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My name is George Azzopardi and I am tenure track assistant professor in the Information Systems group of the Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

Associate editor of 1. Pattern Recognition, 2. Pattern Recognition Letters, 3. SN Computer Science, & 4. Frontiers in Robotics and AI – Robot and Machine Vision

Other affiliation: University of Malta Download CV


With my current PhD candidates!




Research Interests
Core
  • Brain-inspired visual pattern recognition
  • Information retrieval
  • Predictive analysis
  • Anomaly detection
Applications
  • Medical, forensic, radio-astronomy and first-person image analysis
  • Smart farming
  • Sport science
  • Blockchain
Career
    ūüŹÜ 2023: Winner of the Ben Feringa Impact Award, University of Groningen
    2021 - to date: Tenure track assistant professor (1FTE), University of Groningen
    2017 - 2021: Joined appointment
      Tenure track assistant professor (0.8FTE), University of Groningen
      2019 - 2021: Senior AI Scientist (0.2FTE), Ziel NL, Groningen
      2017 - 2019: Senior AI Scientist (0.2FTE), KAIOS, Groningen
    2015 - 2017: Lecturer (1FTE), University of Malta (Malta)

    2012 - 2015: Joined appointment
      Researcher (0.2FTE), University of Groningen
      Scientific Innovator (0.8FTE), TNO
    2013: PhD cum laude in Computer Science, University of Groningen. Download thesis
    2008: MSc Advanced Methods in Computer Science, Queen Mary, University of London (UK)
    2007 - 2008: Algorithmic developer, Iteanova (Malta)
    2006: BSc (Hons) Computer Science and Information Systems, Goldsmiths College, University of London (UK)
    2004: Certificate in Banking and Financial Services, Chartered Institute of Bankers (Malta)
    2000 - 2007: Software developer, Bank of Valletta (Malta)