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Aya Saad

Research Scientist

Aya Saad is a researcher at the Aquaculture Robotics and Automation Department in SINTEF Ocean. Aya has a multidisciplinary vision and is dedicated to integrating AI techniques into aquaculture, contributing to Aquaculture 5.0 to enhance the efficiency and sustainability of aquaculture operations.


Aya Saad earned her Ph.D. in Constraint Programming for handling uncertain data from the University of Ulm, Germany in 2016.
She served as a faculty member at The American University in Cairo, Egypt teaching Introduction to Computers, Data Structures & Algorithms, databases, and Object-Oriented Programming.
2017-2021, Aya joined NTNU, at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, as a postdoc focusing on ontology creation, data visualization, robotic vision, and robust AI.

Competence and research areas

Aya's research interests include Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, vision, robotics, data analysis, modeling, knowledge representation, decision support, reasoning, and optimization.




Contact info

Visiting address:
Brattørkaia 17 C