Dr Harin Sellahewa

Interim Dean of School of Computing, Reader in Computer Science


Dr Harin Sellahewa, Lecturer at the University of Buckingham, top UK university for student satisfaction

BSc, DPhil (Buckingham)

Harin holds a BSc in Information Systems and a DPhil in Computing, both from the University of Buckingham. During the latter stages of his DPhil at Buckingham, he worked on the EU-funded SecurePhone project as a Research Associate, which was followed by a post-doctoral position at Gray Cancer Institute (now the Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology & Biology, University of Oxford). He rejoined the Department in 2008 to continue his research in biometrics and automated biomedical image analysis and to assist in the supervision of research students. Harin is currently a Reader in Computer Science and he teaches Fundamentals of Computing, Image Processing, Mobile Applications Development, Software Engineering and Software Project Management at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  He is Programme Director for the BSc in Computing and Software Entrepreneurship, and Senior Link Tutor and Research Officer for SSST Collaboration.

Harin’s research interests are: face recognition in constrained devices; context-aware adaptive biometric systems; biometric template security and user privacy; automated analysis of biomedical images and biological assays; content-based image / video indexing; and ICT in education.

Tel: +44 (0)1280 828332

Selected Publications

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