Sebti Foufou

Visiting Professor of Computer Science

Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi


Ph.D., University Claude Bernard Lyon1, France

Sebti Foufou obtained a Ph.D. in computer science in 1997 from the University Claude Bernard Lyon I, France, for a dissertation on parametric surfaces intersections. He is with the computer science department at the University of Burgundy, France since 1998. He worked in 2005 and 2006 as a guest researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. He was with the department of Computer Science & Engineering at Qatar University between 2009 and 2017, where he served as the head of the department for 3 academic years from 2012 to 2015. He joined NYUAD in Sept. 2017.His research interests include geometric modeling for shape representations and image processing for face recognition. He is also interested in data models, data representation and processing for product lifecycle management and smart machining systems.