Djamila Aouada

Computer Vision Team Leader, Research Scientist, University of Luxembourg

Dr. Djamila Aouada is a Research Scientist at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability, and Trust (SnT). She is the co-founder and Head of the Computer Vision Team at SnT.

Having received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2009 from North Carolina State University, Djamila took up the challenge to come to Luxembourg to establish a leading research program in the field of computer vision at the newly founded SnT. Today her Computer Vision Team numbers some 12 researchers and boasts a high tech laboratory on the new Belval Campus.

Djamila’s leadership has played a major role in putting Luxembourg on the map in the world of Computer Vision. She has been awarded four best paper awards at IEEE conferences (IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology), has been elevated to Senior IEEE Member, and has worked as a consultant for multiple renowned laboratories (Los Alamos National Laboratory, Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs., and Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs.).

Djamila is passionate about public outreach, particularly in promoting and encouraging women engineers. She served as the Chair of the IEEE Benelux Women in Engineering Affinity Group from 2014 to 2016.