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About Professor Philip Ogunbona

Philip was educated in Nigeria where he obtained the BSc(Hons)(1st Class) (Electronic and Electrical Engineering) from the University of Ife (now named Obafemi Awolowo University). He studied at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College of Science, Medicine and Technology, University of London and obtained the DIC and PhD for research conducted in the field of Image Processing.
In 2004, Philip returned to the University of Wollongong, School of Information Technology and Computer Science (later Computer Science and Software Engineering), as Professor and Head of School. In January 2009 he was appointed Dean of Informatics
Field of Study: Machine learning, pattern recognition, image and signal processing
Professional Activities and Affiliations:
• Member, UOW Advisory Committee
• Senior member, Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers
• Member, IEEE NSW Committee
• Chair, IEEE Joint Chapter of the Communications and Signal Processing
• Fellow, Australian Computer Society
• Member, Australian Council of Deans of ICT
• Lab Director, ICT Research Institute
Current Research Students:
• Hongda Tian : Vision-based smoke detection
• Ce Zhan : Object Detection Based on Limited Training Data
• Duc Thanh Nguyen : Human Detection from Images and Videos
• Hooman Shidanshidi : Immersive Multimedia


Present Dean, Faculty of Informatics, University of Wollongong

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Contact Information

Building 3, Room 120
Ph: +61 2 4221 3843
Fax: +61 2 4221 4843


Journal Articles (31)

Conference Papers (52)