Serestina Viriri

University of KwaZulu-NatalSouth Africa

Serestina Viriri holds B.Sc. (Mathematics & Computer Science), M.Sc. (Computer Science), and Ph.D. (Computer Science). He is a full professor of Computer Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the former HoD of Computer Science in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science. Prof. Viriri has been in academia for about 25 years. His main research areas include Computer Vision, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Medical Image Analysis, Pattern Recognition, and other Image Processing related fields, such as biometrics, medical imaging, and nuclear medicine. He has published extensively in several Computer Vision-related accredited journals and international and national conference proceedings. Prof. Viriri serves as a reviewer for several Computer Vision-related journals. He has also served on program committees for numerous international and national conferences. He has supervised to completion 13 Ph.D. and 14 M.Sc. students to date. Prof. Viriri is an NRF rated researcher.

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