Dr Piotr Dudek is is a Reader in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, leading the Microelectronics Design Lab. He is currently a Royal Academy of Engineering/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow.
He received his mgr inz degree from the Technical University of Gdansk, Poland, and the MSc and PhD degrees from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in 1996 and 2000 respectively. He worked as Research Associate, and since 2002 as a lecturer, at UMIST/The University of Manchester. He was a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics at the Gdansk University of Technology in 2015, and a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology during 2008/09.
He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the Chair of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Technical Committee on Sensory Systems. He is a member of IEEE CAS Technical Committees on Neural Systems, and on Cellular Neural Networks and Array Processing. He has been a member of Scientific Committees, Track Chair or Session Chair at many international conferences. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II and Review Editor for Frontiers in Neuroscience and an active reviewer for many journals and funding agencies. His work received several Best Paper and Best Demo awards at international conferences (ISCAS, IJCNN, CNNA), and he has given numerous keynote and invited talks, and examined PhD theses worldwide.
His research interest are in the area of integrated circuit design, especially vision sensors, cellular processor arrays, analogue and mixed-mode processing hardware, neuromorphic engineering and brain-inspired systems. He has published over 100 scientific papers and has current research grant funding of over £1M in these areas.