Dr Mohsen Naqvi
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 5966
- Address: E2.18
School of Engineering
Newcastle upon Tyne NE17RU
Dr Naqvi is Lecturer [Assistant Professor] in Signal and Information Processing at the School of Engineering at Newcastle University.
His main research focus is in multimodal (multi-sensor) signal and information processing for applications in homeland security, smart healthcare systems and future autonomous systems. He has above 70 publications/contributions in his research area.
Qualifications and Awards
- 2015: Certificate for Academic Practice (The Higher Education Academy Accredited), Loughborough University, United Kingdom
- 2006-2009: PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
- 1996-2001: BEng in Industrial Electronics Engineering, IIEE/NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
- NESCOM, Research Scholarship, 2005.
- Cardiff University and Loughborough University Awards, provided to students with outstanding research calibre, 2006-2009.
- IEEE Certificate for undergraduate project, 1999-2000.
- 2013-2015: REF Lecturer, Loughborough University, UK
- 2009-2012: Research Fellow, Loughborough University, UK
- 2002-2005: Assistant Manager Technical, NESCOM (the premier research and development organization in Pakistan), Pak
Professional Memberships and Services
- Fellow, The Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
- Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- Senior Member, IEEE Signal Processing Society
- Member, Phase II University Defence Research Centre (UDRC) in Signal Processing
- Member, International Society of Information Fusion (ISIF)
Special Sessions Organizer and Summer School:
- ISIF/IEEE FUSION 2013, 2014
- UDRC 2015
TPC Memberships and Regular Reviewer:
Multimodal Signal and Information Processing for seeking a window into human mind and mental state (Artificial Intelligence) for future autonomous systems is the main engineering challenge of his research. He is contributing solutions in:
- Signal and Information Processing for Machine Learning
- Multi-target Tracking for Security and Surveillance
- Multimodal Speech Source Separation
- Multimodal Processing for Human Behaviour Analysis
He always welcomes talented students with good analytical abilities for MSc and PhD projects.
Past PhD Students:
- Dr Yanfeng Liang, 2010-13
- Dr Muhammad Salman Khan, 2011-14
- Dr Ata-ur-Rehman, 2011-14
- Dr Jack Harris, 2012-15
- Dr Segun Aina, 2012-15
- Dr Pengming Feng, 2012-16
- Dr Zeinab Zohny, 2012-16
- Dr Waqas Rafique, 2012-16
Past MSc Students:
- Mr Yang Liu, 2012-13
- Mr Abdullahi Daniyan, 2013-14
- Mr Chong Huang, 2014-15
- Mr Qi Qi, 2014-15
- Mr Yang Xian, 2015-16
- Mr Gancheng Guo, 2015-16
- Mr Tao Fan, 2015-16
- Mr Mustafa Mulla, 2015-16
Present PhD Students:
- Mr Yang Sun, Second Year
- Mr Zeyu Fu, Second Year
- Mr Denis Ona, Second Year
- Mrs Hayfaa Hussein, Second Year
- Mr Federico Angelini, First Year
- Mr Yang Xian, First Year
Present MSc Students:
- Mrs Radha Rajaput
- Mr Heheng Xu
- Mr Yunbin Zheng
- “Multimodal Information Processing for Security and Surveillance”, PEIPF NU, £10.5K (PI)
- “Multimodal Wide Area Surveillance”, iCASE EPSRC/Thales, 53K
- “Signal Processing Solutions for the Networked Battlespace”, EPSRC/Dstl, FEC £4.3M (CI)
- “Signal Processing for Ballistic Missile Kill Assessment in a Networked Multimodal Sensor Environment”, BAE Systems, £22K, (CI)
- “Audio and Video Based Speech Separation for Multiple Moving Sources within a Room Environment”, EPSRC, £700K (Contribution and the research proposal was based on the findings in his PhD studies).
- Various Loughborough University internal funding
He designed, delivered and assessed UG and PG modules:
2012-2015: Intelligent Signal Processing (Loughborough University)
2012-2015: Information Theory and Coding (Loughborough University)
2012-2015: Digital Signal Processing Fundaments (Loughborough University)
2015/16: Digital Signal Processing and Estimation (EEE3004-EEE8001)
2015/16: Advanced Multimedia Systems (EEE8010)
Digital Signal Processing and Estimation (EEE3004-EEE8001)
Advanced Multimedia Systems (EEE8010)
He teaches on the MSc Programme in Communications and Signal Processing. In addition, every year, he supervise a small number of MSc final projects associated with this programme. For more information about potential projects, please do not hesitate to contact him.
To apply to join this MSc programme please visit: How to Apply.
- Feng P, Wang W, Dlay S, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Social Force Model based MCMC-OCSVM Particle PHD Filter for Multiple Human Tracking. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia 2017, 19(4), 725-739.
