Ali Al Faris, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor/Computer Science

508-767-5425 Founders Hall - Room 215

Degrees Earned

Ph.D in Computer Engineering, University of Science Malaysia (USM), 2015

Ph.D Thesis Title: “Development Of Techniques For The Detection Of Tumors In Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging”

M.S in Computer Sciences, University of Technology Malaysia (UTM), 2009

B. E. in Computer Engineering, College of Electronic Technology, 2005

 

Publications

Books

Al-Faris, A., Ngah, U. and Isa, N. (2017). “Tumours Detection in Breast MRI Images Using Improved Methods”, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN-13: 978-6202075589.

 

Chapters

Al-Faris, A., Ngah, U., Isa, N., & Shuaib, I. (2014). “Breast MRI Tumour Segmentation Using Modified Automatic Seeded Region Growing Based on Particle Swarm Optimization Image Clustering”, Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, Springer International Publishing (Vol. 223, pp. 49-60). 

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Journal Articles

Al-Faris, A., Mohamad D., Ngah, U. K. and Isa, N. A. (2011), “Handwritten Characters Extraction from Form Based On Line Shape Characteristics”. Science Publications, Journal of Computer Science, 7: 1778-1783. View Article

Al-Faris, A., Ngah, U. K., Isa, N. A. and Shuaib, I., (2013). “Computer Aided Segmentation System for Breast MRI Tumour using Modified Automatic Seeded Region Growing (BMRI-MASRG)”, Springer, Journal of Digital Imaging. View Article

Al-Faris, A., Ngah, U. K., Isa, N. A. and Shuaib, I., (2013). “MRI Breast Skin-Line Segmentation and Removal using Integration Method of Level Set Active Contour and Morphological Thinning Algorithms”, Science Alert, Journal of Medical Sciences, ISSN: 1682-4474. View Article

 

Conference Papers and Presentations 

Al-Faris, A., Ngah, U. K., Isa, N. A. and Shuaib, I., (2011). “MRI Breast Tumour Segmentation and Classification using a Modified Seeded Region Growing Method”, Proceedings of EEPC2011, 2-3rd Dec 2011, Pahang, Malaysia. View

Al-Faris, A., Ngah, U. K., Isa, N. A. and Shuaib, I. (2012), “Breast MRI Tumour Segmentation using Modified Automatic Seeded Region Growing Based on PSO Image Clustering”, 17th Online World Conference on Soft Computing in Industrial Applications, December 2012. View

Al-Faris, A., Ngah, U. K., Isa, N. A. and Shuaib, I., (2013). “Combined Method for Skin-Line Segmentation and Removal of Breast MRI”, Proceedings of EEPC2013, 18-20th Aug. 2013, Perak, Malaysia.

Al-Faris, A., Ngah, U. K., Isa, N. A. and Shuaib, I., (2015). “Automatic Exclusion Of Skin Border Regions from Breast MRI Using Proposed Combined Approach”, 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICoBE), 30 March 2015, Penang. View

 

Undergraduate Courses Taught

Introduction to Computer Science

Introduction to Programming

Data Structures

Excel

 

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology.

Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications.

Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors.

Universal Association of Computer and Electronics Engineers.

International Association of Engineering.