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Signal and Information Processing (SIP) Lab

About the SIP Lab


The Signal and Information Processing (SIP) Lab comprises faculty, post-doctoral researchers, PhD and MSc students working in the broad area of signal/information processing and machine learning involving images, videos and audio with applications to security and healthcare. Our research focus is on the following areas:

  • Image and video compression
  • Video analytics for surveillance and security
  • Face analysis
  • Emotion and behaviour analysis

Research at the SIP Lab is funded by various agencies from the UK, the European Union, and North America:

  • European Commission (EU) - Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions:
    • Career Integration Grant
    • Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK
  • Newton Fund International Collaboration Programme - Mexican Academy of Sciences
  • Warwick Ventures
  • Ministry of Defence - Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), UK


Dr Victor Sanchez
Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick
Email: v.f.sanchez-silva at
Tel: +44 (0) 24 7657 3887


  • 19/03/2021 We are organizing the Special Sessions at The 13th IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS2021)
    December 7-10, 2021, Montpellier, France
  • 01/02/2021 Congratulations to Amir Shirian on his accepted paper to IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
  • 02/02/2021 Congratulations to Dr Haoyi Wang on successfully completing his PhD.
  • 20/01/2021 Congratulations to

    Amir Shirian and Lee Prangnell on their accepted papers to ICASSP 2021

  • 28/12/2020 Congratulations to Debaleena Roy on her accepted paper to DCC 2021
  • 11/10/2020 Congratulations to

    Yuqi Ouyang on his accepted paper to ICPR 2021

  • 04/10/2020 We welcome our new PhD student, Guodong Shen
  • 04/10/2020 Congratulations to Dr Guha on her accepted paper on online face clustering to Multimedia Tools and Applications