Reza Sahandi

Dr Reza Sahandi

  • 01202 965258
  • rsahandi at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Associate Professor
  • Poole House P417, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Dr Reza Sahandi is Associate Professor in the Department of Computing at Bournemouth University. He was Head of the Department of Creative Technology between 2011 and 2016. In October 2016 he reverted back to his Associate Professor post and moved to the Department of Computing. He led the rapid expansion of the Department of Creative Technology, which now offers 4 undergraduate and 3 postgraduate programmes.

Dr Sahandi was awarded his PhD from Bradford University in 1978. In 1987, he joined Buckinghamshire College of Brunel University and in 1989, promoted to a principal lecturer. He took up his appointment at BU in 1993 and was promoted to a senior academic in 1998, taking on the role of head of undergraduate programmes and subsequently postgraduate programmes. In 2007 he was promoted to Associate Dean and became acting head of the Electronics academic group, when he reformed it to the Creative Technology academic group. In 2008, he took on the role of head of academic development and resources...

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Journal Articles

  • Opara-Martins, J., Sahandi, M. and Tian, F., 2017. A Holistic Decision Framework to Avoid Vendor Lock-in for Cloud SaaS Migration. Computer and Information Science, Vol. 10 (No 3).
  • Kang, D., Tian, F. and Sahandi, R., 2017. Interactive illustration of collage for children with folktale e-book. JOURNAL OF VISUALIZATION, 20 (3), 639-650.
  • Alkhalil, A., Sahandi, R. and John, D., 2017. An exploration of the determinants for decision to migrate existing resources to cloud computing using an integrated TOE-DOI model. JOURNAL OF CLOUD COMPUTING-ADVANCES SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS, 6.
  • Alkhalil, A., Sahandi, M.R. and John, D., 2016. A Decision Process Model to Support Migration to Cloud Computing. International Journal of Business Information Systems, 24 (1), 102-126.
  • Opara-Martins, J., Tian, F. and Sahandi, R., 2016. Critical analysis of vendor lock-in and its impact on cloud computing migration: a business perspective. Journal of Cloud Computing - Advances, Systems and Applications, 5 (4).
  • Sahandi, R. and Taylor, J., 2015. The Effect of Culture on User Interface Design of Social Media - A Case Study on Preferences of Saudi Arabians on the Arabic User Interface of Facebook. International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, 9 (1), 107-111.
  • Sahandi R., Alkhalil A , Opara-Martins J, R., 2013. Cloud Computing From SMEs Perspective: A Survey-based Investigation. Journal of Information Technology Management, 24 (1), 43-49.
  • Alquraini, Sahandi, Noroozi, Taylor, 2013. Using perception of culture to optimize a digital library classification system – a case study. International Journal on Digital Libraries.
  • Sahandi, R., Sewell, P., Noroozi, S. and Hewitt, M., 2012. Remote Monitoring of Lower-Limb Prosthetic Socket fit using Wireless Technologies. Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 36, 50-56.
  • Sahandi, R., Roushan, G. and Heaslip, V., 2010. Remote patient monitoring to improve patient care on general hospital wards. Scope: Journal of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, 8-12.
  • Sahandi, R., Noroozi, S., Roushan, G., Heaslip, V. and Liu, Y., 2010. Wireless technology in the evolution of patient monitoring on general hospital wards. Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 34, 51-63.
  • Sahandi, R., 2010. Is wireless the answer? Hospital Information Technology Europe, 3, 18-21.
  • Sahandi, R., Vine, D.S.G. and Longster, J.A., 1998. Text-to-Visual Speech Synthesis. Informatica, Special issue: NLP & Multi-Agent Systems, 22, 445-450.

Books

  • Zhang, Y., Peng, L. and Youn, C.-H., 2016. Cloud Computing 6th International Conference, CloudComp 2015, Daejeon, South Korea, October 28-29, 2015, Proceedings. Springer.
  • Sahandi, M. and Tian, F., 2016. E-Learning and Games, 10th International Conference, Edutainment 2016, Hangzhou, China, April 14-16, 2016, Revised Selected Papers. Springer.

Chapters

  • Opara-Martins, J., Sahandi and Tian, F., 2016. Implications of Integration and Interoperability for Enterprise Cloud-Based Applications. Cloud Computing 6th International Conference, CloudComp 2015, Daejeon, South Korea, October 28-29, 2015, Proceedings. Springer.
  • Kang, D., Tian, F. and Sahandi, R., 2016. Educational Folktale E-book with Collage Illustratable Tool. 15-26.

Conferences

  • Tang, W., Smith, P., Watson, A. and Sahandi, M., 2016. Utilising Emotional Response within Dialogue Trees for Game-based Training. In: The 29th International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents 23-25 May 2016 Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Opara-Martins, J., Sahandi, R. and Tian, F., 2016. Implications of Integration and Interoperability for Enterprise Cloud-based Applications. In: 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing 28-30 October 2015 South Korea. Springer: Springer International Publishing.
  • Alkhalil, A., Sahandi, R. and John, D., 2016. A review of the current level of support to aid decisions for migrating to cloud computing.
  • Mansour, I., Sahandi, R., Cooper, K. and Warman, A., 2016. Interoperability in the heterogeneous cloud environment: A survey of recent user-centric approaches.
  • Yearp, A., Newell, D., Davies, P., Wade, R. and Sahandi, R., 2016. Wireless Remote Patient Monitoring System: Effects of Interference. 367-370.
  • Ramachandran, M., Sahandi, R., Prakoonwit, S. and Khan, W., 2016. Intelligent Safety Transport Framework for Schools: A Review of Route Planning and Tracking Systems.
  • Collins, J., Hisrt, W., Tang, W., Luu, C., Smith, P., Watson, A. and Sahandi, R., 2016. EDTree: Emotional Dialogue Trees for Game Based Training. 77-84.
  • Almakky, H., Sahandi, R. and Taylor, J., 2015. The Effect of Culture on User Interface Design of Social Media: A case study on preferences of Saudi Arabian on the Arabic user interface of Facebook. In: The XIII International Conference on Social Media and Cloud Computing (ICSMCC 2015) 13-14 January 2015 Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Opara-Martins, J., Sahandi, R. and Tian, F., 2015. A Business Analysis of Cloud Computing: Data Security and Contract Lock-in Issues. 665-670.
  • Opara-Martins, J., sahandi, R. and Tian, F., 2014. Critical Review of Vendor Lock-in and Its Impact on Adoption of Cloud Computing. In: International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2014) 10-12 November 2014 London, UK.
  • Alkhalil, A., Sahandi, R. and John, D., 2014. Migration to Cloud Computing: A Decision Process Model. In: Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems 17-19 September 2014 Varaždin, Croatia.
  • Alkhalil, A., Sahandi, R. and John, D., 2013. Migration to Cloud Computing - The Impact on IT Management and Security. In: International Workshop on Cloud Computing and Information Security (CCIS2013) 9-11 November 2013 Shanghai, China.
  • Alkhalil, A., Sahandi, R. and John, D., 2013. Migration to Cloud Computing-The Impact on IT Management and Security: An Exploration of Senior Technical and Security Professional Views. In: International Workshop on Cloud Computing and Information Security (CCIS 2013) 9-11 November 2013 , Shanghai, China.
  • Sahandi, M., 2013. SMEs Migration to Cloud Computing: Potential and Security. In: The13th IFIP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE’12 1-3 October 2012 Bournemouth, UK. Atlantis Press.
  • Sahandi, R., Roushan, G., Bell, G. and Robinson, P., 2010. Managing Intellectual Capital in UK Higher Education: A Student Perspective. In: Khavandkar, J., ed. 2nd International Conference on Intellectual Capital Management (IICM 2010) 6-7 October 2010 Zanjan University, Zanjan, Iran.
  • Roushan, G., Sahandi, R., Bell, G. and Robinson, P., 2010. Intellectual Capital Management in Higher Education Institutions. In: 2nd International Conference on Intellectual Capital Management (IICM 2010) 6-7 October 2010 Zanjan University, Zanjan, Iran.
  • Sahandi, R., 2010. Evolution of Wireless Technology and Remote Patient Monitoring. In: Contemporary Issues in Computer and Information Science Conference 1-3 June 2010 Zanjan University, Zanjan, Iran.
  • Sahandi, R. and Liu, Y., 2010. Channel Overlap Problems of ZigBee Networks for Remote Patient Monitoring on General Hospital Wards. In: International Conference on Communications and Mobile Computing (CMC 2010) 12-14 April 2010 Shenzhen, China. IEEE Computer Society.
  • Sahandi, R., 2010. Electronic Admission and Monitoring System for Patients. In: Confenis, International Advanced Symposium on Enterprise Integration and Information Architecture 10-11 March 2010 Kish, Iran..
  • Liu, Y. and Sahandi, R., 2009. Zigbee Network for Remote Patient Monitoring. In: 22nd International Symposium on Information, Communication and Automation Technologies 29-31 October 2009 Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina.
  • Liu, Y. and Sahandi, R., 2009. Zigbee Network for Remote Patient Monitoring. In: 22nd International Symposium on Information, Communication and Automation Technologies 29-31 October 2009 Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina.
