Topic: Medical Imaging and its Application in Diabetes Research
Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden
Dr. Abbas CHEDDAD is an Associate Professor and a group leader (intelligent visual analytics, HINTS) at Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden. He obtained the PhD (with a distinction award) from the faculty of Computing and Engineering, University of Ulster, United Kingdom in 2009. Subsequently, he worked as a post-doc at Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine. He then joined the department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Karolinska Institute working on risk prediction of breast cancer. His research interests are in: Computer vision, Steganography, Image processing and analysis, and applied machine learning. He is a Senior IEEE Member and an ACM distinguished speaker. He has organised and chaired several international conferences and is a reviewer for top Journals in the field. He has published one book, one invited book chapter, two granted patents, and more than 70 publications. Dr. Cheddad is an Associate Editor for the Springer journal, Applied Intelligence.