John J. Soraghan
J. J. Soraghan holds the Texas Instruments Chair in signal processing in the Institution of Communications and Signal Processing, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. He received his B.Eng. degree with first-class honours in 1978 and his M.Eng.Sc. degree in 1982 both from University College Dublin, Ireland. He received his Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering in 1989 from the University of Southampton, UK. From 1979 to 1980, he worked with Westinghouse Electric Corporation, USA. He joined the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering in 1986 as a Lecturer in the Signal Processing Division, became a Senior Lecturer in 1999, a Reader in 2001, and a Professor in 2003. From 1989 to 1991, he was a Manager of the Scottish Transputer Centre and from 1991 to 1995, he was a Manager of the DTI Centre for Parallel Signal Processing. Since 1996, he has been a Manager of the Texas Instruments DSP Elite Centre in the University. His main research interests include advanced linear and nonlinear signal, image, and video processing algorithms, and wavelets and fuzzy systems with applications to telecommunications, biomedical, and remote sensing. He has supervised 17 Ph.D. students to graduation, holds 3 patents, and has published over 170 technical papers. He is a Member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).
Biography Updated on 10 March 2004