Syaheerah (Shaheerah) Lebai Lutfi is currently pursuing a PhD at Grupo de Technología del Habla (GTH) – Speech Technology Group, University Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, under the supervision of Prof. Juan Manuel Montero. Her stay is funded by a joint fellowship from the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and University Science Malaysia (USM).
She obtained a BSc. Computing from Bolton University , UK , in 2000 and a Masters in Software Engineering from University Malaya , Kuala Lumpur in 2007, also with a USM scholarship. Upon completing her PhD, she will return to USM to serve the Computer Science Faculty .
During Jan – April 2011, she did a research stay at MACS , Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, as a visiting researcher where she was involved with the EU funded FP7 project eCUTE . eCUTE has eight European and Japanese partners and aims on developing innovative technologically-enhanced learning approaches in cultural understanding and sensitivity that will help to deal with cultural problems, targeting young adults (18-25 y/o) and children (9-11).
Before entering the research field, she spent three years in the industry – as an IT Executive at MaybanLife Berhad , KL and Systems Analyst at National Poison Centre , USM Penang
Here is her CV in pdf, if you’re interested in further details. If you don’t appreciate extra pages popping up, here’s a quick view: