Areas of expertise
- Biomedical Engineering
- Computing, Simulation & Modelling
- Defence Sensors
- Instrumentation, Sensors and Measurement Science
- Sensor Technologies
Peter Yuen started his career with Asahi Kasei Industry Co. Ltd., Fuji, Japan in 1997 as a Chief scientist before moving to the UK in 1999 to take up a position as Principal Scientist for the Defence Evaluation Research Agency (later QinetiQ) at Winfrith. In 2003 he moved to BAE Systems as a Senior Principal Scientist at their Advanced Technology Centre in Bristol.
Peter joined Cranfield University in 2007 as a Senior Lecturer in Electro-Optics and Remote Sensing and was promoted to Reader in 2013.
Peter is the holder of several distinguished visiting positions in the People's Republic of China:
- 2013-present: Visiting Professor in Spectral Sensing, Dalian Polytechnic University
- 2012-present: Distinguished Professor in Remote Sensing, Nanchang HangKong University
- 2011-present: Visiting Professor in Electro-Optics and Hyperspectral Imaging, South West University, Chongqing.
He is affiliated to the following professional organisations:
- Fellow of Institute of Physics (FInstP) since 2002
- Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (FIMA) since 2002
- Chartered Mathematics (CMath) since 1999
- Chartered Physicist (CPhy) since 1991.
Peter Yuen is a Reader in electro-optics and remote sensing. He has 28 years of research experiences in academia and both corporate and government laboratories. Peter has 72 journal and conference publications in the areas of:
- semiconductor physics
- defence science
- electro-pptics including image processing
- remote sensing
- hyperspectral imaging
- machine vision.
Peter has expertise in the following areas of hyperspectral and multispectral remote sensing:
- diffuse optical imaging for biomedical applications, eg in-vivo blood oxygenation assessment, tumour classification, affective computing
- next generation snap shot high throughput multispectral imaging systems
- spectral constancy including shadow removal
- band selections
- tomography including x-ray back scatter imaging
- topological and hyperspectral algorithm development for target detection in natural and urban environments
- hyperspectral diffused optical tomography for target recognition in undersea environments
- trace detection of impurities in water using nanoplasmonic spectral differential absorption LIDAR (LIght raDAR).
He is also active in the area of machine vision:
- colour constancy to improve image visualisation
- real time people tracking in multiple CCTV networks using colour constancy and tone compression
- automatic target recognitions using cortex-like machine vision
- compressive coded aperture imaging
- high speed imaging - textural and spectral sensing for classification of small grains of targets.
- Electro Magnetic Remote Sensing Defence Technology Centre
- Systems Engineering for Autonomous Systems (SEAS) Defence Technology Centre
- Home Office
- Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure
- Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
- European Defence Agency
- Lockheed Martin
- British Transport Police
- EPSRC-Technology Strategy Board
- Procter & Gamble
- Counter Terrorism Centre
- Nanchang Hang Kong University
- Dalian Polytechnic University
- Zhejiang University
- Hangzhou Denzi University
- South West University
Articles In Journals
- Zahidi UA, Yuen PWT, Piper J & Godfree PS (2020) An end-to-end hyperspectral scene simulator with alternate adjacency effect models and its comparison with cameoSim, Remote Sensing, 12 (1) Article No. 74.
- Can X, Jiang H, Yuen P, Khan ZA & C Yao (2020) MHW-PD: a robust rice panicles counting algorithm based on deep learning and multiscale hybrid window, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 173 (June) Article No. 105375.
- Chen W, Yang Z, Ren J, Cao J, Cai N, Zhao H & Yuen P (2020) MIMN-DPP: Maximum-information and minimum-noise determinantal point processes for unsupervised hyperspectral band selection, Pattern Recognition, 102 Article No. 107213.
- Tschannerl J, Ren J, Zhao H, Kao FJ, Marshall S & Yuen P (2019) Hyperspectral image reconstruction using multi-colour and time-multiplexed LED illumination, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 121 (October) 352-357.
- Ghahremani M, Liu Y, Yuen P & Behera A (2019) Remote sensing image fusion via compressive sensing, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 152 (June) 34-48.
- Chatterjee A & Yuen PWT (2019) Endmember learning with k-means through SCD model in hyperspectral scene reconstructions, Journal of Imaging, 5 (11) Article No. 85.
- Chatterjee A & Yuen PWT (2019) Sample selection with SOMP for robust basis recovery in sparse coding dictionary learning, IEEE Letters of the Computer Society, 2 (3) 28-31.
- Zahidi UA, Chatterjee A & Yuen PW (2019) A radiative transfer model-based multi-layered regression learning to estimate shadow map in hyperspectral images, Machine Learning and Knowledge Extraction, 1 (3) 904-927.
- Tschannerl J, Ren J, Yuen P, Sun G, Zhao H, Yang Z, Wang Z & Marshall S (2019) MIMR-DGSA: unsupervised hyperspectral band selection based on information theory and a modified discrete gravitational search algorithm, Information Fusion, 51 (November) 189-200.
