Computer Vision Laboratory

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Tissa Chandesa

Research Training Development Manager,



Holds BSc (Hons) and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Nottingham. Is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK., the first at University of Nottingham (Malaysia) to be bestowed such recognition. Is a published author as well as a Malaysian Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) Certified Trainer.

Expertise Summary

Specialises in supporting research students' development in academic presentation as well as research communication skills and has experience in delivering transferable skills in China and Malaysia. Currently specialises in academic continuous professional development and spear heads the Early Career Researcher (ECR) programme as well as contributes to the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) at University of Nottingham (Malaysia).

Research Summary

Computer vision, image analysis and machine learning, particularly visual tracking and motion analysis as well as deep learning. Current & future works aim to:

  1. investigate the implementation of a convolutional neural network to a) better detect and react toward disruptive events during tracking as well as b) create tools for feature extraction, detection and classi cation in plant image analysis;
  2. develop novel and efficient computer vision techniques and applications to support/solve interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research problems in science and engineering.

Selected Publications

Computer Vision Laboratory

The University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0) 115 8466543