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Bogdan Matuszewski

Prof. Bogdan J. Matuszewski

HEAD OF COMPUTER VISION AND MACHINE LEARNING (CVML) RESEARCH GROUP

School of Engineering

Computing and Technology Building, CM149

+44 (0) 1772 89 3250

bmatuszewski1@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Engineering, Computing and Health

Bogdan has been with the University of Central Lancashire since 1997. He is research active within the area of digital engineering.  He heads Computer Vision and Machine Learning (CVML) Research Group and the Robotics and Computer Vision Research Laboratory. He is a member of the Applied Digital Signal and Image Processing Research Centre and the Advanced Digital Manufacturing Technology Research Centre. He has active collaborative links with industry, number of hospitals and universities across Europe. He has participated in 21 research projects, leading 11 of them, produced more than 140 publications and won several awards for research in computer vision and image processing.

Full Profile

Professor Matuszewski heads the Computer Vision and Machine Learning (CVML) Research Group and chairs the UCLan 3D Imaging Working Group. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the British Machine Vision Association (BMVA) and the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (MICCAI). He has published over 140 research papers in different areas of computer vision and medical image processing and successfully supervised 14 PhDs.

He has been a work package leader for the FP7 funded “SEMEiotic Oriented Technology for Individual’s CardiOmetabolic risk self-assessmeNt and Self-monitoring (SEMEOTICONS)” project. He was principal investigator for the EPSRC funded ECSON (EP/F013698/1), MEGURATH (EP/D077540/1) and TeRaFS (EP/H024913/1) projects. He has participated in 21 EU, Research Council, and industry funded research projects, including PIMHAI, INDeT, INDUCE, SPACERANE, JERI and DIAPS. He has been leading 11 of these projects. He has active collaborative links with industry, number of hospitals and universities across Europe. He has been member of organising and reviewing committees for a number of conferences including: ICIP, SMC, FG, VISSAP, EST, MedViz, and GAMI. He organized/chaired 12 conference sessions including 6 at IEEE conferences: IUCC’2015, ICIP’2014, SMC’2013, CYBCONF’2013, SMC’2012, ICIP’2011.

He is coordinating activities of the Engineering and Computational Science for Oncology Network. His PhD was in the area of inverse problems, since then his research interests included: industrial and medical computer vision; use of Bayesian methodology for modelling, tracking and pattern recognition; deformable models and their applications to data registration and segmentation. His most recent research projects include: deep learning, diffeomorphic image registration, level set segmentation incorporating prior shape and topology information, non-rigid structure from motion,  3D dimensional data acquisition and analysis with emphasis on face analysis.

Teaching

  • EL2104 - Instrumentation and Control
  • EL3105 - Computer Vision
  • ER4165 - Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence
  • EL4011 - Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • EL4014 - Visual Information Processing

Memberships

  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of Signal Processing, Computer and Control Systems IEEE Societies
  • Member of the British Machine Vision Association (BMVA)
  • Member of the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention Society (MICCAI)
  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

Publications

Pedro Henriquez, et al., Mirror mirror on the wall... an unobtrusive intelligent multisensory mirror for well-being status self-assessment and visualisation, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 1467-1481, July 2017.

Jorge Bernal, et al., Comparative validation of polyp detection methods in video colonoscopy: results from the MICCAI 2015 endoscopic vision challenge, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 1231-1249, June 2017.

Daniela Giorgi, M. Antonietta Pascali, Pedro Henriquez, Bogdan J. Matuszewski, Sara Colantonio, Ovidio Salvetti, Persistent homology to analyse 3D faces and assess body weight gain, The Visual Computer, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 549-563, May 2017.

Lili Tao, Bogdan J. Matuszewski, Robust deformable shape reconstruction from monocular video with manifold forests, Machine Vision and Applications, Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 801-819, August 2016.

Yasmina  Andreu, et al., Wize Mirror - a smart, multisensory cardio-metabolic risk monitoring system, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 148, pp. 3-22, July 2016.

