William Sandham is Managing Director of Scotsig, a signal and image processing research, consultancy and training company, based in Glasgow, and a Visiting Professor in the Department of Bioengineering, University of Strathclyde, Scotland, and Department of Electronics, Javeriana University, Colombia. He received the B.Sc. (Hons) degree from the University of Glasgow in 1974, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Birmingham, England, in 1981, for a thesis entitled "Remote Sensing of the Ocean Surface using MF/HF Radar". He worked as a Medical Physicist at the Department of Clinical Physics and Bioengineering, Glasgow, (1974-1976), was a Research Geophysicist with the British National Oil Corporation and Britoil (1980-1986), and an Academic at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (1986-2003). Professor Sandham has published over 200 technical papers and 5 books, is a Fellow of the IET, Senior Member of the IEEE, and a Member of the EAGE and SEG. He has served on a number of IEEE and other Professional and Editorial Boards, and the Conference Organizing Committees of ICASSP (1989), TA-91 (1991), EUSIPCO (1994), and PGBiomed (2011). He was Chairman of the IEEE International Workshop on Parallel Architectures for Seismic Data Processing (1991), the EAGE International Workshop on Geophysical Applications of Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic (1997), the IET MEDSIP Conference (2006), and the IET Symposium on Diabetes Technology (2008). He is currently Chairman of the IET Healthcare Technologies Network (2012-2014). He has been an invited lecturer at a number of research institutions across the UK, Europe and South America, and has acted as a consultant for the Kelvin Institute, British Gas, BP, Shell EXPRO, Appleton Laboratory, and C-CORE (Newfoundland), amongst others. His current research interests include MRI segmentation, ECG data analysis and compression, long-period multiple suppression, prosthetic limb fitting, and diabetes technology.
Biography Updated on 12 July 2012