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Dr Mohammad Swash
Lecturer in Digital Media


Dr Rafiq Swash joined the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, College Of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences, Brunel University London, UK in 2013. Before that, he held research positions in the area of multimedia search & retrieval systems, expert systems and 3D imaging & display systems at Brunel University London. He received his Ph.D. degree in Holoscopic 3D Imaging Systems: Camera / Processing / Display from Brunel University London, UK.  He is a member of IEEE, IET, IEEE Broadcast Technology Society, The Optical Society America (OSA), and The Society for Information Display (SID).

In the past, Dr Swash has worked as a senior software engineer, senior technical architect, technical director and chief technology officer in international gaming, financial and robotics industries.

Dr Swash has a wide research interests includes 3D imaging and display systems (3D cameras / 3D display / 3D processing), 3D virtual reality / augment reality, 3D computer vision, medical image processing & visualisation, multimedia search & retrieval, human-computer interaction design, interactive game design including serious games and gamification


  • Prestigious Vice-Chancellor\'s Doctoral Research Prize, Brunel University London: Prestigious Vice-Chancellor\'s Doctoral Research Prize for outstanding research contributions and achievements in the field, 2014
  • IEEE Broadcast Technology Society 2013 Best Paper Award: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013
  • First BEST poster presentation prize, Brunel Research Students Conference, ReSCon09, 2009
  • Chancellor prize and the Medal for excellence achievement, Brunel University London, 2008
  • Graham Hawkes prize for the best final year project, Brunel University London, 2008
  • Best UG Project Award in Electronic and Computer Engineering, Brunel University London, 2009
Professional Activities:
  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Member of Society for Information Display (SID)
  • Member of Optical Society America (OSA)

Member of IEEE Broadcast Technology Society

Newest selected publications

Xia, L., Sun, Y., Swash, R., Mohjazi, L., Zhang, L. and Imran, MA. (2022) 'Smart and Secure CAV Networks Empowered by AI-Enabled Blockchain: The Next Frontier for Intelligent Safe Driving Assessment'. IEEE Network, 36 (1). pp. 197 - 204. ISSN: 0890-8044 Open Access Link

Journal article

Chougan, M., Ghaffar, SH., Sikora, P., Chung, S-Y., Rucinska, T., Stephan, D., et al. (2021) 'Investigation of additive incorporation on rheological, microstructural and mechanical properties of 3D printable alkali-activated materials'. Materials and Design, 202. pp. 1 - 14. ISSN: 0261-3069 Open Access Link

Journal article

Liu, Y., Peng, M., Swash, MR., Chen, T., Qin, R. and Meng, H. (2021) 'Holoscopic 3D Microgesture Recognition by Deep Neural Network Model based on Viewpoint Images and Decision Fusion'. IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 51 (2). pp. 162 - 171. ISSN: 2168-2291 Open Access Link

Journal article

Liu, Y., Yang, S., Meng, H., Swash, MR. and Shan, S. (2020) 'A Novel pseudo viewpoint based Holoscopic 3D Micro-gesture Recognition'.ICMI '20: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MULTIMODAL INTERACTION. Virtual Event Netherlands. 25 ACM. pp. 77 - 81.Open Access Link

Conference paper

Alfaqheri, T., Aondoakaa, AS., Swash, MR. and Sadka, AH. (2020) 'Low-delay single holoscopic 3D computer-generated image to multiview images'. Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, 17 (6). pp. 2015 - 2027. ISSN: 1861-8200 Open Access Link

Journal article
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