Professor Shaogang (Sean) Gong FREng
Professor of Visual Computation, Queen Mary University of London
Professor Sean Gong is a computer vision and machine learning scientist. He pioneered person re-identification and video behaviour analysis for law enforcement. He served on the steering panel of the UK government Chief Scientific Adviser’s Science Review on Security.
He was awarded an Institution for Engineering and Technology Achievement Medal for Vision Engineering for outstanding achievement and superior performance in contributing to public safety. A commercial system built based on his research won an Aerospace Defence Security Innovation Award.