Dr Kashif Rajpoot PhD, MSc, SFHEA

Dr Kashif Rajpoot

Dubai Campus
Programme Director of Computer Science
Associate Professor in Computer Science

Contact details

University of Birmingham Dubai
Dubai International Academic City
PO Box 341799
Dubai, UAE
Kashif Rajpoot is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and leads the Computer Science programmes in University of Birmingham’s Dubai campus.

His research focuses on developing solutions for problems in medical image analysis, machine learning, cardiac electrophysiology, and biomarker analysis. He has published over 30 research papers in leading journals and conferences of his domain.

Working with Cairn Research


PhD in Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK, 2009

MSc in Digital Signal & Image Processing, De Montfort University, UK, 2003



Recent publications


O’Shea, C, Winter, J, Kabir, SN, O’Reilly, M, Wells, SP, Baines, O, Sommerfeld, LC, Correia, J, Lei, M, Kirchhof, P, Holmes, AP, Fabritz, L, Rajpoot, K & Pavlovic, D 2022, 'High resolution optical mapping of cardiac electrophysiology in pre-clinical models', Scientific Data, vol. 9, no. 1, 135. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-022-01253-1

O’shea, C, Holmes, AP, Winter, J, Correia, J, Ou, X, Dong, R, He, S, Kirchhof, P, Fabritz, L, Rajpoot, K & Pavlovic, D 2019, 'Cardiac optogenetics and optical mapping – overcoming spectral congestion in all-optical cardiac electrophysiology', Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 10, 182. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.00182

O'Shea, C, Holmes, A, Yu, TY, Winter, J, Wells, S, Correia, J, Boukens, BJ, de Groot, J, Chu, GS, Li, X, Ng, GA, Kirchhof, P, Fabritz, L, Rajpoot, K & Pavlovic, D 2019, 'ElectroMap: High-throughput open-source software for analysis and mapping of cardiac electrophysiology', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, no. 1, 1389. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-38263-2

O'Shea, C, Pavlovic, D, Rajpoot, K & Winter, J 2019, 'Examination of the effects of conduction slowing on the upstroke of the optically recorded action potentials', Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 10, 1295, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.01295

O'Shea, C, Holmes, AP, Yu, TY, Winter, J, Wells, SP, Parker, BA, Fobian, D, Johnson, DM, Correia, J, Kirchhof, P, Fabritz, L, Rajpoot, K & Pavlovic, D 2019, 'High-throughput analysis of optical mapping data using Electromap', Journal of Visualized Experiments , no. 148, e59663. https://doi.org/10.3791/59663

O'Shea, C, Winter, J, Holmes, AP, Johnson, DM, Correia, JN, Kirchhof, P, Fabritz, L, Rajpoot, K & Pavlovic, D 2019, 'Temporal irregularity quantification and mapping of optical action potentials using wave morphology similarity', Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2019.12.004

Anwar, A, Rajpoot, K, Abruzzo, PM, Pasha, S, Bolotta, A, Ghezzo, A, Marini, M, Posar, A, Visconti, P, Thornalley, PJ & Rabbani, N 2018, 'Advanced glycation endproducts, dityrosine and arginine transporter dysfunction in autism - a source of biomarkers for clinical diagnosis', Molecular Autism, vol. 9, 3. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13229-017-0183-3

Legrand, C, Ahmed, U, Anwar, A, Rajpoot, K, Pasha, S, Lambert, C, Davidson, RK, Clark, IM, Thornalley, PJ, Henrotin, Y & Rabbani, N 2018, 'Glycation marker glucosepane increases with the progression of osteoarthritis and correlates with morphological and functional changes of cartilage in vivo', Arthritis Research & Therapy, vol. 20, 131. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13075-018-1636-6

Irfan, R, Khan, S, Rajpoot, K & Qamar, AM 2018, 'TIE algorithm: A layer over clustering-based taxonomy generation for handling an evolving data', Frontiers of Information Technology and Electronic Engineering, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 763–782. https://doi.org/10.1631/FITEE.1700517

Fatima, I, Mukhtar, H, Ahmad, HF & Rajpoot, K 2017, 'Analysis of user-generated content from online social communities to characterize and predict depression degree', Journal of Information Science.

Usman, K & Rajpoot, K 2017, 'Brain tumor classification from multi-modality MRI using wavelets and machine learning', Pattern Analysis and Applications, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 871–881. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10044-017-0597-8

Shaheen, A & Rajpoot, K 2015, 'Adaptive image inversion of contrast 3D echocardiography for enabling automated analysis', Computers in Biology and Medicine, vol. 63, pp. 99-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2015.05.009

Rajpoot, K, Riaz, A, Majeed, W, Rajpoot, N & Zuo, X (ed.) 2015, 'Functional connectivity alterations in epilepsy from resting-state functional MRI', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, no. 8, e0134944. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0134944

Awan, R & Rajpoot, K 2015, 'Spatial and spatio-temporal feature extraction from 4D echocardiography images', Computers in biology and medicine, vol. 64, pp. 138-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2015.06.017

Short survey

O'Shea, C, Kabir, SN, Holmes, AP, Lei, M, Fabritz, L, Rajpoot, K & Pavlovic, D 2020, 'Cardiac optical mapping – state-of-the-art and future challenges', International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, vol. 126, 105804. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocel.2020.105804

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