• A Ph.D. Candidate

    in Computer and Information Science at Purdue School of Science, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

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  • A Graduate Research Assistant

    at the School of Informatics and Computing in Human-Centered Computing Department with IUPUI Data Lab

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  • A Faculty Member

    of Computers and Information Technology at the University of Tabuk

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  • A Wife
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    Married to an amazing photographer and designer Majed Alqoyani
    and I have Three wonderful
    children:
    Eyad, Renad, & Nehad

About Me

Who Am I?

A'aeshah Alhakamy is a faculty member of Computers and Information Technology at the University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, where she awarded a full scholarship to pursue higher education abroad in Computer Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging.

She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Computer and Information Science at Purdue School of Science, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) under the supervision of Professor Mihran Tuceryan. She holds M.Sc. (2016) in Computer and Information Science from the Purdue School of Science, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), IN, USA and a B.Sc. (2005) in Computer Science from the Taibah University, Medina, Saudi Arabia. She worked as Teaching Assistant at the Department of Computer and Information Science in fall 2017.

In addition, she is working as Graduate Research Assistant at the School of Informatics and Computing in Human-Centered Computing Department under the supervision of Professor Francesco Cafaro in Data Lab with NSF funded project named "Aiding Reasoning about Correlation and Causation". She is an ACM member Since 2017 and a member of the IEEE Computer Society.

Her primary research interests include:

Computer Graphics (CG)

Visualization

Imaging

Augmented Reality (AR)

Particularly Illumination Models in Mixed and Augmented Reality Application; Interaction between the Virtual and Real Objects, Worlds; Human-Data Interaction and Embodied Interaction Systems with Data Visualization.

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Publications

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March 9, 2020 | IEEE ICALT'20 | (Accepted)

Design Strategies and Optimizations for Human-Data Interaction Systems in Museums

A’aeshah Alhakamy, Francesco Cafaro, Milka Trajkova, Sreekanth Kankara, Rashmi Mallappa, and Sanika Vedak, In Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT '20), DOI: , IEEE.

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May 25, 2020 | ACM CSUR'20 | Published

Real-Time Illumination and Visual Coherence for Photorealistic Augmented/Mixed Reality

A’aeshah Alhakamy and Mihran Tuceryan, In Journal of the 2020 Computing Surveys (CSUR ’20), DOI: 10.1145/3386496 , 53, 3, Article 49 (May 2020), 34 pages, ACM.

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April 25-30, 2020 | ACM CHI'20 | Published

Move Your Body: Engaging Museum Visitors with Human-Data Interaction

Milka Trajkova, A'aeshah Alhakamy, Francesco Cafaro, Sreekanth R. Kankara, Rashmi Mallappa, In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20), DOI: 10.1145/3313831.3376186 , ACM.

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December 4, 2019 | Springer TCSC'20 | (Accepted)

Physical Environment Reconstruction beyond Light Polarization for Coherent Augmented Reality Scene on Mobile Devices

A’aeshah Alhakamy and Mihran Tuceryan, In Journal of the Transactions on Computational Science (TCSC'20), ISSN: 1866-4733 DOI: , Cham: Springer International Publishing.

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June 12-14, 2019 | ACM PerDis'19 | Published

Designing Embodied Interactions for Informal Learning: Two Open Research Challenges

Francesco Cafaro, Milka Trajkova, and A’aeshah Alhakamy, In Proceedings of the 8th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis'19), Palermo, Italy, 12-14 June 2019. ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 28, 2 pages. DOI: 10.1145/3321335.3329688, ACM.

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June 24-27, 2019 | Springer AVR'19 | Published

An Empirical Evaluation of the Performance of Real-Time Illumination Approaches: Realistic Scenes in Augmented Reality

A’aeshah Alhakamy and Mihran Tuceryan, In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics (SALENTO AVR'19), Santa Maria al Bagno (lecce), Italy, 24-27 June 2019, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-25999-0_16, pp 179-195, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11614, Cham: Springer International Publishing.

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June 12-14, 2019 | ACM/Springer CGI'19 | Published

Polarization-Based Illumination Detection for Coherent Augmented Reality Scene Rendering in Dynamic Environments

A’aeshah Alhakamy and Mihran Tuceryan, In Proceedings of the 36th Computer Graphics International (CGI'19) in cooperation with ACM SIGGRAPH and Eurographics,"Advances in Computer Graphics", Calgary, Canada, 17-20 June 2019, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-22514-8_1, pp. 3-14, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11542, Cham: Springer International Publishing.

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April 11-14, 2019 | IEEE SoutheastCon'19 | Published

CubeMap360: Interactive Global Illumination for Augmented Reality in Dynamic Environment

A’aeshah Alhakamy and Mihran Tuceryan, In Proceedings of the IEEE SoutheastCon'19, IEEE Huntsville, Alabama, USA, 11-14 April 2019. DOI:10.1109/SoutheastCon 42311.2019.9020588 , IEEE.

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March 14-17, 2019 | IEEE ICICT'19 | Published

AR360: Dynamic Illumination for Augmented Reality with Real-Time Interaction

A’aeshah Alhakamy and Mihran Tuceryan, In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Information and Computer Technologies (ICICT'19), IEEE, Kahului, HI, USA, 13 May 2019, pp. 170-174. DOI: 10.1109/INFOCT.2019.8710982, IEEE.

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March 14-17, 2019 | IEEE ICICT'19 | Published

Image Denoising Using A Generative Adversarial Network

Abeer Alsaiari, Ridhi Rustagi, A'aeshah Alhakamy, Manu Mathew Thomas, Angus G. Forbes. , In Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Information and Computer Technologies (ICICT'19), IEEE, Kahului, HI, USA, 13 May 2019, pp. 126–132. DOI: 10.1109/INFOCT.2019.8710893, IEEE.

Education

Education

Dissertation Title: Extraction and Integration of Physical Illumination in Dynamic Augmented Reality Environments.

Relevant Coursework: Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Image Processing and Computer Vision, Compiling and Programming Systems, Advanced Graphics and Data Visualization, Computer Graphics, Compiling and Programming Systems.

Relevant Coursework: Image Processing and Computer Vision, Advanced Graphics and Data Visualization, Computer Graphics, Data Mining, Concepts in Computer Organization, Database Systems, Cryptography, Programming Languages, Advanced Mobility and Cloud Computing, Trustworthy Computing.

Thesis Title: E-Learning database & website services for Taibah University.

Relevant Coursework: Discrete Mathematics, Numerical Computation, Computer Graphics, Artificial Intelligence, Theory of Computation.

Relevant Coursework: Writing for an Academic purpose, Reading Academic texts, listening to lectures, Academic vocabulary..

What I Got?

Here are some received Honors and Awards

JAN 2020

Travel Award

Attend CHI conference by Dr. Cafaro, NSF, and IUPUI Data Lab full support.

MAY 2019

Scientific Publication

Reward for publishing a scientific research by Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM).

MAR 2018

Travel Award

Financial fund to attend "Introduction to Academic Leadership" conference by SACM including accommodation.

2017-2022

Travel Award

Financial fund to attend two conferences in The USA/Canada by SACM.

DEC 2016

Master with High GPA

Financial Reward for Graduating a master degree with a high GPA by SACM.

DEC 2016

Academic Excellence

Financial Reward of academic excellence by SACM.

AUG 2013

Scholarship

Full Scholarship to study abroad by University of Tabuk and SACM.

JUN 2005

Honor Degree

Graduated with honor degree in B.Sc. Computer Science from Taibah University, Median, Saudi Arabia.

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My Specialty

My Skills

My skills include programming languages, tools, software and OS.

C++/C#

90%

Java/JavaScript

85%

HTML/SQL

80%

Octave/Matlab

75%

OpenGL/OpenCV

80%

Unity3D/Vuforia

90%

Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver)

80%

Teamwork

95%
Experience

Work Experience

Faculty Member at University of Tabuk 2009-Progressing

  • Taught Introduction to Computer, Data Structure and Algorithm, Computer Ethics, Computer Programming with C# (lab), Programming Language with C++ (lab), Operating System, and Theory of Computation.
  • Explained concepts in a small group setting; graded assignments and examinations.
  • Held office hours for individual student discussion.
  • Designed brochures and posters for computers and Information Technology College.
  • Served as a member of Courses Quality Committee.
  • Worked as an Academic Adviser.

Teacher at High School 2008-2009

  • Taught courses in Basic Computer Skills and assessed student work.
  • Coordinated morning high school student broadcasts.
  • Provided extra courses in Visual Basic.
  • Organized and presented a Photoshop workshop.

Secretary at Taibah Children's Village for Orphans Care 2007-2008

  • Performed difficult, varied and confidential administrative duties including conference, meeting, travel planning, Prepared letters, report forms, brochures, and cards for administrators and staff.
  • Organized events both local and global.
  • Provided customer services and organizational skills.

Computer Instructor at Taibah Institute for Computer and Technology 2005-2007

  • Taught Operating System Networks, Data Structure, System Analysis and Design, Programming with C++, Java, HTML, Microsoft Office (Word, FrontPage, and Access), Photoshop, Principles of Management and Marketing, Teaching Methods.
  • Taught basic computer skills to elder women.

My Work

PhD and Courses Projects

Augmented Reality Visualization Imaging Computer Graphics

Extraction and Integration of Physical Illumination in Dynamic Augmented Reality Environments.

(360 Degree Camera, Spatial, Image-Based Lighting, OpenCV, Unity3D, OpenGL, C#, Vuforia, ARCore)

Mining Brain Network of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

(Data Visualization, Big Data, Data Mining, Matlab)

Don’t Photoshop it! Artistic Image Filtering

(Image Processing, Filters, Computer Vision, Matlab)

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