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  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 1262 Citations
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Philip Morrow is currently Professor of Computer Vision in the School of Computing and Information Engineering in the Faculty of Computing and Engineering at Ulster University. He has a BSc in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (1981), an MSc in Electronics (1982) and a PhD in Parallel Image Processing (1993), all from the Queen’s University of Belfast.His main research interests lie in image processing / computer vision and distributed / parallel systems. He has over 140 peer-reviewed publications across these areas of research and has been involved as a Co-Investigator (CI) and Principal Investigator (PI) in a number of funded research projects concerned with the development of software tools and application solutions. His work has been supported by the UK’s Research Councils (EPSRC, NERC and MRC) and the EU. Most recently, he was CI on the EPSRC–DST funded India-UK Advanced Technology Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks Systems and Services (IU-ATC) (EP/G051674/1) and is currently CI on phase two of this project (EP/J016748/1).He has (co-)supervised 20 PhD students to successful completion and is currently (co-)supervising a further 7 students. He has acted as reviewer for a number of journals and has served on the programme committee for numerous national and international conferences. He has also acted as External Examiner for a number of PhD theses.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Queens University Belfast

Master, Queens University Belfast

Bachelor, Queens University Belfast

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Research Output

  • Comparison of Analogue and Digital Fronthaul for 5G MIMO Signals

    Perry, P., Delmade, A., Peters, A., Browning, C., McClean, S. I., Morrow, PJ., Scotney, B. & Barry, L. P., 27 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press). 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Open Access
  • Distributed, Secure, Self-Sovereign Identity for IoT Devices

    Gebresilassie, S. K., Rafferty, J., Morrow, PJ., Chen, L. L., Cui, Z. & Abu-Tair, M., 31 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) p. 1. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Open Access
  • Breast pectoral muscle segmentation in mammograms using a modified holistically-nested edge detection network

    Rampun, A., López-Linares, K., Morrow, P., Scotney, B., Wang, H., Garcia Ocaña, I., Maclair, G., Zwiggelaar, R., González Ballester, M. A. & Macía, I., 31 Oct 2019, In : Medical Image Analysis. 57, p. 1-17 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    A Cloud-Based Architecture for Distributed Processing in Networked Games

    Author: Hull, C., May 2018

    Supervisor: Charles, D. (Supervisor), Morrow, P. (Supervisor) & Parr, G. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


    Upper Limb Movement Modelling for Adaptive and Personalised Physical Rehabilitation in Virtual Reality

    Author: Holmes, D., May 2019

    Supervisor: Charles, D. (Supervisor), McClean, S. I. (Supervisor) & Morrow, P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis