Ebroul Izquierdo is a Lecturer in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Queen Mary University of London. He received the Dr. Rer. Nat. from the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, in 1993. From 1990 to 1992 he was a Teaching Assistant at the Department of Applied Mathematics, Technical University, Berlin. In 1993, Dr. Izquierdo joined the Heinrich-Hertz Institute for Communication Technology (HHI), Berlin, Germany, where he worked from 1993 to 1997. During this period he developed and implemented techniques for stereo vision, disparity and motion estimation, video compression, 3D modelling, and immersive telepresence. From 1998 to 1999, Dr. Izquierdo was with the Department of Electronic Systems Engineering of the University of Essex, UK as a Senior Research Officer. He worked on research dealing with content-based coding, efficient indexing, and retrieval of video and nonlinear diffusion models for image processing. Dr. Izquierdo has been involved in research and management of projects in Germany, the UK, and two European projects in the multimedia field. In 1999, Dr. Izquierdo was awarded a short term British Telecom fellowship. Currently, he is the coordinator of the European IST project BUSMAN and represents QMUL in the European IST Network of Excellence SCHEMA. Dr. Izquierdo is an IEE Chartered Engineer, a member of the IEEE, the IEE, and the British Machine Vision Association. He represents the UK in the European COST211 forum and is member of the management committee of the Information Visualization Society. He is an active member of the Programme Committee of the IEEE Information Visualization, the EURASIP & IEEE International Conference on Video Processing and Multimedia Communication and the COST211 sponsored European Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services. He has published over 100 papers including chapters in books.
Biography Updated on 9 February 2002