Munawar Hayat

Munawar Hayat

Senior Lecturer, ARC DECRA Fellow

Monash University

I am a Senior Lecturer and ARC DECRA fellow at Faculty of IT, Monash University, Australia. I completed my PhD in Computer Vision from The University of Western Australia (UWA). My PhD thesis received multiple awards including the prestigious Robert Street Prize. My research interests are in computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, and affective computing.


  • Computer Vision
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Affective Computing


  • PhD in Computer Science, 2015

    The University of Western Austraia

  • Masters in Space Science, 2011

    Luleå Tekniska Universitet

  • BSc in Engineering, 2009

    National University of Sciences & Technology