Lingfen Sun

Academic profile

Dr Lingfen Sun

Visiting Associate Professor
School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Lingfen's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 09: SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and InfrastructureGoal 12: SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and ProductionGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Lingfen

I have retired from the University of Plymouth since 1st Oct 2023. I am now a Visiting Associate Professor with the University. From 1st September 2010 to 30th September 2023, I was a Reader (Associate Professor) in Multimedia Communications and Networks, School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Engineering. I was the International Admission Tutor for Computing and Placement Coordinator for Computing
Before my retirement, I taught the following modules. 
- COMP1002 (Cyber Security and Networks)
- COMP3003 (Machine Learning) - Module Leader
- COMP3004 (Advanced Computing & Networking Infrastructures) - Module Leader

Supervised Research Degrees

Current PhD/ResM students:
DoS, Mr. Achyut Parajuli (PhD on Quality Assessment for Secure Voice and Video over IP)
DoS, Mrs Amulya Karaadi (PhD on Intelligent Multimedia Communications in IoT)
DoS, Mr. Avsar Asan (PhD on QoE Business Models)
2nd supervisor, Christopher Towell (PhD on Smart Mixing using AI)
3rd supervisor, Megan Courtmas (PhD on Identifying new biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease from routine brain imaging)
PhD/ResM Completions:
2020 DoS, Dr Alcardo Barakabitze (PhD on QoE-Centric Control and Management of Multimedia Services in Software Defined and Virtualized Networks)
2020 DoS, Mr Ibrahim Mohammedameen (ResM on Enhancing Video Streaming Quality of DASH over Cloud/Edge Integrated Networks)
2020 2nd supervisor, Dr Opeoluwa Balogun (PhD on Maturity Model for Healthcare Cloud Security)
2019 2nd supervisor, Dr Ali Al-nuaimi (PhD on Robust EEG Based Biomarkers to Detect Alzheimer’s Disease)
2019 2nd supervisor, Dr Shaymaa Aljuboori (PhD on Assessment of Quality of Experience of High Dynamic Range Images Using the EEG and Applications in Healthcare)
2017 DoS, Dr Li, Liu (PhD on QoE-driven Vertical Handover Management Framework for Multimedia Services over Wireless Networks)
2016 DoS, Dr Ali Alfayly (PhD on QoE-driven LTE Downlink Scheduling for Multimedia Services)
2015 DoS, Dr Louis A Anegekuh on Video Content-based QoE Prediction for HEVC Encoded Videos Delivered over IP Networks 
2011 2nd supervisor, Dr Asiya Khan on Video Quality Prediction for Video over Wireless Access Networks (UMTS and WLAN)
2009 2nd supervisor, Dr Z Qiao on Enhancement of Perceived Quality of Service for Voice over Internet Protocol Systems
2009 2nd 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


Computer NetworksAdvanced Routing and Switching
Servers, Datacentres and Cloud
Machine Learning
Distributed Processing
Multimedia Communications and Networking
Voice and Video over IP 
Current Module Leader for the following modules:
- NET301 (Advanced Routing and Switching)
- COMP3003 (Machine Learning)
- COMP3004 (Advanced Computing & Networking Infrastructures)
Previously module leader or teacher for the following modules:
- NET206 (Servers, Datacentres and Cloud)
- SEC104 (Cybersecurity and Networks)
- NET303/NET502 (Multimedia Networks)
- CNET345 (Advanced Network Mechanisms, Design and Management)
- CNET536/CNET341 (Voice and Video over IP)
- CNET527 (Computer Systems & Networks)
- CNET231 (Networking and Distributed Processing Principles)

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