Professor David Suter

 Position Senior Lecturer
 Org Unit School of Computer Science
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3661
 Location Floor/Room 4 22 ,  Ingkarni Wardli ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    David Suter holds a BSc (Applied Maths and Physics) and Dip. Education, both from The Flinders University of SA; Grad. Dip. Comp. from RMIT; and a PhD in Computer Science from La Trobe University.

    His appointments include Lecturer (1988-1991)  at La Trobe University Dept. of Computer Science and Computer Engineering; Senior Lecturer (1992-2000), Associate Professor (2001-2005), and Professor (2006-2008) at Monash University Dept. Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering; Professor (2008- ) at The University of Adelaide School of Computer Science. He also was a member of the Australian Research Council College of Experts (2008-2010).

    His administrative positions include: Member of Monash University Council (2003-2004); Associate Dean Research and Development Faculty of Engineering Monash University (2005); Vice-President of Academic Board Monash University (2006-2008); Head of School of Computer Science  The University of Adelaide (2009 -).

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  • Research Interests

    His research interests are in Image Processing, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, Video Processing, Video Surveillance, Film Restoration, and related areas.

  • Research Funding

    Professor Suter has held numerous Australian Research Council (ARC) Large grants and Discovery grants, as well as ARC  linkage (Industry and International). He has also carried out research contracts and consultancies for various companies and government research organisations. He has attracted well over $1.5million in research funding.

  • Professional Associations

    Professor Suter is a Senior Member of the IEEE, member of Australian Computer Society, and a member of the Australian Pattern Recognition Society (having held the Vice-Presidency of that Society in previous years). 

    He was a General co-Chair of Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV2002, Melbourne Australia) - a major international computer vision conference. He is General co-Chair for the upcoming International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP2013, Melbourne Australia) - one of the premiere and largest image processing conferences, sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society.

  • Media Expertise

    CategoriesEngineering, Information Technology
    ExpertiseImage processing; Computer Vision; Video Surveillance, Machine Learning; Artificial Intelligence; Robust Statistics; Image Analysis

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Entry last updated: Sunday, 25 Oct 2020

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