Professor of Information & Communication Technologies
He has published 1 book and more than 265 scientific peer-reviewed journals, invited papers, conference articles, book chapters and monographs, with demonstrable esteem via 5 international Best Paper Prizes, including at last month’s International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2016). He also received the 2010 IEEE Certificate of Award for Promoting International Exchange in recognition of his contributions to the IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP) series.
He has successfully supervised 24 PhD students to completion (two under examination), many of whom have gone onto build prosperous careers in industry, business and academia. He currently supervise 5 PhD students within the neXt Generation Multimedia Technologies (XGMT) research community – with each in their inimitable style, being the catalyst for stimulating intellectual enquiry and discovery. A recipient of significant public/private sector funding to support his multifaceted research, he holds 2 patents.
20 PhD External Examiner (Jurer/Opponent) appointments in: Australia, Finland, Germany, New Zealand and the UK. He is also currently the UG/PG External Examiner for Coventry University's Dual-Award degrees at INTI-International University in Kuala Lumpur.
He is an Associate Editor of the IET Image Processing journal and the Guest Editor for the IET Image Processing Special Issue in December 2017 on Educational Trends and Tools.
He has served on numerous international conference technical programme committees and has 3 times been an invited keynote address speaker.
Guest Editorship: IET Image Processing Special Issue Dec 2017
Research Prize: IET Industry Award March 2014
Invited Seminars: University of Cyprus Dec 2013