Mitko Veta, et al., Assessment of algorithms for mitosis detection in breast cancer histopathology images, Medical Image Analysis, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 237-248, February 2015.

More publications

Research Interests

Bogdan heads the Computer Vision and Machine Learning (CVML) Research Group. His main research interest is in data analysis, in the recent years he has mainly focused on analysis of visual information working in the areas of medical and industrial computer vision and machine learning. He has been leading/participating in a number of externally and internally funded projects as well as supervised a large number of PhDs with the focus on developing new image/vision analysis algorithms and their use in real applications. Bogdan is particularly interested in: use of Bayesian methodology for data modelling, pattern recognition and tracking; statistical shape analysis; deformation modelling for model-based recognition, segmentation and registration; applications of deep learning.

Projects

Current PhD Projects

  • Motion detection, categorisation and estimation with deep learning
  • Investigation of deep learning architectures for image segmentation applications
  • Investigation and comparative analysis of random forest techniques for computer vision applications
  • Processing of unstructured data for adaptive manufacturing techniques
  • Simulation and prediction of energy consumption profiles for the built environment

Completed PhD Projects

  • John Smith, 2005, Efficient Non-Destructive Testing of Large and Complex Shaped Aircraft Structures (Supervisor)
  • Jian-Kun Shen, 2005, Registration of Images Containing Rigid Structures using Deformable Models and Its Medical Application (Director of Studies)
  • Michael Bach, 2006, Advancing Acoustography by Development of Multi-Dimensional Signal Processing Algorithms for Non-Destructive Inspection (Supervisor)
  • Sarah Hobbs, 2007, Measurement and Analysis of Dynamic Loading in the Equine Hoof (Supervisor)
  • Yan Zhang, 2007, Feature-Based Automatic Registration of Images with 2D and 3D Models, (Supervisor)
  • Zoltan Torok, 2007, Development of Image Processing Systems for Cosmic Ray Effect Analysis (Supervisor)
  • Bo Tang, 2008, An Investigation into the Development of Effective Solutions for Capturing 3D Scenes in Real-Time (Supervisor)
  • Chun-Xiao Zhang, 2009, Estimation of 3D Human Motion Kinematics Model from Multiple Cameras (Director of Studies)
  • Wei Quan, 2009, 3-D Facial Expression Representation using Statistical Shape Models (Director of Studies)
  • Stephen Mein, 2009, Monte Carlo Solution to the Inverse Problem of Ultrasonic Defect Characterisation (Director of Studies)
  • Peter Dunne, 2012, Tracking Moving Objects in Surveillance Video (Director of Studies)
  • Bartłomiej Papież, 2012, Diffeomorphic image registration with applications to deformation modelling between multiple data sets (Director of Studies)
  • Lili Tao, 2014, 3D Non-Rigid Reconstructions with Prior Shape Constraints (Director of Studies)
  • Onoise Gerald Kio, 2016, Distortion Correction for Non-Planar Deformable Projection Displays through Homography Shaping and Projected Image Warping (Supervisor)

Completed MPhil Projects

  • Piotr Urban, Deformabe Object Modelling and Estimation for Metrology Guided Radiation Therapy (Supervisor)
  • Segmentation of Cell Structures in Fluorescence Confocal Microscopy Images, (Director of Studies)

Research Funding

SEMEiotic Oriented Technology for Individual’s CardiOmetabolic risk self-assessmeNt and Self-monitoring (SEMEOTICONS), EC 7th Framework, FP7-ICT-2013-10, Project No. 611516, Total project value €5,383,126, Work Package Leader, 2013-2016, in collaboration with: CNR (Italy), Foundation for Research and Technology – FORTH (Greece), Linköping University (Sweden), Norwegian University of Science and Technology Trondheim NTNU (Norway), CRNH (France), INTECS SPA (Italy), Hellenic Telecommunications & Telematics Applications Company - FORTHNET (Greece), DRACO Systems SL (Spain), COSMED SRL (Italy).

