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 Master’s Degree (2004) and Bachelor’s Degree (2001) in Computer Applications.
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% and Percentage: 88.6%). She had Distinction in all 32 papers 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 15 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 of 6 months with National Informatics Center (NIC), Delhi Secretariat.
She is reviewer of SCI Indexed Journals: Neurocomputing (Elsevier); Neural Networks (Elsevier); IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics.