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Dr Hongying Meng is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences, Brunel University London where he joined in as a lecturer in 2011. Before that, he held research positions in several UK universities including University College London (UCL), University of York, University of Lincoln, University of Dundee and University of Southampton. He received his Ph.D. degree in Communication and Electronic Systems from Xi’an Jiaotong University and was a lecturer in Electronic Engineering Department of Tsinghua University in China.

Dr Meng has a wide research interests including digital signal processing, machine learning, human computer interaction, computer vision, embedded systems and communications. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Member of Engineering Professors’ Council (UK), and a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (HEA).



  • Senior Lecturer in Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence
  • Course Director of Transnational Education (TNE) Programs (CQUPT, China)
  • Level 2 Coordinator of Engineering Courses at Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering 
  • College International Strategy Group

Membership of research centres at Brunel


Newest selected publications

Liu, S., Liu, J., Zhao, Q., Cao, X., Li, H., Meng, H., et al. (2019) 'Discovering Influential Factors in Variational Autoencoder.'. CoRR, abs/1809.01804.Open Access Link

Journal article

Lei, T., Jia, X., Zhang, Y., Liu, S., Meng, H. and Nandi, A. (2018) 'Superpixel-based Fast Fuzzy C-Means Clustering for Color Image Segmentation'. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems. ISSN: 1063-6706 Open Access Link

Journal article

Zhang, Z., Chen, T., Meng, H., Liu, G. and Fu, X. (2018) 'SMEConvNet: A Convolutional Neural Network for Spotting Spontaneous Facial Micro-Expression from Long Videos'. IEEE Access, 6. pp. 71143 - 71151. ISSN: 2169-3536 Open Access Link

Journal article

Zhang, G., Liu, Q., Shi, Y. and Meng, H. (2018) 'An Ensemble Classifier Based on Three-Way Decisions for Social Touch Gesture Recognition'.International Conference on Sensing and Imaging. Shanghai, China. 16 - 22 June. Springer. pp. 370 - 379. ISSN: 0302-9743 Open Access Link

Conference paper

Cosmas, JP., meunier, B., Ali, K., Jawad, N., Salih, M., Meng, H., et al. (2018) 'A Scalable and License Free 5G Internet of Radio Light Architecture for Services in Homes & Businesses'.Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting. Valencia, Spain. 8 - 8 June. IEEE. pp. 1 - 6. ISSN: 2155-5044 Open Access Link

Conference paper
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