Self-resilient reconfigurable assembly system with in-process quality improvement, EPSRC Grant No. EP/K019368, 2013-2018, Value £2,002,994, (co-investigator) in collaboration with Warwick University (as the leading partner) and supported by BAE Systems, EnginSoft Ltd, Georgia College of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Hexagon Metrology Ltd, Jaguar and Land Rover, Stadco Ltd, Universities of Huddersfield, University of Michigan.

Growing Autonomous System Mission Management (GAMMA), Department of Business Innovation and Skills, 2012-2015, Value £9,111,961, (co-investigator), in collaboration with North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA), BAE Systems, National Nuclear Laboratory Ltd, University of Liverpool, Lancaster, Manchester and Salford.

Dynamic Real-Time Three Dimensional Surface Sensor for Biomedical and Biometrics Applications, UCLan’s Research Equipment Development (RED) Fund, 2009-2010, £65,000;

Technology in Radiotherapy Feasibility Studies (TeRaFS), EPSRC grant under the Cross-Disciplinary Feasibility Account, Grant No. EP/H024913/1, 2009-2011, Value: £201,041 (Principal Investigator), in collaboration with Christie Hospital; Liverpool John Moores University; including partners from: Rosemere Cancer Centre at the Royal Preston Hospital; ETIS CRNS Laboratory at ENSEA Cergy-Pontoise University (France); Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg (Germany);

Dynamic Real-Time 3D Cameras for Computer Vision Applications, UCLan’s Teaching Equipment Fund, 2008, £20,000;

Dynamic 3D Facial Database, UCLan’s Faculty of Science and Technology, 2008, £3,500;

Engineering and Computational Science for Oncology Network (ECSON), EPSRC grant awarded under the Collaborating for Success through People call, Grant No. EP/F013698/1, 2007-2009, Value: £154,386 (Principal Investigator), in collaboration with Christie Hospital; Liverpool John Moores University; AGH University of Science and Technology (Poland); Jagiellonian University (Poland); Lyon Research Centre for Images and Intelligent Information Systems, CRNS (France), Signal and Image Processing Research Laboratory, CRNS (France), French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control, INRIA (France); Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg (Germany); Institute of Information Science and Technologies, CNR (Italy);

Deformable Registration of Volumetric Images with Incomplete or Missing Data, 2007, British Council and Polish National Research Council, value: £2000, in collaboration with AGH University of Science and Technology (Poland);

Metrology Guided Radiation Therapy (MEGURATH), EPSRC Research Grant, Grant No. EP/D077540/1, 2007 - 2010, Total EPSRC project contribution £1,044,621, UCLan share: £325,753 (Principal Investigator), in collaboration with Christie Hospital and Liverpool John Moores University;

Dynamic Real-time Disparity Maps with Catmull-Clark Surface Models, Vision, Video and Graphics EPSRC network of excellence, 2005 - 2006, UCLan share: £2,000 (Principal Investigator), in collaboration with Heriot-Watt University;

Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imagery Analysis from Acquisition to Detection Making and Expertise in Environmental Management (PIMHAI), EC Community Initiative Programme Interreg IIIB <<Atlantic Area>>, 2004 – 2007, Total project value: €3,636,800, UCLan share: €380,385 (Co-Investigator), in collaboration with Université de Rennes, Université de Bordeaux, and Université de Poitiers in France, Associação para o Desenvolvimento das Telecomunicações e Técnicas de Informática (ADETTI) and Universidade Técnica de Lisboa in Portugal, Universidade de Vigo in Spain, and Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research in UK;

Solution for the Preservation of Aerospace Electronic Systems Reliability in the Atmospheric Neutron Environment (SPACERANE), DTI, Contract No. ED2003-00192, 2003 – 2006, Total project value:£1,900,000, UCLan share: £120,000 (Co-Investigator), in collaboration with Lancaster University, Surrey University, QinetQ, Goodrich Engine Controls, Smiths Aerospace, MBDA (UK) Ltd, and BAE SYSTEMS;