- Ding M, Yuen PW, Piper J, Godfree P, Chatterjee A, Zahidi U, Selvagumar S, James D & Richardson M (2019) Design of a tunable snapshot multispectral imaging system through ray tracing simulation, Journal of Imaging, 5 (1) Article No. 9.
- Qiao T, Yang Z, Ren J, Yuen P, Zhao H, Sun G, Marshall S & Benediktsson J A (2018) Joint bilateral filtering and spectral similarity-based sparse representation: A generic framework for effective feature extraction and data classification in hyperspectral imaging, Pattern Recognition, 77 (May) 316-328.
- Zabalza J, Qing C, Yuen P, Sun G, Zhao H & Ren J (2018) Fast implementation of two-dimensional singular spectrum analysis for effective data classification in hyperspectral imaging, Journal of The Franklin Institute - Engineering and Applied Mathematics, 355 (4) 1733-1751.
- Wang Y & Yuen P (2017) Image dehazing based on partitioning reconstruction and entropy-based alternating fast-weighted guided filters, Optical Engineering, 56 (5) Article No. 53111.
- Chen T, Yuen P, Richardson MA, She Z & Liu G (2015) Wavelength and model selection for hyperspectral imaging of tissue oxygen saturation, Imaging Science Journal, 63 (5) 290-295.
- Chen T, Yuen P, Richardson M, Liu G & She Z (2014) Detection of psychological stress using a hyperspectral imaging technique, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 5 (4) 391-405.
- Soori U, Yuen PWT, Han JW, Ibrahim I, Chen WT,, Hong K, Merfort C & James D & Richardson MA (2013) Target recognitions in multiple-camera closed-circuit television using color constancy, Optical Engineering, 52 (4) 047202-1-047202-15.
- Soori U, Yuen PWT, Ibrahim I, Han JW, Hong K, Chen WT, Merfort C, James D & Richardson M (2013) Target recognitions in multiple camera CCTV using colour constancy, Optical Engineering, 52 (4) Article No. 047202.
- Ibrahim I, Yuen P, Hong K, Chen T, Soori U, Jackman J & Richardson M (2012) Illumination invariance and shadow compensation via spectro-polarimetry technique, Optical Engineering, 51 (10).
- Tsitiridis A, Richardson M & Yuen PWT (2012) Salient feature-based object recognition in cortex-like machine vision, Engineering Intelligent Systems, 20 (1-2) 59-72.
- Jackman J, Richardson M, Butters B, Walmsley R, Yuen P & James D (2011) Simulating pre-emptive countermeasures of varying performance against a Man-Portable Air-Defence (MANPAD) system with a track angle bias counter-countermeasure (CCM), Infrared Physics and Technology, 54 (2) 121-129.
- Ibrahim I, Yuen P, Tsitiridis A, Hong K, Chen T, Soori U, Jackman J, James D & Richardson M Spectral constancy on hyperspectral imageries, Defence S&T Technical Bulletin, 4 (1) 19-30.
- Jackman James, Richardson Mark, Butters Brian, Walmsley Roy, Millwood Nic, Yuen Peter & James David (2010) The Effect of Pre-emptive Flare Deployment on First Generation Man-Portable Air-Defence (MANPAD) Systems, Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, 7 (3) 181-189.
- Yuen PWT & Richardson M (2010) An introduction to hyperspectral imaging and its application for security, surveillance and target acquisition, Imaging Science Journal, 58 (5) 241-253.
- Yuen P, Ibrahim I, Hong K, Chen T, Tsitiridis A, Kam F, Jackman J, James D & Richardson M Classification enhancements in hyperspectral remote sensing using atmospheric correction preprocessing technique, Defence S&T Technical Bulletin, 2 (2) 91-99.
- Yuen P (2003) Surface and interface roughness studies by grazing incidence x-ray scattering method, Transactions- Materials Research Society of Japan, 28 3-6.
- Yuen PWT (2001) Measurement of extreme weak signal embedded in large non-stationary background typical of earth’s magnetic field, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 226-230 Part 2 (May) 1273-1277.
- Yuen P (2001) Measurement of extreme weak signal embedded in large non-stationary background typical of earth's magnetic field, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 226-230 1273-1277.
- Matsuno SY, Kuba M, Nayuki T & Soga S and Yuen PWT (2000) Microstructural characterisation of thin films and surfaces by a new grazing incident x-ray diffractometer, Rigakuryoho Kagaku, 17 (2).
- Pullin MJ, Hardaway HR, Heber JD, Phillips CC, Yuen WT, Stradling RA & Moeck P (1999) Room-temperature InAsSb strained-layer superlattice light-emitting diodes at λ = 4.2 μm with AlSb barriers for improved carrier confinement, Applied Physics Letters, 74 (16) 2384-2386.
