Professor of Mathematics and Computations at the school of Computing, University of Buckingham, UK. He graduated from Baghdad University (BSc & MSc in Mathematics) and holds a PhD in Mathematics from University of Swansea. Held academic posts at several universities (Swansea, De Montfort, City University-London, Fachhochschule Wedel–Germany, and Basrah & Sulaimani Universities in Iraq). Research interest cover includes Computational Geometry & Topology, Topological Image Analysis for tamper detection and tumour classification, Biometrics Recognition (Face & Gait), Privacy and Security of multimedia and Biometric templates, and Machine learning for tumour diagnostics. Published more than 160 research papers in refereed journals/conferences, and supervised over 29 PhD theses in Mathematics and Computing. Participated in EU projects (SecurePhone & BroadWan), and innovate-UK funded KTP industry projects, and collaborates with several EU institutes. Is a joint chair of an SPIE conference held annually in US.