Integration of nondestructive testing (INDeT) Project No. GRD-1-2001-40177, Contract No. G4RD-CT2002-00830, 2003-2005, Total project value: €5,140,191, UCLan share: €242,732 (Researcher), in collaboration with EADS CCR France, EADS Airbus Germany, Alenia Aerospazio Italy, EADS Airbus S.L. Spain, Dassault Aviation France, Tanner Document Germany, FHF Furtwangen Germany, Sogitec Industries France, NDT Expert France, Tecnatom SA Spain, Inteltec Italy, IEI-CNR Italy, and University of Limerick Ireland;

Enhanced CAD Based NDT Software for Foreplane Inspection, BAE Systems, Project code: EGX021, 2002-2003, UCLan share: £6,528 (Principal Investigator), in collaboration with BAE Systems;

Advancing acoustography for rapid non-destructive inspection of complex aircraft structures, EPSRC Joint Research Equipment Initiative (JERI), Grant Ref. GR/R08377, 2001-2004, UCLan share: £18,500 (Co-Investigator), in collaboration with BAE Systems and Santec Systems Inc USA;

CAD Based NDT Data Processing and Visualization, Programme: Recupero Technologico – RFI, Programme Code: 2650148, UCLan share €48,000, 2000 2001 Co Investigator, in collaboration with Alenia Aerospazio Italy.

Advanced Integrated NDT Concepts for Unified Life Cycle (INDUCE) EC 4th Framework, Project No. 9050099, Contract No. BRPR-CT98-805, 1999-2002, Total project value: €6,549,702, UCLan share: €76,000 (Researcher), in collaboration with Alenia Aerospazio Italy, Aerospatiale France, British Aerospace UK, B&W Electronics Italy, Centro Italiano Ricerche Aerospaziali Italy, Commissariat a l’Energie Atomique France, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Italy, Construcciones Aeronauticas Spain, Dassault Aviation France, SODERN France, Universitad Complutense de Madrid Spain, and The University of Sheffield UK;

Data Integration and Processing System for Non-Destructive Testing of Aircraft Components (DIAPS) EPSRC Research Grant, Grant No. GR/L34464, 1997-2000, UCLan share: £81,919 (Researcher), in collaboration with British Aerospace.

Current Collaborations

BAE-Systems, Samlesbury, UK

Centre de Recherche en Nutrition Humaine - CRNH, Lyon, France

COSMED SRL, Italy

Department of Signal Theory and Communications, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain

Department of Telecommunication & Department of Measurement and Instrumentation AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland

Developing Technologies Radiotherapy (DTRT) North Western Medical Physics Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK

DRACO Systems SL, Spain

EADS Innovation Works, Cardiff, UK

ETIS, UMR CNRS 8051 - ENSEA - Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Paris, France

Foundation for Research and Technology – FORTH, Greece

General Engineering Research Institute (GERI) Liverpool John Moorse University, Liverpool, UK

Hellenic Telecommunications & Telematics Applications Company – FORTHNET, Greece

Holycross Cancer Centre, Kielce, Poland

Institut für Elektronik Signalverarbeitung und Kommunikationstechnik Otto Von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg, Germany

INTECS SPA, Italy

Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland

Linköping University, Sweden

LIRIS, UMR CNRS 5205, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France

Medical Radiation Physics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

Rosemere Cancer Centre at Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, UK

Signal & Images Laboratory, ISTI, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Pisa, Italy

University of Bergen, Norway

University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France

External Activities

EPSRC College Member

Member of the Program Committee of the Special Session on Smart Embedded Biomedical Devices for In Situ Physiological Signal Processing – Smart – BIODEV 2016 at the 9th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Systems and Signal Processing (BIOSIGNALS 2016), 21-23 February, 2016, Rome, Italy.

