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Dr Richard Jiang

Senior Lecturer

Richard is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Faculty of Engineering and Environment.

He obtained his PhD in computer science from Queen's University Belfast sponsored by the university scholarship, and then worked in Brunel University, Loughborough University, Swansea University, the University of Bath and the University of Sheffield, where he carried out his research with the financial support from EU FP, EPSRC, TSB, and industry.

Currently he is serving as the departmental coordinator for MSc London Campus, and leading a research team of 5 PhDs and 1 Postdoc with a research focus on Privacy and Security, Cognitive Intelligence, Smart Cities, and Medical Diagnosis. His team has been funded by EPSRC, local industry, and international scientific funding. 

Campus Address

Pandon Building 229

0191 243 7455



Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

His research interests mainly reside in the fields of cognitive intelligence, privacy-aware computing, 2D/3D animation, and their applications in wellbeing.

His teaching responsibility lies principally in programming skills, artificial intelligence, decision support systems and computer engineering.

Sponsors and Collaborators

In his research, he has been working closely with industry partners such as Atom Bank and Warwick Warp LLP, and academic partners such as Warwick University, Newcastle University and Surrey University, and internationally collaborating with University Paris and Qatar University in joint research grants.

He is also coping with teaching activities externally in our London Campus and Singapore CV partners.

Key Publications

Richard Jiang, et al, Multimodal biometric human recognition for perceptual human-computer interaction. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C (Applications and Reviews), 40 (6), 2010, pp. 676-681.

Richard Jiang, et al, Live-Cell Tracking Using SIFT Features in DIC Microscopic Videos. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 57 (9), 2010, pp. 2219-2228.

Further Information

My research details can be found on my personal web page. Further information is available on the following link Google Scholar.

To view my Northumbria Research Link page click here


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