Soumyabrata Dev is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science, at University College Dublin. He is also affiliated with UCD Earth Institute, and an Academic Collaborator with ADAPT SFI Research Centre, Dublin.
Prior to joining UCD, Prof Dev was a postdoctoral researcher at ADAPT SFI Research Centre, based at Trinity College Dublin from 2017-2019, where he worked on an industry-affiliated project, in collaboration with Huawei Ireland Research Centre. During this period, he led the creation of a deep-learning based, advertisement detection and integration system for multimedia videos, useful for next-generation online publicity. This work was awarded the ‘Outstanding Academic Achievement of the Year’ at the 26th Annual Technology Ireland Industry Awards.
Prof Dev’s research interests are in the area of computer vision, image processing, and remote sensing. I use techniques from statistical machine learning and deep learning, to solve interdisciplinary computational problems in various fields of digital multimedia, atmospheric research, and solar and renewable energy.
He is currently working on the following research themes:
1: Solar Analytics
2: Cloud Imaging