Associate Professor (Reader) in Multimedia Comms and Networks
School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics (Faculty of Science & Engineering)
Reader (Associate Professor) in Multimedia Communications and Networks, School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics.
Module leaders for NET303/NET502 (Multimedia Networking) and NET301/NET501 (Advanced Routing and Switching). Lecturer for NET105 (Introduction to Computer Systems and Networks.
PhD in Computing and Communications
MSc in Communications and Electronics Systems
BEng in Telecommunications Engineering
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Member of IEEE
Roles on external bodies
Symposium Co-Chair for Communication Software, Services and Multimedia Applications (CSSMA) for IEEE ICC 2014 , 10 - 14 June, 2014, Syndey, Australia.
Award Board Member for IEEE MMTC (2012- 2014).
Chair of Quality of Experience Interest Group (QoEIG), Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC), IEEE Communication Society, 2010 – 2012
Publicity Co-Chair of IEEE ICME 2011
Post & Demo Co-Chair of IEEE Globecom 2010.
Associate Editor (AE) for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2016 - 2018).
Reviewer for journals:
- IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM)
- IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing
- IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management
- IEEE Communications Letters
- IET Electronics Letters
- ACM Computing Surveys
- Journal of Audio Engineering Society (JAES)
- Elsevier Computer Networks
- Acta Acustica united with Acustica
- Speech Communication
- Multimedia Systems
Book proposal review:
- John Wiley & Sons
- EU H2020
- NSERC, Canada
Multimedia Communications and Networking
Voice and Video over IP
Multimedia networks (e.g. VoIP, adaptive video streaming)
Mobile networks (e.g. resource allocation and mobility management)
QoE modelling and management for multimedia services
SDN/NFV (e.g. network architecture, intelligent control/routing)
Applications of AI in communications and networking
Multimedia services in emergency communications
Multimedia applications for eHealthcare
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
Current PhD/ResM students:
Second supervisor, Mr. Federico Da Rold (PhD on cognitive robotics)
2016, DoS, Dr. Ali Alfayly (PhD on QoE-driven LTE Downlink Scheduling for Multimedia Services)
2009 Second supervisor, Dr. P Hu on A Framework for Bioprofile Analysis over Grid
2007 Second supervisor, Dr. Z Li on Resource-Efficient Strategies for Mobile Ad-hoc Networking
Grants & contracts
EU H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014, QoE-NET (innovative Quality Of Experience maNagement in Emerging mulTimedia services), €3.1M (€547K at Plymouth), PI
EU FP7 SEC-2011, Collaborative Project: GERYON (Next Generation Technology Independent Interoperability of Emergency Services), €2.5M (€478K at Plymouth), PI
UoP, International Research, Networking and Collaboration (IRNC) Grant, £5,000
EU COST Action IC1003 QUALINET
The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) Travel Grant
EU FP7 – ICT on Networked Media, Collaborative Project: ADAMANTIUM (ADAptative Management of media distribution based on satisfaction oriented User Modelling), €2.6M(€310K at Plymouth), Co-Investigator and WP4 leader.
Funds from industry £18K for a project on voice/video quality for 3G networks (with £6K for sponsoring two MRes projects), Co-Investigator.
IEEE Travel Grant $1000 for attending IEEE ICC 2003
IEEE Travel Grant $1000 for attending IEEE ICC 2002
- Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research (CSCAN)
- Signal Processing and Multimedia Communications
Key publications are highlightedJournals