Hongbo Du

Reader in Computer Science


Hongbo Du, Lecturer at the University of Buckingham, top UK university for student satisfactionBEng (Peking), MSc , MPhil (Essex)

Hongbo Du holds a BSc from Beijing University of Science and Technology, China, and an MSc and MPhil in Computing both from the University of Essex, UK. At Buckingham, Hongbo is a Reader in Computer Science, and the programme director for the taught MSc programmes. He has long experience in teaching various modules on the Computing programmes, and has played a significant role in the curriculum development over the years. Currently he is responsible for teaching Principles of Database Systems and Technologies for Business Intelligence modules for the BSc Computing programme, and Applied Techniques of Data Mining for the MSc programmes. Hongbo also taught data mining modules at City University London and Sarajevo School of Science and Technology in the past.

Hongbo’s primary area of research is big data, data mining and machine learning. He is broadly interested in data mining techniques and their applications in solving various practical problems. He is currently interested in the application of classification and clustering techniques in biomedical image analysis, time series/data stream analysis, and anomaly detections. He has been involved with collaborative projects with external institutions and is supervising research students in these areas. He jointly led a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project in biometrics-based security systems (KTP009709) between 2015 and 2017. He is currently the Coordinator for the Joint Research and Development Centre between Ten-D Innovations and University of Buckingham. His other research interests also include human-computer interaction and visual languages.

Hongbo is currently a professional member of the British Computer Society.

Tel: +44 (0)1280 828298 / 828322

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