Dr. Naoufel Werghi

Dr. Naoufel Werghi

Associate Professor, Computer Engineering

Address: P.O.Box: 573, Sharjah, UAE

Telephone: +971 (0)6-597 8829

Fax: +971 (0)6-561 1789

Email: naoufel.werghi@ku.ac.ae


  • Ph.D., Computer Vision, University of Strasbourg (FRA), 2006
  • M.Sc., Instrumentation & Control, University of Rouen (FRA), 1993
  • Diploma, Electrical Engineering, National School of Monastir (TUN), 1992
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Vision
  • Computer Graphics
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Multimedia Technology
  • 2D/ 3D image processing, analysis and understanding
  • Pattern recognition
  • Intelligent systems
  • Application to biometry, medicine, quality control and decision systems


  • 2012 N. Werghi, M. Rahayem, J. Kjellander. “An ordered topological representation of 3D triangular mesh facial surface: Concept and applications”, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2012.
  • 2012 M. Rahayem, N.Werghi, J. Khallander, “Best Ellipse and Cylinder Parameters Estimation From Laser Profile Scan Sections”, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Elsevier, 2012.
  • 2012 Fatma Taher, Naoufel Werghi, Hussain Al-Ahmad and Rachid Sammouda, “Lung Cancer Detection by Using Artificial Neural Network and Fuzzy Clustering Methods”, American Journal of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012.
  • 2011 N. Werghi, “Extracting Ordered Patterns from a Triangular Mesh Surface: Approach and Potential Applications”, IEEE Potentials, Vol. 30, No.6, pp.34-43, November 2011.
  • 2011 N.Werghi, “Assessing the Regularity of 3D Triangular Mesh Tessellation Using a Topological Structured Pattern”, Computer-Aided Design and Applications, Vol. 8, No.5, pp.633-648, 2011.
  • 2010 N. Werghi, R. Sammouda, F. Alkirbi, “An unsupervised learning approach based on a Hopfield-like network for assessing Posterior Capsule Opacification from digital images”, Pattern Analysis and Applications, Springer, Vol. 13, No. 4, November 2010
  • 2009 N. Werghi, “Robust 3D Object Registration Based on a Pairwise Matching of Geometric Distribution”, International Journal of Computers and Applications, ACTA press, Vol. 31, No.1, pp.1-8 2009.
  • 2007 N. Werghi, “Segmentation and Modelling of Full Human Body Shape From 3D Scan Data: A Survey”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol.37, No.6, pp., November, 2007.
  • 2006 N. Werghi, Y. Xiao, P. Siebert , “A Functional-Based Segmentation of Human Body Scans in Arbitrary Postures,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. 36, No.1, pp. 153-165, February 2006.
  • 2006 N. Werghi, “A Robust Approach for Constructing a Graph Representation of Articulated and Tubular-like Objects from 3D Scattered Data”, Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier, Vol. 27, No.6, pp. 643-651, April 2006.
  • 2005 N. Werghi, “A Discriminative 3D Wavelet-based Descriptors: Application to the Recognition of Human Body Postures”, Pattern recognition letters, Elsevier, Vol.26, No.5, pp.663-677, 2005.
  • 2002 N. Werghi, R.B. Fisher, C.Robertson, A. Ashbrook, “Shape Reconstruction Incorporating Multiple Non-Linear Geometric Constraints, Constraints Journal, Kluwer, Vol.7, No.2, pp. 117-149, 2002.
  • 1999 N. Werghi, R.B. Fisher, C.Robertson, A. Ashbrook, “Object Modeling by Incorporating Geometric Constraints”, Computer-Aided Design, Elsevier, Vol.31, No.6, pp.363-399, May 1999.