Payam Barnaghi

Payam Barnaghi

Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
University of Surrey
Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom
Email: p [dot] barnaghi [at] surrey.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1483 68 4598








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I am Professor of Machine Intelligence at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering and a member of the Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) at the University of Surrey.

I am a senior member of IEEE and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I am technical lead of the Department of Health/NHS TIHM for Dementia, and I was co-ordinator and Principal Investigator of the EU FP7 CityPulse project on smart cities and large-scale data analytics. I am an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Big Data and vice-chair of the IEEE SIG on Big Data Intelligent Networking. I received the FEPS Teacher of the Year Award (2017) at the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and an IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award in 2017.


Please note that this page only includes some of my recent (and a little bit) successful work and does not report any of my failures (e.g. rejected papers, grant applications, fellowships, etc.). Adding the failures would have created a very long page.

Research interests

My main research goal is to develop intelligent information communication, discovery and retrieval methods for cyber-physical and social systems. I work on machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), semantic web, service computing, adaptive algorithms, data-centric networking, big data, stream processing and information search and retrieval to solve problems and develop new technologies for the future Internet/Web and healthcare systems (Read more about my research).  My colleagues and I are currently working on:
  • The design and development of AI and IoT enabled solutions to provide personalised care for people with Dementia (TIHM for Dementia Project)
  • Machine learning and causal symptom models for oncology care
  • The unobtrusive monitoring of patients in hospital wards and at home
  • Time-series data processing and pattern analysis
  • Deep learning for semi-supervised learning models for dynamic data streams

Teaching

  • Internet of Things (slides: Autumn 2015/2016) (updated slides are available on SurreyLearn)
  • Mobile Applications and Web Services (slides: Spring 2015) (updated slides are available on SurreyLearn)

  • Internet of Things - Guest lectures at the University of Milan

What's new?

  • IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence 2019 (call for papers, submssion: May 12, 2019)

  • Scientific and Academic Research: A Survival Guide (video) (slides)

  • New AI able to identify and predict the development of cancer symptom clusters (news) (paper)

  • U-Linc is a new spin-out company from our research group. See the video.


Awards

Projects

Software/Dataset/Demo  (GitHub repository)


Tutorials


Video

Publications

 Google Scholar

  • 2018
    • Nikolaos Papachristou, Daniel Puschmann, Payam Barnaghi, Bruce Cooper, Xiao Hu, Roma Maguire, Kathi Apostolidis, Yvette P. Conley, Marilyn Hammer, Stylianos Katsaragakis, Kord M. Kober, Jon D. Levine, Lisa McCann, Elisabeth Patiraki, Eileen P. Furlong, Patricia A. Fox, Steven M. Paul, Emma Ream, Fay Wright, Christine Miaskowski, "Learning from Data to Predict Future Symptoms of Oncology Patients", PLoS ONE 13(12): e0208808. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208808
    • Linda van den Brink, Payam Barnaghi, Jeremy Tandy, Ghislain A. Atemezing, Rob Atkinson, Byron Cochrane, Yasmin Fathy, Raúl García-Castro, Armin Haller, Andreas Harth, Krzysztof Janowicz, Şefki Kolozali, Bart van Leeuwen, Maxime Lefrançois, Josh Lieberman, Andrea Perego, Danh Le Phuoc, Bill Roberts, Kerry Taylor, Raphael Troncy, "Best Practices for Publishing, Retrieving, and Using Spatial Data on the Web", The Semantic Web journal, 2018.
    • Payam M. Barnaghi, Sameem Abdul Kareem, "A Flexible Architecture for Semantic Annotation and Automated Multimedia Presentation Generation", in Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Semantic-enhanced Multimedia Presentation Systems (SEMPS 2006), December, 2006, Athens, Greece.

