Postdoctoral Fellow: Introducing Harith to ECS
26 Sep 2016 - 09:36:14 in ResearchName? Harith Al-Sahaf. Born in? Lincoln, Christchurch, New Zealand. Lived in? Iraq (1984-2006), and New Zealand (2006-present). First job? Yarn machine operator (Iraq), Delicatessen, New World (New Zealand), and Tutor for SWEN304 (VUW). Position at VUW? Postdoctoral Fellow working with the Evolutionary Computation Research Group. Most looking forward to at VUW? Joining the team! Key research interests? Evolutionary Computation and Computer Vision. Why Wellington? Definitely not for the weather, but absolutely for the friendly people. Favourite movie? The Message, The Godfather - and almost all comedy movies. Favourite musician? Lionel Richie, Air Supply, ABBA. Favourite food? My mum’s. Quote to live by? “The more you know, the more you realise how much you don’t know – the less you know, the more you think you know”.
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