- Zohny Z, Naqvi SM, Wang W, Chambers JA. Robust Variational Bayesian Clustering for Speech Separation. IEEE Trans. Signal Processing 2017. Submitted.
- Feng P, Wang W, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Adaptive Retrodiction Particle PHD Filter for Multiple Human Tracking. IEEE Signal Processing Letters 2016, 23(11), 1592-1596.
- Rehman A, Naqvi SM, Mihaylova L, Chambers JA. Multi-Target Tracking and Occlusion Handling With Learned Variational Bayesian Clusters and a Social Force Model. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 2016, 64(5), 1320-1335.
- Rivet B, Wang W, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Audiovisual Speech Source Separation. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine 2014, 31(3), 125-134.
- Zohny Z, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Enhancing MESSL algorithm with robust clustering based on Student's t-distribution. IET Electronics Letters 2014, 50(7), 552-554.
- Shah SM, Samar R, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Fractional order constant modulus blind algorithms with application to channel equalisation. Electronics Letters 2014, 250(23), 1702 – 1704.
- Liang Y, Harris J, Naqvi SM, Chen G, Chambers JA. Independent vector analysis with a generalized multivariate Gaussian source prior for frequency domain blind source separation. Signal Processing 2014, 105, 175-184.
- Barnard M, Koniusz P, Wang W, Kittler J, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Robust Multi-Speaker Tracking via Dictionary Learning and Identity Modeling. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia 2014, 16(3), 864-880.
- Yu M, Yu Y, Naqvi SM, Wang L, Chambers JC. An online one class support vector machine based person specific fall detection system for monitoring an elderly individual in a room environment. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics 2013, 17(6), 1002-1014.
- Yu M, Rhuma A, Naqvi SM, Wang L, Chambers JA. An Online One Class Support Vector Machine-Based Person-Specific Fall Detection System for Monitoring an Elderly Individual in a Room Environment. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics 2013, 17(6), 1002-1014.
- Liang Y, Chen G, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Independent vector analysis with multivariate student's t-distribution source prior for speech separation. IET Electronics Letters 2013, 49(16), 1035-1036.
- Khan MS, Naqvi SM, Rehman A, Wang W, Chambers JA. Video-aided model-based source separation in real reverberant rooms. IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing 2013, 21(9), 1900-1912.
- Liang Y, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Audio video based fast fixed-point independent vector analysis for multisource separation in a room environment. EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2012, 213(183).
- Naqvi SM, Wang W, Khan MS, Barnard M, Chambers JA. Multimodal (audio-visual) source separation exploiting multi-speaker tracking, robust beamforming, and time-frequency masking. IET Signal Processing 2012, 6, 466-477.
- Yu M, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. One class boundary method classifiers for application in a video-based fall detection system. IET Computer Vision 2012, 6(2), 90-100.
- Yu M, Rhuma A, Naqvi SM, Wang L, Chambers JA. Posture recognition based fall detection system for monitoring an elderly person in a smart home environment. IEEE Trans. Information Technology in BioMedicine 2012, 16(6), 1274-1286.
- Qaisrani MT, Naqvi SM. A comparison of iterative MIMO receivers under channel uncertainty. European Transactions on Telecommunications 2011, 22(7), 428-432.
- Naqvi SM, Yu M, Chambers JA. A multimodal approach to blind source separation of moving sources. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing 2010, 4(5), 895-910.
- Liang L, Naqvi SM, Wang W, Chambers JA. Frequency Domain Blind Source Separation Based on Independent Vector Analysis with a Multivariate Generalized Gaussian Source Prior. In: Naik,GR; Wang,W, ed. Blind Source Separation: Advances in Theory, Algorithms and Applications. Germany: Springer Verlag, 2014, pp.131-150.
- Naqvi SM, Zhang Y, Yu M, Chambers JA. A Multimodal Solution to Blind Source Separation of Moving Sources. In: W. Wang, ed. Machine Audition: Principles, Algorithms and Systems. IGI Global USA, 2011, pp.107-125.
- Fu Z, Feng P, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Particle PHD filter based multi-target tracking using discriminative group-structured dictionary learning. In: ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
- Sun Y, Rafique W, Chambers JA, Naqvi SM. Underdetermined source separation using time-frequency masks and an adaptive combined Gaussian-Student's t probabilistic model. In: ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings. 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
- Rafique W, Naqvi SM, Chambers JA. Speech source separation using the IVA algorithm with multivariate mixed super Gaussian student's T source prior in real room environment. In: 2nd IET International Conference on Intelligent Signal Processing 2015 (ISP). 2015, London, UK: Institution of Engineering and Technology.