CSU academic named ICT Researcher of the Year 2017


Thursday 9 Nov 2017

Professor Paul and other ACS winnersThe Australian Computer Society (ACS) has awarded ICT Researcher of the Year 2017 to a Charles Sturt University (CSU) academic.

Award recipient Associate Professor Manoranjan Paul (pictured second from left) is Head of E-Health Research Group and Associate Professor in Computer Science in the CSU School of Computing and Mathematics.

Professor Paul's ICT Researcher of the Year 2017 award recognises his contribution across the wide range of research areas such as video technology, e-health, data science, computer vision, medical imaging, machine learning in terms of citations, publications, grants, impact on his organisation, industry and the wider community.

The ACS held the Reimagination17 event in Sydney on Thursday 2 November following a leadership summit that brought together business leaders, government, research, and educational sectors.

Professor Paul said the ACS is a professional body representing the information and communication technologies (ICT) industry, and is the accrediting body for the sector.

"The ACS performs an important role in assuring the continuing high quality of education for the ICT profession in Australia," Professor Paul said.

"The awards recognise this high-quality standard." Associate Professor Paul added.

As Australia's leading ICT research university, recognition of CSU by the peak industry body reflects the University's commitment to giving students and graduates the information and skills needed to capture outstanding career opportunities.

"This award is a formal recognition of the outstanding performance of Charles Sturt University in the area of information and communication technology," Professor Paul said.


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