  • Liu, Y. and Sahandi, R., 2008. Review of sensors for remote patient monitoring. In: Sixth IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering: BioMed 2008 13-15 February 2008 Innsbruck, Austria. Austria: ACTA Press, 408-413.
  • Fathy, M., Babaei, P. and Sahandi, R., 2002. Layered Video Compression Using Scalability In DCT Coefficients For Multicast Transmission. In: Third IEEE Conference on Information Technology ITCC 8-10 April 2002 Las Vegas, USA.
  • Fathy, M. and Sahandi, R., 2002. A Neural Architecture for Image Vector Quantization. In: 3rd International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (IEEE ITCC2002) 8-10 April 2002 Las Vegas, Nevada. USA: IEEE.
  • Vine, D.S.G. and Sahandi, R., 2000. Synthesis of Emotional Speech using RP-PSOLA. In: IEE Seminar on the State of the Art in Speech Synthesis 13 April 2000 London. IEE.
  • Roushan, G. and Sahandi, R., 2000. The Management Challenge of E-Business. In: BITWorld 2000 Conference 1-3 June 2000 Universidad Iberoamericana, Santa Fe, México City.
  • Vine, D.S.G. and Sahandi, R., 2000. Synthesising of Emotional Speech by concatenating Multiple Pitch Recorded Speech Units. In: ISCA Workshop on Speech and Emotion: A Conceptual Framework for Research 5-7 September 2000 Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Longster, J.A., Sahandi, R. and Vine, D.S.G., 1999. Prosody Generation and Segment Concatenation in the Time Domain. In: International Workshop: Speech and Computer (SPECOM'99) October 1999 Moscow, Russia.
  • Vine, D.S.G., Sahandi, R. and Longster, J.A., 1999. Recording Concatenative Units for Speech Synthesis using a Reference Pitch Prompt. In: International Workshop: Speech and Computer (SPECOM'99) October 1999 Moscow, Russia.
  • Vine, D.S.G., Longster, J.A. and Sahandi, R., 1999. Reference Pitch Prompting: A Recording Method For Concatenative Speech Synthesis. In: IEE Colloquium on Interactive Spoken Dialogue Systems for Telephony Applications 3 November 1999 London.
  • Macey, J.P., Sahandi, R., Zhang, J.J. and Comninos, P., 1999. NURBS Based Freeform Deformation Control of a Parametric Lip Model. In: Proceedings of Eurographics UK 17th Annual Conference: EG-UK99 13-15 April 1999 Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Cambridge UK: Eurographics UK Chapter, ??
  • Longster, J.A. and Sahandi, R., 1998. Facial Animation to Support Bi-modal Communication. In: The International Conference on Knowledge Transfer Through Multimedia & Virtual Reality 13-14 April 1998 National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt.
  • Macey, J.P. and Sahandi, R., 1998. An Evaluation of Low Cost Visual Speech Synthesis Systems. In: The International Conference on Knowledge Transfer Through Multimedia & Virtual Reality 13-14 April 1998 National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt,.
  • Sahandi, R. and Roushan, G., 1998. Multimedia in Education: Creating an Interactive Distributed Learning Environment. In: The 3rd International Conference on Multimedia Engineering and Education 7-9 July 1998 City University, Hong Kong.
  • Vine, D.S.G. and Sahandi, R., 1998. An Evaluation of Naturalness in Time-Domain Concatenative Speech Synthesis. In: The Speech and Hearing Conference November 1998 Windermere, Cumbria, UK..
  • Sahandi, R. and Vine, D.S.G., 1997. A Concatenation Framework for Test-to-Speech Synthesis using CVC Syllables. In: Speech and Language Technology Speech and Language Technology (SALT) Club Workshop on Evaluation in Speech and Language Technology 17-18 June 1997 Halifax Hall, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
  • Sahandi, R. and Vine, D.S.G., 1997. Text-to-Speech and Animation for Knowledge Transfer. In: KT ’97: International Conference on Knowledge Transfer July 1997 London.
  • Sahandi R., Alkhalil A , Opara-Martins J. SMEs Migration to Cloud Computing: Potential and Security. In: 13th IFIP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE’12 1-3 October 2012 Bournemouth.

PhD Students

  • Siti Aishah Mohd Selamat
  • Manoharan Ramachandran
  • May Aldoayan
  • Mohammed Alhajri
  • Haseeb Qureshi. A Framework for Integration of 5G and Cloud-computing
  • Hana Almakky. Facebook user interface design to suit the culture in Saudi Arabia
  • Justice Opara-Martins. Cloud Computing and E-Business: The Integration, Challenges and Opportunities

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Network Systems

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Media Devices and Networks

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Physics (Isfahan University, 1974)
  • MSc in Control Engineering (Bradford University, 1978)
  • PhD in Image Processing (Bradford University, 1987)

Memberships

  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and and Chartered Engineer (CEng), Member (1993-),
  • The Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Fellow,
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