Professor Noel O’Connor

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Professor Noel O’Connor

Professor in the School of Electronic Engineering, DCU

Professor Noel E O’Connor is a Full Professor in the School of Electronic Engineering at Dublin City University (DCU) Ireland. He is currently interim CEO of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Ireland’s largest SFI-funded research centre.

He was previously Academic Director of DCU’s Research and Enterprise Hub on Information Technology and the Digital Society, with the responsibility of coordinating multi-disciplinary ICT-related research across the university.

The focus of his research is on multimedia content analysis using machine learning and AI, for applications in security/safety, autonomous vehicles, medical imaging, ambient assisted living, multimedia content-based retrieval, smart cities, precision agriculture and environmental monitoring.

Since 1999 he has published over 400 peer-reviewed publications, made 11 standards submissions, and filed 6 patents. He is an Area Editor for Signal Processing: Image Communication (Elsevier) and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Image and Video Processing (Springer) and is a member of the ACM and IEEE.