Member of the Program Committee of the International Workshop on Big Data and Smart Sustainable Society at the 14th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing and Communications (IUCC-2015), 26-28 October, Liverpool, UK.

Member of the Reviewing Committee of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2015), 27-30 September, 2015, Quebec, Canada.

Keynote talk at the International Workshop on Biomaterial Innovations: Towards Repair of the Human Body, Cergy-Pontoise, Paris, 27/10-28/10, 2014.

Organiser of the Special Session on Advances in Facial Morpho-Functional Sign Recognition and Analysis at the International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2014), Paris, 28/10, 2014

Member of the Reviewing Committee of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2014), Paris, 27/10-30/10, 2014

Member of the Reviewing Committee of the IEEE International Conference on Image processing (ICIP’2013), Melbourne, 15/09-18/09, 2013.

Organiser of the Special Session on Smart Technologies for Civil Applications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles at the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC’2013), October 13-16, 2013, Manchester, UK.

Organiser of the Special Session on Affective State Recognition in Human Computer Interaction at the IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics (CYBCONF’2013), Lausanne, Switzerland, 13-15 June 2013.

Member of the Program Committee of the IEEE Automatic face and Gesture Recognition FG 2013 conference.

Organiser of the Special Session on Modelling Tools for Complex Diffusion Processes at the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISSAP’13), Barcelona, 21-24 February 2013.

Organiser and Chair of the Special Session on Recent Advances in Affective Computing at the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC’2012), Seoul, 14-17 October, 2012.

Member of the Reviewing Committee of the IEEE International Conference on Image processing (ICIP’2012), Orlando, 30/09-3/10, 2012.

Organiser and Chair of the Special Session on Analysis of Microscopy and Reconstructive Images for Applications in Medicine and Biology at the IEEE International Conference on Image processing (ICIP’2011), Brussels, 11-14 September, 2011.

Co-Chair of the International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies (EST-2011), Preston, 1-2 September 2011.

Member of the Reviewing Committee of the International Conference on Information Visualisation (IVs'2011), London, 12-15 July, 2011.

Member of the Reviewing Committee of the IEEE International Conference on Image processing (ICIP’2011), Brussels, 11-14 September, 2011.

Co-Organiser of the International Workshop on Image Processing Techniques and Applications, Centre for Mathematical Imaging Techniques, Liverpool University, 22-23 June, 2011.

Visiting Professor (May, September 2010) at ETIS, UMR CNRS 8051 - ENSEA - Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Paris, France.

Visiting Professor (December 2010) at the Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany.

Chair of the Special Session on Engineering and Computational Sciences for Medical Imaging in Oncology (ECSMIO) at the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), Angers, France 17-21 May 2010.

Member of the Programme and Reviewing Committee of IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Visualisation (MediViz), Barcelona, Spain, 2009.

Member of the Programme and Reviewing Committee of IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Visualisation (MediViz), London, UK, 9-11July 2008.

Member of the Advisory and Programme Committee of IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Visualisation (MediViz), Zürich, Switzerland, July 2007.

Chair of “Imaging and Pattern Recognition” session at IEEE International Conference on Geometric Modelling & Imaging (GMAI), Zürich, Switzerland, July 2007.

Technical Chair: “Atlantic Europe Conference on Remote Imaging and Spectroscopy” (AECRIS), Preston, 11-12 September 2006.

Editorial Board member for the “Scientific World Journal” and “Measurements Automation Robotics” Journals.

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grant reviewer

Reviewer for: Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision; Springer’s Journal of Digital Imaging; Elsevier’s Image and Vision Computing; IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging Journal; IEEE Transactions on Image Processing; IEEE Signal Processing Letters; IET’s Computer Vision Journal.

External PhD examiner for Birmingham University, Bristol University, Liverpool University, Liverpool John Moorse University, University of Vigo (Spain), University of Bergen (Norway)