Professor Nishan Canagarajah

BA (Hons) PhD

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Job title: Pro Vice-Chancellor
Organisation: University of Bristol
Tags: Advisor, SAN

Professor Nishan Canagarajah was born and educated in Sri Lanka and then received his BA (Hons) and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cambridge, UK in 1989 and 1993 respectively. He joined the University of Bristol in 1993 and became a Professor of Multimedia Signal Processing in 2004. He has served as the Faculty of Engineering Research Director (2006-2009), Head of Department of Computer Science (2009-2010), Head of Merchant Venturers School of Engineering (2010-2011) and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (2011-2014).

Nishan took up the post of Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise in August 2014 where he has overall responsibility for all research and enterprise activities.