Keynote Speakers

This year the InECCE2019 brings together critical perspectives in our focus area; Electrical, Control & Computer Engineering; from across our community that will examine the challenges ahead and question the shape of things to come. Meet the inspiring keynote speakers that will help shape the conversation:

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                                                              Prof. Syed Abd Rahman Syed Abu Bakar

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Topic: Human Action Recognition in Computer Vision Perspective: Research Opportunities and Challenges

        Prof. Dr. Syed Ab Rahman bin Syed Abu Bakar received his first degree in Electrical Engineering (B.Sc.E.E) from Clarkson University, New York in 1990 and a master degree (M.Sc.E.E) majoring in Signal Processing from Georgia Institute of Technology or better known as Georgia Tech, USA in 1991. He joined Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 1992 as a lecturer in the Communication department, Faculty of Electrical Engineering. He earned his Ph.D. degree from the University of Bradford, England in 1997 in the area of Image Processing for application in Video Surveillance. He is now a full professor in the Electronics and Computer Engineering division under the School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering. He has served as the Head of Department for Postgraduate Studies in the same school from 2008 to 2012. In 2004, he setup the Computer Vision, Video and Image Processing research lab and has become the head since then. Presently, Dr. Syed has successfully supervised more than 18 Ph.D. students and 9 master students by research. His current research interest is in image processing focusing on video security and surveillance, medical imaging, and biometrics. Dr. Syed has lead and managed many research projects securing grants from both the government and private sector. In total, he has secured more than RM 1 million worth of research funds. He has published more than 180 scientific papers both at national and international levels. He is a senior member of IEEE and currently serves as the past chair for the IEEE Signal Processing Society Malaysia chapter after holding the reign of the chapter for more than 5 years. In 2014 he received the Certificate of Merit from the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) for dedicated leadership as Chapter Chair and support of the activities of the SPS Malaysia Chapter.