Kuwait University professor gives presentation on computer graphics
KUWAIT: Muhammad Sarfraz from the Department of Information Science at Kuwait University’s College of Computing Sciences and Engineering gave a presentation recently on computer graphics (CG). It identified the field of computer graphics as a significant area of study and practice in the world of computing today. In addition to its critical importance in the traditional fields of automobile, aircraft manufacturing, shipbuilding, shoe industry, and general product design, more recently, computer graphics have proven to be indispensable in a variety of modern industries, including robotics, medical imaging, visualization, Textile, Fashion, Painting, Art, Archeology, Games and even media and many others.
The presentation aimed to explain the tool of splining for graphics design. Specific concentration was made on a new spline approach which is quadratic in nature but acts like a cubic as far as geometric features are concerned. The talk focused on interdisciplinary methods and affiliate research in the area. Shape control and design was the main area to focus in the presentation. Furthermore, the presentation provided the audience with a variety of techniques, applications and examples necessary for various real-life problems. The major goal of the talk was to stimulate views and provide a source where researchers and practitioners can find the latest developments in the field.
Muhammad Sarfraz is a Professor and Vice Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in Kuwait University, Kuwait. He received his PhD from Brunel University, UK, in 1990. His research interests include computer graphics, CAD/CAM, pattern recognition, computer vision, image processing, and soft computing. He is currently working on various projects related to academia and industry.
Sarfraz has been keynote and invited speaker at various platforms around the globe. He has advised and supervised more than 55 students for their MSc and PhD theses. He has published around 300 publications in the form of various Books, Book Chapters, journal papers and conference papers.
Sarfraz is member of various professional societies including IEEE, ACM, IVS, IACSIT, and ISOSS. He is a Chair, member of the International Advisory Committees and Organizing Committees of various international conferences, symposiums and workshops. He is the reviewer, for many international Journals, Conferences, meetings, and workshops around the world. He is editor and guest editor of various international conference proceedings, books, and journals. He has achieved a variety of awards in education, research, and administrative services.
Professor Muhammad Sarfraz