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Richard Jiang supervises 4 postgraduate research students. If these students have produced research profiles, these are listed below:

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Dr Richard Jiang

Senior Lecturer

Richard Jiang

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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. He holds a prestigious Leverhulme Trust Fellowship. 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 EPSRC (EP/P009727/1), Leverhulme Trust (RF-2019-492), Qatar National Research Fund (NPRP No.8–140-2–065) 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 a TPC member and a reviewer for various international 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-361 Artificial Intelligence

SCC-300 Third Year Projects

DSS-591 MSc Data Science Projects


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;


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