Dr Abdul Farooq

About me

Dr Abdul Farooq is Associate Head of Department for Electronics and Robotics and a senior member of the Centre for Machine Vision, Bristol Robotics Laboratory. He is an active researcher and his research is focused on developing new vision based techniques for the inspection of complex surfaces in real time and in the research, design and manufacture of medical imaging devices. Abdul lectures in Machine Vision, Design and CAD/CAM. He graduated from Cardiff University in 1990 with a first degree in Electronics and subsequently successfully completed an MSc in Systems Engineering (Robotics and Automation) in 1992. He then worked for a number of years as a Systems Engineer at a leading edge high-volume board manufacturing plant. Following this Abdul was drawn back to academia and completed (with distinction) a further Masters degree followed by a PhD in Machine Vision. Abdul has been and involved with a number of successful projects and bids within the group and lead an exceptional Knowledge Transfer Partnership which was awarded a grade A and considered 'Oustanding' by Innovate UK. His research outcomes have included successful PhD supervisions and a number of journal papers. Abdul is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority, member of the IET and a Chartered Engineer.

Area of expertise

Machine Vision, Design, CAD/CAM

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