Associate Professor, Vivekananda School of Information Technology, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, (Affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University), New Delhi, India.
Dr. Pooja Saigal received her Ph.D. degree in Machine Learning from South Asian University (established by SAARC), New
Delhi. Her research interests include Machine Learning, Optimization and Image Processing. She has proposed various supervised, unsupervised and semi-supervised machine learning algorithms and applied them on image processing problems like content-based image retrieval, segmentation, etc. She is UGC-NET qualified in Computer Science. She holds a Master’s Degree (2004) and Bachelor’s Degree (2001) in Computer Applications. She received SAU Research scholarship for four years. She is University Topper of MCA 2004 batch and was awarded Gold Medal by the erstwhile President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam for her outstanding performance in MCA program (CPI: 90.24%). She got Distinction in all 32 courses of MCA. She secured First Rank in University in BCA and was awarded by the Chief Minister of Haryana. She has total experience of over 16 years in teaching Information Technology & Computer Science subjects at Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate levels, with successful records of accomplishments. This includes research experience of 4 years at South Asian University, New Delhi and industry experience with National Informatics Center (NIC), Delhi Secretariat. She is a reviewer of various SCI Indexed Journals: Neurocomputing (Elsevier); Neural Networks (Elsevier); IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. She has authored and co-authored around 24 research papers in journals, books and conference proceedings of international repute.