Dr Sophia Bano is currently a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the School of Computing at University of Dundee, working in the areas of Computer Vision and Machine Learning under UK EPSRC project titled Augmenting Communication using Environmental Data to Drive Language Prediction (ACE-LP).

Dr. Bano received Bachelor in Mechatronics Engineering and Master in Electrical Engineering degrees from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) in 2005 and 2007, respectively. Following this, she secured Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for the highly competitive MSc in Computer Vision and Robotics (VIBOT) programme run jointly by Heriot-Watt University (UK), University of Girona (Spain) and University of Burgundy (France) in which she achieved a distinction in 2011. This was followed, after an internship at Imperial College London (UK), by a successful joint PhD in Interactive and Cognitive Environmentsin 2015, under the Erasmus Mundus Fellowship, from Queen Mary University of London (UK) and Technical University of Catalonia (Spain). She is currently a member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM).