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Professor Sadka has over 20 years' worth of academic leadership and research expertise in the area of Visual Media Processing and Communications. He is the former Head of the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at Brunel University London (Oct 06 - Jul 12) and the Founding Director of the Centre for Media Communications Research (CMCR). He is currently the Director of the "Brunel Digital Science & Technology Hub" that comprises seven research centres with over £13M worth of live research funding. He has over 200 publications in refereed journals and conferences, 3 patents and a flagship textbook entitled "Compressed Video Communications". He has managed to attract over £12M worth of research grants and contracts and has so far supervised over 50 PhD students and Research Assistants to successful conclusion. He frequently serves on influential advisory boards, evaluation panels and international committees, and provides consultancy services to international Law firms in the area of Video Compression and 2D/3D Visual Media Systems. He served as an elected member on the Steering Board of New European Media (NEM) European technology platform (2011-14). He is widely supported by industry and has several enterpreneurial business engagements. He is a chartered engineer (CEng), Fellow of HEA, Fellow of IET and Senior Member of IEEE.


  • Director of Brunel Digital Science & Technology Hub
  • Director of Centre for Media Communications Research
  • Chair of ECE Industrial Advisory Panel
  • MEng coordinator

Newest selected publications

Belhi, A., Bouras, A., Alfaqheri, T., Aondoakaa, A. and Sadka, A. (2019) 'Investigating 3D holoscopic visual content upsampling using super resolution for cultural heritage digitization'. Signal Processing: Image Communication, 75. pp. 188 - 198. ISSN: 0923-5965 Open Access Link

Journal article

Abubakar, US. and Sadka, A. (2018) 'Optimisation Design and Development of Sensing Coil and Analog Signal Conditioning Electronics for Fluxgate Magnetometer Sensor'. Journal of Biosensors & bioelectronics, 9 (4). pp. 1 - 6. ISSN: 2155-6210 Open Access Link

Journal article

Sadka, AH., Swash, M. and Al Matrouk, B. (2018) 'Pa Innovative 3D Depth Map Generation From A Holoscopic 3D Image Based on Graph Cut Technique'. international journal on recent and innovation trends in computing and communication. ISSN: 2321-8169 Open Access Link

Journal article

Sadka, AH., Alfaqheri, T. and Nasri, S. (2018) '3D Holoscopic Imaging for Cultural Heritage Digitalisation'. International Journal on Recent and innovation trends in computing and communication, 6 (4). ISSN: 2321-8169 Open Access Link

Journal article

Al Amri, SQ. and Sadka, AH. (2018) 'The moderating role of personality traits on the relationship between behavioral intention and actual use of mobile government'. Proceedings of the European Conference on e-Government, ECEG. pp. 279 - 287. ISSN: 2049-1034

Conference paper
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