Sarwar Ghulam successful PhD viva

Jun 14 2022 Posted: 15:05 IST

The School of Computer Science is very pleased to congratulate Sarwar Ghulam on successfully defending his PhD thesis in a thorough and extensive viva voce examination. The viva was held online on Monday 13th June.  

Sarwar’s PhD thesis is entitled “Usage of Passage Based Evidence in Information Retrieval Tasks”, and focused on techniques for more accurate retrieval of information from documents by considering the relevance of passages within them. Sarwar’s work was supervised by Dr Colm O’Riordan with co-supervision by Prof. John Newell.  

The external examiner was Prof. Mourad Oussalah, who is a Research Professor in the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering in the University of Oulu in Finland. The internal examiner was Dr Josephine Griffith from the School of Computer Science here NUI Galway, and Dr. Michael Madden was the chair

Congratulations again, Sarwar!