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Prof. Ebroul Izquierdo

Contact Details

Title: Professor of Multimedia and Computer Vision
Tel: Internal: 5354
National: 020 7882 5354
International: +44 20 7882 5354
Fax: National: 020 7882 7997
International: +44 20 7882 7997
Office: Eng. 103
Research Group: MMV Group


Ebroul Izquierdo, PhD, MSc, CEng, FIET, SMIEEE, MBMVA, is Chair of Multimedia and Computer Vision and head of the Multimedia and Vision Group at Queen Mary, University of London . For his thesis on the numerical approximation of algebraic-differential equations, he received the Dr. Rerum Naturalium (PhD) from the Humboldt University , Berlin, Germany, in 1993. From 1990 to 1992 he was a teaching assistant at the department of applied mathematics, Technical University Berlin . From 1993 to 1997 he was with the Heinrich-Hertz Institute for Communication Technology (HHI) , Berlin , Germany , as associated researcher. From 1998 to 1999 Dr. Izquierdo was with the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering of the University of Essex as a senior research officer. Since 2000 he has been with the Electronic Engineering department, Queen Mary, University of London.

Prof. Izquierdo was the UK representative of the EU Action Cost211. He coordinated the EU IST project BUSMAN and represented QMUL in the European IST Network of Excellence SCHEMA. He has been a main contributor to the IST integrated projects aceMedia and MESH. He is also memeber of the coordination group of the IST Project RUSHES. Prof. Izquierdo coordinates the EU Action Cost292 and the FP6 network of excellence on semantic inference for automatic annotation and retrieval of multimedia content, K-Space. Currently, he is core member of the FP7 NoE PetaMedia, the FP7 PAPYRUS project and the Supporting Action SALA+.

Prof. Izquierdo is an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT) and the EURASIP Journal on Image and Video processing. He has served as guest editor of three special issues of the IEEE TCSVT, three special issue of the journal Signal Processing: Image Communication, two special issue of the EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing and Image and Video Processing and several special issues in other journal in the field of Multimedia Signal Processing.

Prof. Izquierdo is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow member of the The Institution of Engineering and Technology, a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of the British Machine Vision Association. He is member of the steering committee of the European Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, the International Conference on Semantics and digital Media Technologies and the IET Conference on Visual Information Engineering. He is also member of the technical program committee of the IEEE conference on Information Visualization, the international program committee of EURASIP&IEEE conference on Video Processing and Multimedia Communication. Prof. Izquierdo has served as session chair and organiser of invited sessions at several international conferences including ISCAS, ICASSP and ICIP. He has been the general chair of the European Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, London 2003 and Seoul 2006, the European Workshop for the integration of Knowledge, Semantics and Content, London 2004 and 2005, the Mobile Multimedia Communications Conference MobiMedia, Algero2006, the International Conference on Content Based Multimedia Indexing, London 2008 and the IET Conference on Visual Information Engineering, Xian 2008.

Prof. Izquierdo has published over 300 technical papers including chapters in books.