Professor Ahmet Kondoz
Director of the Institute for Digital Technologies
Ahmet is an internationally-recognised researcher in multimedia communications systems and has led major international, multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary research and development projects in his field.
Professor Ahmet Kondoz completed his higher education in England. He has been teaching in the areas of signal and media processing and digital communication systems. His research interest are in the area of audio visual signal and big data processing, mobile communication systems, smart mobility systems and cyber security.
Professor Kondoz is one of the leading patent dispute experts in the areas of international voice codecs such as GSM, AMR, AMR-WB, EVS and the related communication and signal processing systems. He has been acting as an expert witness worldwide including in the USA, UK and EU.
Ahmet was awarded his PhD in Signal Processing and Communication from the University of Surrey in 1987 where he was employed as Lecturer and Reader in 1988 and 1995 respectively. He was promoted to Professor in Multimedia Communication Systems in 1996. Ahmet took part in setting up of the world renowned Centres CCSR and the I-Lab at the University of Surrey before joining Loughborough University London as the Director for the Institute for Digital Technologies.
Current research and collaborations
Ahmet has been involved in the coordination of large national and International research projects funded by the European Commission. He has been collaborating with major EU Industries and Universities. He coordinated FP6 VISNET, FP7 DIOMEDES and ROMEO projects. He contributed as a core partner to SUIT, NEWCOME and MUSCADE. Currently he is the coordinator of CLOUDSCREENS.
Current PhD / research supervisions
Ahmet has successfully supervised more than 75 PhD students and is currently supervising 6. He has published more than 400 papers and has 7 patents.