Biography

Prof. Paolo Remagnino (Scopus,  Google scholar, ResearcherID)

Born and raised in Genoa, Italy, Prof. Remagnino earned a Laurea degree (MRes equivalent) in Electronic Engineering at the University of Genoa. His thesis focus was on optical character recognition using a laser bench. Prof. Remagnino then moved to the University of Surrey where advised by Prof. Josef Kittler and Prof. John Illingworth, was awarded a Ph.D. degree in Computer Vision. He then spent close to 2 years in Grenoble, at INRIA, working with Prof. Roger Mohr on uncalibrated camera reconstruction. In 1995, he moved back to the UK and worked as researcher at the University of Reading. Research carried out at Reading was on video analysis alongside Prof. Geoff Sullivan. Prof. Remagnino has been with Kingston University since 1998. He is a full professor in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing, leading the Robot Vision Team. Prof. Remagnino is also affiliated with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, where he works on computational botany.