Programme led by

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Alan Smeaton

SFI Centre: Insight
DCU - Dublin City University

Domain / Application Expertise


Alan Smeaton is a Full Professor of Computing at Dublin City University since 1997, and a Founding Director of the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics. His expertise is in analysis, indexing and retrieval of all kinds of visual media, especially video.

Alan is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy, and winner of Academy's Gold Medal for Engineering Sciences in 2015. He is also a former Board member of Irish Research Council, former member of inaugural Scientific Committee for COST (€300M EU funds), Fellow of the IEEE and Chair of ACM SIGMM (Special Interest Group in Multimedia) (2017-2021).

Citations 19084; h-index 68; i10-index 304.

Research Keywords
Sensor Development, Deep-learning, Machine Learning, Multimodal Data Analysis, Data Science, Wearable Sensor