Student/Intern Openings

I'm looking for motivated MS and PhD students as well as interns interested in computer vision and/or machine learning. Skills in deep learning, video processing, and optimization are a plus. Please send a full CV with a complete list of your publications and projects, as well as, an unofficial academic transcript to Prof. Bernard Ghanem (

Multiple Postdoc Openings at KAUST

The IVUL group ( at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) is looking for top postdoctoral researchers with expertise in computer vision, machine learning, and/or optimization. The researchers for this opening will work at KAUST to investigate and develop principled theoretical and/or computational methods for one of the following topics: action recognition/detection in video, autonomous navigation (especially using simulation), object detection in images and videos, understanding networks deeply (e.g. robustness and sensitivity, training strategies, and general theory), and convex and non-convex optimization (applied to computer vision and machine learning).

The scope of the advertised position includes:
  • publishing high impact work in top-tier conferences and journals in order to build a substantial resume and strong international collaborations
  • engaging with researchers in related fields
  • mentoring and collaborating with KAUST grad students and visiting students/researchers
  • excellent total compensation, including accommodation, family health benefits, moving expenses, and a substantial tax-free annual salary
  • living in a vibrant, multi-cultural campus town on the Red Sea
Applicants must have:
  • a PhD degree with excellent academic credentials
  • relevant research skills and experience in computer vision, machine learning, or optimization, demonstrated by high quality publications
  • good English communication skills (oral and written)
Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Anyone interested in this position should send a full CV with a complete list of publications and projects to Prof. Bernard Ghanem (