Elected: 2018
Discipline: Engineering
Professor Michael Evan Davies FREng FRSE

Jeffrey Hamilton Collins Professor of Signal and Image Processing, University of Edinburgh.

Professor Michael Davies holds the Jeffrey Collins Chair in Signal and Image Processing at the University of Edinburgh, where he leads the Edinburgh Compressed Sensing Research Group. He was Head of the Institute for Digital Communications in the School of Engineering between 2013 and 2016 and Director of the Joint Research Institute in Signal and Image Processing. Michael is recognised internationally for pioneering advances in the processing of sub-Nyquist sampled data via sparse representations and has made major personal contributions to ‘compressed sensing’ of sensor data.