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20032023
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Personal profile

Personal Statement

I am a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. I re-joined the University in 2011 and in 2016 I was awarded a prestigious Chancellor’s Fellow award to conduct fundamental and industrial research in Sensors and Asset Management. My current activities focus on Internet of Things and Data Analytics technologies. My research projects span a wide range of applications and industrial sectors such as:

  • Subsea and Overhead Line Inspection
  • Aerospace and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Diver Monitoring
  • Asset Analytics Automation
  • Partial Discharge Detection in the Power Substations
  • Precision Agriculture and Animal Health Monitoring
  • Early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

I am one of the co-ordinators for the “System for Data-Based Decisions” sub-theme of the Measurement Science and Enabling Technologies (MSET) Strategic Theme.

PhD Vacancies

I am currently accepting PhD applicants and I would be interested in supervising projects that align with by research interests in variety of applications. If you are interested in discussing an application, please contact me by email and send me an outline of your proposed research topic.

Research Interests

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence:

  • Feature Extraction and Selection
  • Anomaly Detection and Event Classification
  • Deep Learning Video and Image Analytics
  • Data Visualisation

Communication Networks:

  • Internet of Things
  • Wireless and Wired Communication Protocols
  • Cloud and Edge Computing
  • Ultra Low Power ‘Things’
  • GPU Intrusion Detection Systems

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Communication Networks
  • Edge and Cloud Computing Analytics
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Vision
  • Embedded Programming

Teaching Interests

Currently teaching two classes:

  • EE273, EE985 - Engineering Design For Software Development 2: Object oriented programming using C++
  • EE987 - Sensor technologies

Modules taught in the past:

  • EE579 Advanced Microcontroller Applications - fifth year microcontrollers class using MSP430 in Assembly and C.

Academic / Professional qualifications

  • PhD in Electronic and Electrical Engineering - University of Strathlcyde, 2008
  • MSC in Communications Control and Digital Signal Processing, University of Strathlcyde, 2002
  • BEng (Hons) in Communication Systems Engineering - University of Portsmouth, 2001
  • Member of the IET and Senior Member IEEE

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Projects 2012 2023

Research Output 2003 2019

Comparative study of PCA and LDA for rice seeds quality inspection

Fabiyi, S. D., Vu, H., Tachtatzis, C., Murray, P., Harle, D., Dao, T-K., Andonovic, I., Ren, J. & Marshall, S., 25 Sep 2019. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Discriminant analysis
Principal component analysis
Seed
Inspection
Crops

Prizes

SIN 2014 - Best Paper Award

Xavier Bellekens (Recipient), Christos Tachtatzis (Recipient), Robert Atkinson (Recipient), Craig Renfrew (Recipient) & Tony Kirkham (Recipient), 11 Sep 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Strathclyde Team Medal for Innovation in Autism

Jonathan Delafield-Butt (Recipient), Christos Tachtatzis (Recipient), Ivan Andonovic (Recipient) & Philip Rowe (Recipient), 28 Sep 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2010 2019

The Challenges in the Implementation of Cloud-based Precision Livestock Management Services Provision

Christopher Davison (Contributor), Andrew Hamilton (Contributor), Robert Atkinson (Contributor), Christos Tachtatzis (Contributor), Walter Michie (Contributor), Ivan Andonovic (Speaker)
26 Aug 201930 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Sensor and Actuator Networks (Journal)

Robert Atkinson (Guest editor), Christos Tachtatzis (Guest editor), Xavier Bellekens (Guest editor)
31 Jul 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal or guest editorship