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Nicholas Negroponte
Nawwaf Kharma
Assistant Professor and DEC Lab Director
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: S-H-961-41
Phone: (514) 848-2424 Ext. 3117
Fax: (514) 848-2802


Nawwaf Kharma holds a B.Eng. Honours in Computer Engineering (1992), form The City University, Northampton Square, London, U.K., and a Ph.D. & Diploma of Imperial College (D.I.C.) of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Electrical Engineering (1999), from the Imperial College of Science & Technology, University of London, U.K.

Starting from July 2000, he is an assistant professor for the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Concordia University.

From Nov. 1996 - Dec. 1997 he was a lecturer (Assistant Professor), at the University of Paisley, Glasgow, U.K.

In the Spring of 1998 he went to the University of British Columbia where he worked as a Research Engineer (May 1998 - May 1999), and then as a Sessional Lecturer (June 1999 - Dec. 1999), and an Adjunct Professor (Jan. 2000 - July 2000).

Dr. Kharma's interests are in his research, student supervision of coen 490 projects, and computer engineering. His main projects are:

  • Myth
    Character Recognition Systems for the Non-expert
    Genetic Algorithms for Feature Selection and Weighting.
  • FuzzyPaper
    Expanding the definitions of linguistic hedges, in the Joint
    9th IFSA World Congress and 20th NAFI.


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