In September 2022, Professor Paolo Remagnino has joined the Department of Computer Science at Durham University (https://www.durham.ac.uk/staff/paolo-remagnino/). He conducts research in the VIViD research group (https://vivid.webspace.durham.ac.uk/) and is also a fellow of the Wolfson Institute for Health and Wellbeing (https://www.durham.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/wolfson/). Before joining Durham University, Remagnino was Professor in Machine Vision and Artificial Intelligence at Kingston University for a decade, where he founded the Robot Vision Team (RoViT).
Prof. Remagnino has over 30 years’ experience in image and video analysis, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Prof. Remagnino has published over 180 scientific articles in international conferences and high impact journals. Prof. Remagnino has secured over €2m in the last five years, funded by most scientific funding bodies, including the NATEP, Innovate UK, EPSRC, MRC, Leverhulme Trust, EU (FP7 and H2020) and the US DHS. He was a key Faculty contributor in the last three UK research assessment exercises, a quinquennial UK government assessment of Universities. At present, Prof. Remagnino is the principal investigator of the H2020 Natural Intelligence (https://www.nih2020.eu/), European project for which he leads the work package on computational botany, to develop machine learning algorithms for the automatic assessment of the health of a natural habitat.