Wednesday, September 14, 2011

CCSN Seminar by Dr. Jonathan Loo.

Dear all,

The Center for Communication Systems and Networking will be organizing a university-wide seminar, as part of Brain Gain Malaysia Lecture Series, on the 21st of September from 11 AM to 12 Noon. The details of the seminar is given below.

Topic: Future Trends in Video Coding R&D and Security Provision of Internet of Things/6LoWPAN
Date: 21 September 2011
Time: 11 AM to 12 Noon
Venue: 6th Floor Meeting Room, FES, UTAR KL Campus, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur.
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Loo, Reader, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Kok Keong Loo a.k.a Jonathan Loo received his MSc degree in Electronics (with Distinction) from University of Hertfordshire, UK in 1998 and the PhD degree in Electronics and Communications from the same university in 2003. Between August 2003 and May 2010, he was a Lecturer in Multimedia Communications at the School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, UK. Currently, he is a Reader (Associate Professor) at the School of Engineering and Information Sciences, Middlesex University, UK. At Brunel, he was a Course Director for the MSc in Digital Signal Processing programme. He also involved in several research projects where he was a Principal Investigator for a joint research project between BBC and Brunel University on Dirac video codec research and development, and a co-investigator for several European funded projects namely IST FP6 PLUTO IST FP6 ENABLE, and recently the IST FP7 3D-Vivant. So far, he has successfully supervised 10 PhDs as the Director of Studies. His research interests are in the general area of multimedia communications include visual media processing, video coding and transmission, wireless communications, digital signal processing, embedded systems and wireless network, protocols and security. In the past 7 years, he published in total of 128 publications (book chapters, journals, conferences) in the aforementioned areas. Recently, he has completed an edited book called "Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Current Status and Future Trends" which will be published by CRC Press.

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