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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

There are PhD opportunities open in creation of innovative embedded systems: - New Edge Computing Solutions for Machine Learning - Physical Layer Security Approaches for Internet-of-Things - Advanced Data Analysis for Manufacturing Applications

1988 …2019

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Personal profile

Research Interests

Roger is Research Director for the Electronics and Computer Engineering Cluster in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. His research interests includes computing systems archiectures particularly those involving Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology, innovative telecommunications hardware platforms and acceleration of Big Data analytics.

Teaching

Roger's main teaching area is in the implementation of digital systems. He also runs the 3rd year "Engineering Entrepreneurship" module which involves students going through all of the processes of setting up a company to commercialise an engineering product. 

Achievements

  • Founder and Chief Scientist of Analytics Engines a company which provides the business backbone for data analytics and management with the world’s most flexible, scalable data platform and which won the “ITLG Emerging Technology Award 2013” at the Global Technology Leaders Summit in the US.

  • Leadership role in establishing the EFuturesthe academic community engaged in all aspects of electroncis research in technology/design.

  • Designer of a number of innovative microchips with industry some of which were used in commercial standards conversion technology.

  • Advisory board member to the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on the Design and Implementation of Signal Processing Systems.

  • Expert on STEM to the Northern Ireland Assembly.

  • Vice-Chairman of the Engineering Policy Group Northern Ireland since 2012.

  • General chair of the International Conference on Field Programmable Logic (FPL2001), Applied Reconfigurable Computing (ARC2009, ARC2011) and the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (USA, Nov. 2014).

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Projects

Research Output

An Investigation of Using Loop-back Mechanism for Channel Reciprocity Enhancement in Secret Key Generation

Peng, L., Li, G., Zhang, J., Woods, R., Liu, M. & Hu, A., 01 Mar 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. 18, 3, p. 507-519 13 p., 8370120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 9 Citations (Scopus)
    209 Downloads (Pure)

    Evaluation of FPGA Partitioning Schemes for Time and Space Sharing of Heterogeneous Tasks

    Minhas, U., Woods, R. & Karakonstantis, G., 31 Mar 2019, International Symposium on Applied Reconfigurable Computing TU Darmstadt 09 - 11 April 2019. Springer, (Lecture Notes in Computer Science ).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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  • FPGA-based Processor Acceleration for Image Processing Applications

    Siddiqui, F., Amiri, S., Minhas, U. I., Deng, T., Woods, R., Rafferty, K. & Crookes, D., 13 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Imaging. 5, 1, 22 p., 16.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    204 Downloads (Pure)
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  • 78 Downloads (Pure)

    Optimisation of System Throughput Exploiting Tasks Heterogeneity on Space Shared FPGAs

    Minhas, U., Woods, R. & Karakonstantis, G., 05 Oct 2019, (Accepted) International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology. IEEE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Prizes

    £25k HiTech/ Entrepreneurship Award

    Roger Woods (Recipient), Sep 2010

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Enterprise Ireland Academic Award

    Roger Woods (Recipient), 08 Jun 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Queens University Belfast Students Union Awards 2018

    Karen Rafferty (Recipient) & Roger Woods (Recipient), 01 Apr 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Queen's University Teaching Awards 2018

    Karen Rafferty (Recipient), Roger Woods (Recipient), Sandra Scott-Hayward (Recipient) & Neil Buchanan (Recipient), 01 Jun 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    Meeting The Challenges of an Ageing Society

    Roger Woods (Advisor)
    17 Feb 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    15th International Symposium on Applied Reconfigurable Computing

    Roger Woods (Conference committee co-chair)
    01 May 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Big Data conference

    Roger Woods (Participant)
    24 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Big Data Week

    Roger Woods (Chair)
    18 Oct 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    IEEE International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling and Simulation

    Roger Woods (Member of programme committee)
    15 Jul 201819 Jul 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Press / Media

    Big Data conference is a Titanic success

    Roger Woods

    20/10/2017

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Analytics Engines | Stephen McKeown | Invest NI Support

    Roger Woods

    08/05/2013

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Impact

    Applications of Novel Speech and Audio-Visual Processing Research

    Ming Ji (Participant), Ramji Srinivasan (Participant), Daniel Crookes (Participant), Darryl Stewart (Participant), Niall McLaughlin (Participant), Roger Woods (Participant)

    Impact: Economic Impact, Health Impact

    Thesis

    FPGA-based Programmable Embedded Platform for Image Processing Applications

    Author: Siddiqui, F. M., 11 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Woods, R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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