Iftikhar Ali received the B.S. degree in mathematics from Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan, in 2008, the M.Sc. degree in geodesy and geoinformation science (major in remote sensing) from the Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany, in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree in remote sensing from the University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, in March 2016.
From June 2011 to June 2012, he worked as a Remote Sensing Researcher with the Institute for Earth Observation, EURAC, Bolzano, Italy, and the Technical University of Berlin. He also worked as a Visiting Student Researcher with Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), NASA, Pasadena, CA, USA. Since August 2016, he is a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Microwave Remote Sensing Research Group, Vienna University of Technology, Wien, Austria.
His research interests include Rada Interferometry, remote-sensing-based biophysical parameters retrieval, and application of machine learning algorithms for remote-sensing-based parameters retrieval.