Professor Michael Davies FREng

Jeffrey Hamilton Collins Chair in Signal and Image Processing, University of Edinburgh

Professor Michael Davies holds the Jeffrey Collins Chair in Signal and Image Processing at the University of Edinburgh, where he leads the Edinburgh Compressed Sensing Research Group.

He was Head of the Institute for Digital Communications in the School of Engineering between 2013 and 2016 and Director of the Joint Research Institute in Signal and Image Processing.

He is recognised internationally for pioneering advances in the processing of sub-Nyquist sampled data via sparse representations and has made major personal contributions to ‘compressed sensing’ of sensor data.