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Rania Hassen, Dr.

Chair of Media Technology (Prof. Steinbach)

Postal address

Arcisstr. 21
80333 München


Rania Hassen received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo (UW), Canada in 2013. She was software developer and later on an R&D technical team lead at IBM Watson Health-Merge: an IBM company during the period of 2012 - 2015. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Assiut University, Egypt 2015 - 2017.  She is currently a senior research fellow at the Chair of Media Technology (LMT) at Technical University in Munich (TUM). Her research interests include image/video processing, image perceptual quality assessment, and Haptic/Tactile communication.  Mrs. Hassen received the Georg Forster Fellowship from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in 2017. She also was awarded the Ontario Graduate Student Science and Technology (OGSST) scholarship and Doctoral Award for Women In Engineering (WIE) during her postgraduate studies at the University of Waterloo.