    • Jayan Kurian Chirayath, Payam M. Barnaghi, Michael Hartley, “Semantics-based Dynamic Hypermedia Adaptation using the Hidden Markov Model”, in Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Semantic-enhanced Multimedia Presentation Systems (SEMPS 2006), December, 2006, Athens, Greece.

    • Jayan Kurian Chirayath, Payam M. Barnaghi, Michael Hartley, “User Mediated Hypermedia Presentation Generation on the Semantic Web Framework”, in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2006), Nov 29 - Dec 1, 2006, China, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4282, Springer.

    • Jayan Kurian Chirayath, Payam M. Barnaghi, Michael Hartley, “Semantic based Support for Personalized Multimedia Presentation Authoring”, in Proceedings of the MMU International Symposium on Information & Communication Technologies (M2USIC 2006), Springer, Malaysia, 2006.

    • Sanif Sentosa Liong, Payam M. Barnaghi, "Bluetooth Network Security: A New Approach to Secure Scatternet Formation", poster session, in Proceedings of the IEEE TENCON 2005 Conference, November 2005, Melbourne, Australia.

    • Payam M. Barnaghi, Sameem Abdul Kareem, “Ontology-Based Multimedia Presentation Generation”, in Proceedings of the IEEE TENCON 2005 Conference, November 2005, Melbourne, Australia.

    • Payam M. Barnaghi, Sameem Abdul Kareem, “A Proposal for Content based Multimedia Information Representation”, in Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of Computer Society of Iran (CSICC'2005), Tehran, Iran, February 2005.

    • Payam M. Barnaghi, Sameem Abdul Kareem, “Content-Based Hypermedia Presentation Generation: A Proposed Framework”, in Proceedings of the IEEE TENCON 2004 Conference, vol. 2, pp. 274- 277, November 2004, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

    • Payam M. Barnaghi, Sameem Abdul Kareem, “A Unified Approach to Content-Based Multimedia Information Search and Retrieval”, in Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Informatics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 2004.

    • Md. Zahid Islam, Payam M. Barnaghi, Ljiljana Brankovic. “Measuring Data Quality: Predictive Accuracy vs. Similarity of Decision Trees", in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (ICCIT2003), Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 2003.


Keynote/Plenary talks

  • Keynote, "Using Internet of Things and Machine Learning in Dementia Care Delivery", Innovation for Health: Partnership building event, January 2018.

Invited talks

  • TIHM for Dementia: Improving Care with Technology, MindTech National Symposium, December,  2018.

  • TIHM for Dementia, WIHST Technical Workshop, November 2018.

  • Does technology make us better people?, Ethics Conversation Group, University of Surrey, November 2018.

  • AI and Data Analytics for Dementia Care, AI Med Conference, London, September 2018.

Guest Lectures

Research/development team

Alumni 


PhD Supervision

  • Current students

    • Narges Pourshahrokhi, Principal Supervisor, January 2019-current.

    • Roonak Rezvani, Principal Supervisor, April 2018-current.

    • Honglin Li, Principal Supervisor, April 2018-current.

    • Nikolaos Papachristou, Principal Supervisor, July 2015-current.

  • Graduated students

    • Masoud Hasanpour, Second Supervisor, October 2014-October 2018 (defended).

    • Dr Yasmin Fathy, Principal Supervisor, Graduated in 2018.

    • Dr Daniel Puschmann, Principal Supervisor, Graduated in 2018.

    • Dr Eike Reetz, Second Supervisor, Graduated in 2016.

    • Dr Frieder Ganz, Principal Supervisor, Graduated in 2014.

    • Dr Gilbert Cassar, Second Supervisor, Graduated in 2013.

    • Dr Wei Wang, Graduated in 2009.

Conferences

Journal Reviewer

  • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

  • IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing

  • IEEE Transactions on Service Computing

  • IEEE Sensors Journal

Membership

Miscellaneous   

Contact

Address: Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP), Electronic and Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom.
Email: p [dot] barnaghi [at] surrey.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1483 68 4598

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Last updated: 02-01-2019

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