoral degree, I worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from at Advanced Robotics Lab, University of Malaya, Malaysia. Currently I am an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Information Technology, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. My research Interest includes, Machine Learning, Incremental Online Learning, Computational Intelligence, and Cognitive Robotics.


Ph.D. Artificial Intelligence and Robotics University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2015
MS Electronics Engineering Signal and Image Processing International Islamic University, Islamabad 2009
BS Electronics Engineering Electronics Engineering International Islamic University, Islamabad 2007
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dec 2015 – June 2017
Research Assistant Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Oct 2011 – Nov 2015
1Farhan Dawood; Chu Kiong Loo, “Mirror Neuron Inspired Computational Models for Motion Imitation in Robots – A Review,” International Journal of Social Robotics, 2019. [Under Review]
2Naoki Masuyama, Chu Kiong Loo, Farhan Dawood, “Kernel Bayesian ART and ARTMAP,” IEEE Transaction on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 2018.
3Farhan Dawood; Chu Kiong Loo, “Developmental Approach for Behaviour Learning Using Primitive Motion Skills,” International Journal of Neural Systems, 2017.
4Farhan Dawood; Chu Kiong Loo, “View-Invariant Visuomotor Processing in Computational Mirror Neuron System for Humanoid,” PLOS One, 2016.
5Farhan Dawood; Chu Kiong Loo, “Incremental Episodic Segmentation and Imitative Learning of Humanoid Robot,” Neurocomputing, 2015.
6Farhan Dawood; Chu Kiong Loo, “Robot Behaviour Learning using Topological Gaussian Adaptive Resonance Hidden Markov Model,” Neural Computing and Applications, 2015.
7Farhan Dawood; Chu Kiong Loo; Wei Hong Chin, "Incremental on-line learning of human motion using Gaussian adaptive resonance hidden Markov model," Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2013 International Joint Conference on, pp.1,7, 4-9 Aug. 2013, USA.
8Farhan Dawood; Chu Kiong Loo, "Autonomous motion primitive segmentation of actions for incremental imitative learning of humanoid," Robotic Intelligence In Informationally Structured Space (RiiSS), 2014 IEEE Symposium on, pp.1-8, 9-12 Dec. 2014.
9Farhan Dawood; Chu Kiong Loo, "Humanoid behaviour learning through visuomotor association by self-imitation," Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems (SCIS), 2014 Joint 7th International Conference on and Advanced Intelligent Systems (ISIS), 15th International Symposium on, pp.922-929, 3-6 Dec. 2014.

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