Prof Stephen Marshall

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Personal statement

I am a Professor in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering where I am also Deputy Head of Department and Director of the Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI) Centre. The Centre carries out pure and applied research into all aspects of HSI and currently has 11 staff and researchers.

I am also the University's academic lead for the Verically Integrated Project (VIP) Program which brings together students, researchers and staff from across disciplines and academic years to tackle challenging problems.



Use of near- and mid-IR hyperspectral imaging for paint identification, as an aid for artwork authentication
Polak A., Stothard D.J.M., Kelman T., Murray P., Marshall S.
43rd Freiburg Infrared Colloquium, pp. 1-2, (2017)
Hyperspectral imaging combined with data classification techniques as an aid for artwork authentication
Polak Adam, Kelman Timothy, Murray Paul, Marshall Stephen, Stothard David J. M., Eastaugh Nicholas, Eastaugh Francis
Journal of Cultural Heritage, (2017)
Removal of specular reflections from image sequences using feature correspondences
M. Z. Abbas Shah Syed., Marshall S., Murray P.
Machine Vision and Applications, pp. 14, (2017)
Effective denoising and classification of hyperspectral images using curvelet transform and singular spectrum analysis
Qiao Tong, Ren Jinchang, Wang Zheng, Zabalza Jaime, Sun Meijun, Zhao Huimin, Li Shutao, Benediktsson Jon Atli, Dai Qingyun, Marshall Stephen
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing Vol 55, pp. 119-133, (2017)
Atmospheric correction and target detection in aerial hyperspectral imagery
Young Andrew, Marshall Stephen, Gray Alison, White Henry
Marine Enterprise Innovation Scotland Conference 2016, (2016)
Use of infrared hyperspectral imaging as an aid for paint identification
Polak A., Kelman T., Murray P., Marshall S., Stothard D.J.M., Eastaugh N., Eastaugh F.
Journal of Spectral Imaging Vol 5, pp. 1-10, (2016)

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I currently teach EE581/981 Video and Image Processing to level 5 and Masters students. I have previously taught electronic design, CAD and Computer Vision.

Research interests

  • Digital image processing and computer vision,
  • Hyperspectral Imaging,
  • non-linear image processing,
  • mathematical morphology,
  • digital image coding,
  • medical image processing,
  • genomic signal processing,
  • genetic algorithms and FPGAs.

Professional activities

IET Image Processing (Journal)
Associate Editor
Hyperspectral Imaging 2016
23rd European Signal Processing Conference, 2015 (EUSIPCO 2015)
Transforming Institutions: 21st Century Undergraduate STEM Education Conference
Hyperspectral Imaging and Applications Conference (HSI 2014)
Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing (IMVIP 2014)
Keynote/plenary speaker

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Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP 2016-2017 University of Strathclyde) | McDonald, Liam
Dobie, Gordon (Principal Investigator) Marshall, Stephen (Co-investigator) McDonald, Liam (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2016 - 01-Oct-2019
Multimodality image registration for hypoxia PET tracers studies
Marshall, Stephen (Principal Investigator) Ren, Jinchang (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2015 - 30-Sep-2019
Cost-effective medical hyperspectral imaging
Marshall, Stephen (Principal Investigator) McConnell, Gail (Co-investigator) McKee, David (Co-investigator) Ren, Jinchang (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Jul-2016 - 30-Jun-2018
16AGRITECHCAT5: Feasibility of a Hyper Spectral Crop Camera (HCC) for agriculture optimisation
Marshall, Stephen (Principal Investigator) Murray, Paul (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Jul-2016 - 31-Dec-2017
Remote oil spill detection and monitoring on ice-covered waters – Rosdam
Marshall, Stephen (Principal Investigator) Ren, Jinchang (Co-investigator)
Period 01-May-2016 - 30-Apr-2017
Industrial Case Account 2012 | Young, Andrew
Marshall, Stephen (Principal Investigator) Gray, Alison (Co-investigator) Young, Andrew (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2013 - 01-Apr-2017

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Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Royal College Building

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