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Professor Sean Gong is shortlisted for the IET 2020 Achievement Medal

23 September 2020

Professor Sean Gong
Professor Sean Gong

Professor Sean Gong, Professor of Visual Computation in School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science and Queen Mary Turing Fellow, has been shortlisted for the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) 2020 Achievement Medal.

The IET Achievement Medals are awarded to individuals who have made major and distinguished contributions in the various sectors of engineering, technology or applied science. The Medals were created in 1987.

Shortlisted for an Achievement Medal for Vision Engineering, Professor Gong is a pioneer and leading researcher on visual surveillance based on computer vision, artificial intelligence, machine learning and video analysis.

His innovative research is being employed daily in forensic analysis and surveillance for security and crime prevention.

It is recognised by law enforcement and the security industry both in the UK and abroad as demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in contributing to public safety.

You can read more about Professor Gong's research and achievements here.


Updated by: Michal Filus