Clinton Fookes

Professor Clinton Fookes

AI Theme Leader

Clinton Fookes is a Professor in Vision & Signal Processing within the School of Electrical Engineering & Robotics of the Science and Engineering Faculty at QUT. He holds a BEng (Aerospace/Avionics), an MBA with a focus on technology innovation/management, and a PhD in the field of computer vision.

Clinton actively researches in the fields of computer vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence. He has developed technology and solutions for a range of applications with end-user benefits across video analytics, biometrics, national security, human-computer interaction, medical signal processing, digital agriculture, infrastructure monitoring, aviation security & screening, and other pattern recognition areas.

Clinton has published over 250 internationally peer-reviewed articles and has attracted over $20M of cash funding for fundamental and applied research from external competitive sources. This includes 10 Australian Category 1 grants funded from the Australian Research Council and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. He serves on the editorial boards for the Pattern Recognition Journal and the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a multi-award winning researcher including an Australian Institute of Policy and Science Young Tall Poppy, an Australian Museum Eureka Prize winner, Engineers Australia Engineering Excellence Award, and a Senior Fulbright Scholar.

Clinton’s background will allow him to contribute to a wide range of projects and put him in an ideal position to lead SmartSat’s AI Theme.

Professor Fookes can be contacted on [email protected]