Gund Affiliate, Assistant Professor, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Safwan Wshah’s research spans machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, and image and video processing. Prior to joining University of Vermont, Dr. Wshah worked for Xerox and PARC (Palo Alto Research Center)- Xerox company, where he was involved in several projects creating machine learning algorithms for different applications including deep neural networks for counting passengers in HOV/HOT lane vehicles. He also worked on real-time video analytics for a surgical video warning monitor project and in the retail domain with applications such as customer experience time and automated store resource management.

Dr. Wshah holds a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo. He has received ten issued U.S. patents with four additional patents pending. He is the author of three journal publications and 15 conference proceedings. Safwan is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and has served on the organizing committee of top conferences and serves as a reviewer/referee for several journals and conferences.

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, data analytics, pattern recognition


  • PhD, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SUNY Buffalo
  • MSc, Communication Engineering, University of Jordan
  • BSc, Electronics Engineering, Princess Sumaya University


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