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Joan Condell

Senior Lecturer
School of Computing, Engineering & Intelligent Systems
Ulster University


Dr Joan Condell is a senior lecturer in the School of Computing and Intelligent Systems in the Department of Computing and Engineering at Ulster University (Magee). Joan has contributed to Ulster University through teaching, research and innovation funded projects and awards; with a particular focus on commercialisation of research having founded and directed a spinout company 'HidInImage Ltd' from Ulster in 2012. She is also founder of other high-tech imaging and wearable innovative solutions. She teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She holds a BSc in Maths, Statistics and Computing from Ulster University, an MSc in Industrial Mathematics from the University of Strathclyde and a PhD in Maths and Theoretical Computing from the Ulster University. Joan is chair of the Imaging Group in the Trauma and Rehab Recognised Research Group within the Health Trust in Northern Ireland and a Core Member of the Computer Science Research Institute within Ulster. She has been a reviewer and programme committee member for a number of international scientific conferences, and international scientific journals. She is visiting scholar to international universities including the University of Western Ontario, University of Malaya and University of Technology Malaysia.

Research Interest

Her main research interests are in the areas of intelligent systems, mathematics and image processing with applications to security, health and robotics applications.


  • An overview of the benefits of peer mentoring for PASS leaders Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education Date: (2016)

  • Automatic Gait Recognition and its Potential Role in Counter-Terrorism Studies in Conflict & Terrorism Date: (2016)

  • Fusion of Random Walk and Discrete Fourier Spectrum Methods for Gait Recognition IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems Date: (2017)

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