Sara Shaheen

PhD Students
PhD Student​​

Research Interests

  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing 
  • Scientific Visualization 
  • Computer Graphics

Selected Publications

  • Sara Shaheen, Lama Affara, and Bernard Ghanem, "Constrained Convolutional Sparse Coding for Parametric Based Reconstruction Of Line Drawings", International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2017) 
  • ​Sara Shaheen, Bernard Ghanem, "Stroke Style Transfer", Proceedings of Eurographics (Short Paper) 2017​
  • S haheen S, Rockwood A, Ghanem B (2015) SAR: Stroke Authorship Recognition. Computer Graphics Forum. Available:


  • MS Computer Science, KAUST, Thuwal-KSA, 2011-2013
  • BS Computer Science, Prince Sultan University (PSU), Riyadh-KSA, 2005 – 2010.

Professional Profile

  • Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany, Munich, Jun 2011 - Aug 2011.    
  • ​Cisco Systems Enterprise, KSA, Riyadh, July 2009 – Jan 2010. 


  • First Honors Graduate award upon completion of bachelor’s studies, PSU, 2010.
  • Fellowship scholarship award to pursue Master’s degree, KAUST, 2010.
  • Discovery scholarship award, KAUST, 2008.
  • Competent Communicator Award, Toastmasters International Club, 2007.
  • Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP), Cisco Systems, 2010.
  • Academic excellence scholarship for bachelor’s degree, PSU, 2005.
  • Ranked first place in the Kingdom in high school studies with a grade of 100%.