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Dr Richard Jiang

Senior Lecturer

Richard Jiang

Room B44




PhD supervision

Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Systems, Biomedical Image Analysis


Dr. Richard Jiang is currently a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the School of Computing & Communications at Lancaster University, UK. Previously, he was a senior lecturer (2013-2019) in the Department of Computer Science and Digital Technologies at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. He is a Fellow of HEA, an Associate Member of EPSRC College, and a recognized EPSRC RISE Connector.


Current Research

Dr Jiang's research interest mainly resides in the fields of Biometrics, Privacy & Security, Intelligent Systems, and Biomedical Image Analysis. His recent research has been supported by grants from Qatar National Research Fund (NPRP No.8–140-2–065), EPSRC (EP/P009727/1), Leverhulme Trust (RF-2019-492) and other industry/international funders. He has supervised and co-supervised over 10 PhD students.He authored over 60 publications and is the lead editor of three Springer books. He served as TPC member and the reviewer for various conferences and journals.


Research Grants

Face2Gene: Genetic Identity behind Deep Facial Features, PI, Leverhulme Research Fellowship, 2019-10 to 2020-09|Grant(GRANT_NUMBER: RF-2019-492) 

Privacy-Protected Human Identification in Encrypted/Transformed Domains, PI, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (Swindon) 2017-05 to 2019-10|Grant(GRANT_NUMBER: EP/P009727/1)

A Biologically-inspired Multi-sensor and Multi-modal System for Public Security, Co-I, Qatar National Research Fund (Doha) 2016-09 to 2019-08|Grant(GRANT_NUMBER: NPRP No.8–140-2–065)


Career Details

Mar 2019 ~ now: Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), Lancaster University;

Aug 2015 ~ Mar 2019: Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University;

May 2013 ~ July 2015: Lecturer, Northumbria University;

Oct 2012 ~ May 2013: Research Associate, Sheffield University;

Oct 2011 ~ Sept 2012: Research Associate, Bath University;


Professional Role

A recognized EPSRC RISE Connector, 2018-2019;

Associate Member of EPSRC College, 2017~Now;

Fellow of Higer Education Assocation, 2015~Now;


Current Teaching

SCC-300 Third Year Projects

SCC-361 Artificial Intelligence


PhD Supervisions Completed

1) Ranjith Kumar Dinakaran, PhD, 2016-2019; KTP Researcher, Teeside Univ, 2019-2020.

2) Gary Storey, PhD, 2015-2018; Research Fellow, Northumbria University, 2018-2019.


External PhD Supervision

Philip Easom, 2018-2021, Northumbria Univ, Second Supervisor;

Tom Laurence, 2017-2020, Northumbria Univ, Second Supervisor;

Cheheb Ismahane, 2016-2019, Northumbria Univ, Second Supervisor;


  • Published

    Social Behavioral Phenotyping of Drosophila with a 2D-3D Hybrid CNN Framework

    Jiang, Z., Chazot, P. L., Celebi, M. E., Crookes, D. & Jiang, R., 15/05/2019, In : IEEE Access. 7, p. 67972 - 67982 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  • E-pub ahead of print

    Real time fuzzy based traffic flow estimation and analysis

    Abbas, M., Mehboob, F., Khan, S. A., Rauf, A. & Jiang, R., 30/03/2019, New Knowledge in Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2. Rocha, Á., Costanzo, S., Adeli, H. & Reis, L. P. (eds.). Springer-Verlag, Vol. 2. p. 472-482 11 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 931).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  • Published

    Face Symmetry Analysis Using a Unified Multi-task CNN for Medical Applications

    Storey, G. & Jiang, R., 1/01/2019, IntelliSys 2018: Intelligent Systems and Applications: Proceedings of SAI Intelligent Systems Conference. Arai, K., Kapoor, S. & Bhatia, R. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 451-463 13 p. Chapter 36. (Intelligent Systems and Applications; vol. 869).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

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