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Prof. Nicholas Kingsbury

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Nicholas Kingsbury

Professor

Academic Division: Information Engineering

Research group: Signal Processing and Communications (Head of Group)

Telephone: +44 1223 3 32647

Email: ngk@eng.cam.ac.uk

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Research interests

Nick Kingsbury is Professor of Signal Processing at the University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering. He has worked in the areas of digital communications, audio analysis and coding, and image processing. He has developed the dual-tree complex wavelet transform and is especially interested in the application of complex wavelets and related multiscale and multiresolution methods to the analysis of images and 3-D datasets.

Strategic themes

Energy, transport and urban infrastructure

PI for the Congestion Prediction Project 2C in the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight.

Other positions

  • Fellow and Director of Studies in Engineering at Trinity College, Cambridge, since 1983.
  • Design Engineer and subsequently a Group Leader with Marconi Space and Defence Systems, Portsmouth, from 1973 to 1983.

Biography

Nick Kingsbury received the honours degree in 1970 and the Ph.D. degree in 1974, both in electrical engineering, from the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. From 1973 to 1983 he was a Design Engineer and subsequently a Group Leader with Marconi Space and Defence Systems, Portsmouth, England, specializing in digital signal processing and coding theory.  Since 1983 he has been a Lecturer in Communications Systems and Image Processing at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He was appointed to Professor of Signal Processing in 2007 and is head of the Signal Processing and Communications Research Group.