Successful defense of PhD thesis by Bakht Zaman

Bakht Zaman a PhD Research fellow at WISENET Center, Department of ICT, University of Agder defended his thesis entitled “Online Machine Learning for Graph Topology Identification from Multiple Time Series“ on Thursday 29 October 2020.

Congratulations to Bakht!!!

The thesis is available here: PhD_Thesis_Bakht Zaman-Print

He also presented a trial lecture entitled “Covariance Estimation: Theory and Applications”

His PhD project is funded by the PETROMAKS (Norwegian only) Smart-Rig grant 244205, see also Petromaks 2 – Large-scale Programme for Petroleum Research.


Bakht Zaman: (1990, Mardan, Pakistan) B.S degree in Electronics Engineering from COMSATS Institute of Information and Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan (2012) and M.S degree from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi, Pakistan (2015). In January 2016, he started his studies towards the PhD degree at WISENET Center, Department of ICT, University of Agder, Norway.


First opponent: Professor Antonio Garcia Marques, University King Juan Carlos, Spain

Second opponent: Professor Antonio Ortega, University of Southern California, USA

Professor Christian Walter Peter Omlin, Department of ICT, University of Agder, is appointed as the administrator for the assessment commitee.

Supervisors were Professor Baltasar Beferull-Lozano, UiA (main supervisor), Associate Professor Daniel Romero, UiA and Postdoctoral Research Fellow Luis Miguel Lopez Ramos, UiA (co-supervisors)