Mohamed Abdel Mottaleb
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Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair Named General Chair and Keynote Speaker of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing

Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb, professor and chair of the University of Miami College of Engineering’s (UMCoE) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named general chair of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing (CVIP) 2019. The event will be held at Malaviya National Institute of Technology in Jaipur, India, from September 27-29. Abdel-Mottaleb also will be one of three keynote speakers at the conference, along with Matti Pietikainen, professor in the Center for Machine Vision and Signal Analysis at the University of Oulu, Finland, and Pong Yuen, professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Hong Kong Baptist University.

Abdel-Mottaleb, who joined UMCoE in 2001, received his PhD in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1993. Prior to joining UM, he worked for Philips Research in Briarcliff Manor, New York, where he was a principal member of the research staff and project leader in the areas of image processing and content-based multimedia retrieval. He also represented Philips in the standardization activity for MPEG-7 – a multimedia content description standard – where some of his work was included in the standard.

His research interests include image processing, computer vision, biometrics, visual tracking, human-activity recognition and medical-image processing. Abdel-Mottaleb He holds 22 U.S. patents and more than 30 international patents. He has published more than 150 journal and conference papers in the areas of image processing, computer vision and content-based retrieval. He also is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and served on the editorial board of the Pattern Recognition journal from 2005 to 2016.

CVIP is a premier conference focused on image processing and computer vision that will feature world renowned speakers, workshops and host multiple dataset challenges and demonstrations. The conference will act as a major forum for presentation of technological progress and research outcomes in the area of image Processing and computer vision serving as a platform for exchanges between academia and industry.

To learn more about the conference, please click here.

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