- Tang PJP, Hardaway H, Heber J, Phillips CC, Pullin MJ, Stradling RA, Yuen WT & Hart L (1998) Efficient 300K light-emitting diodes at λ 〜 5 and 〜 8 μm from InAs/In(As1-xSbx) single quantum wells, Applied Physics Letters, 72 (26) 3473-3475.
- Li YB, Bain DJ, Hart L, Livingstone M, Ciesla CM, Pullin MJ, Tang PJP, Yuen WT, Galbraith I, Phillips CC, Pidgeon CR & Stradling RA (1997) Band alignments and offsets in In(As,Sb)/InAs superlattices, Physical Review B (Condensed Matter), 55 (7) Article No. 4589.
- Tang PJP, Pullin MJ, Li YB, Phillips CC, Stradling RA, Chung SJ, Yuen WT, Hart L, Bain DJ & Galbraith I (1996) A magneto-photoluminescence investigation of the band offset between InAs and arsenic-rich In(As,Sb) alloys, Applied Physics Letters, 69 (17) 2501-2503.
- Dizhur EM, Itskevich ES, Kashirskaya LM, Voronovsky AN, Malik T, Stradling RA & Yuen WT (1996) Galvanomagnetic measurements of the 2D electron-hole gas in GaSb/InAs/GaSb quantum wells at pressures up to 2.5 Gpa, Physica Status Solidi B, 198 (1) 289-294.
- Rahman F, Thornton TJ, Huber R, Cohen LF, Yuen WT & Stradling RA (1996) Superconductor-semiconductor interaction effects in mesoscopic hybrid structures, Physical Review B (Condensed Matter), 54 (19) Article No. 14026.
- Artus L, Stradling RA, Li Y, Webb S, Yuen WT & Chung S (1996) Raman scattering from optical phonons in InAs1-xSbx/InAs strained-layer superlattices, Physical Review B (Condensed Matter), 54 (23) Article No. 16373.
- Ding M, Yuen PWT & Richardson MA (2018) Design of single prism coded aperture snapshot spectral imager using ray tracing simulation. In: 2018 IEEE British and Irish Conference on Optics and Photonics (BICOP), Royal Society, London, 12-14 December 2018.
- Piper J, Yuen P, Godfree P, Ding M, Soori U, Selvagumar S & James D (2016) Comparative noise performance of a coded aperture spectral imager. In: Emerging Imaging and Sensing Technologies, Edinburgh, 28-29 September 2016.
- Tsitiridis A, Yuen PWT, Ibrahim I, Soori U, Chen T, Hong K, Wang ZJ, James D & Richardson M (2011) Enhanced object recognition in cortex-like machine vision.
- Chen T., Yuen P., Hong K., Ibrahim I., Tsitiridis A., Soori U., Jackman J., James D. & Richardson M. (2011) Assessment of tissue blood perfusion in-vitro using hyperspectral and thermal imaging techniques. In: 5th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, (iCBBE) 2011, Wuhan, 10-12 May 2011.
- Soori U, Yuen P, Ibrahim I, Han J, Tsitiridis A, Hong K, Chen T, Jackman J, James D & Richardson M (2011) Colour invariant target recognition in multiple camera CCTV surveillance. In: Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting VII; Optical Materials in Defence Systems Technology VIII; and Quantum-Physics-based Information Security, Prague, 19-21 September 2011.
- Tsitiridis A, Yuen P, Hong K, Chen T, Ibrahim I., Jackman J, James D & Richardson M (2010) An improved Cortex-like neuromorphic system for target recognitions. In: Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting VI and Optical Materials in Defence Systems Technology VII, Toulouse, 20-23 September 2010.
- Jackman J, Richardson M, Yuen P, James D, Butters B, Walmsley R & Millwood N (2010) Effect of payload size on pre-emptive flare countermeasure against Man-Portable Air-Defence (MANPAD) system. In: Technologies for Optical Countermeasures VII, Toulouse, 22-23 September 2010.
- Jackman J., Richardson M., Butters B., Walmsley R., Millwood N., Yuen P. & James D. (2010) Effect of pre-emptive flares on Man-Portable Air-Defence (MANPAD) systems with a track angle bias counter-countermeasure (CCM). In: Technologies for Optical Countermeasures VII, Toulouse, 22-23 September 2010.
- Ibrahim I, Yuen P, Tsitiridis A, Hong K, Chen T, Jackman J, James D & Richardson M. (2010) Illumination independent object recognitions in hyperspectral imaging. In: Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting VI and Optical Materials in Defence Systems Technology VII, Toulouse, 20-23 September 2010.
- Yuen P, Tsitiridis A, Hong K, Chen T, Kam F, Jackman J, James D & Richardson M (2009) A cortex like neuromorphic target recognition & tracking in cluttered background. In: 3rd International Conference on Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP 2009), London, 3 December 2009.
- Jackman J, Richardson M, Butters B, Walmsley R, Millwood N, Yuen P & James D (2009) Analysis of first generation MANPAD attacks on fast jets. In: Technologies for Optical Countermeasures VI, Berlin, 31 August - 1 September 2009.
- Hong K, Yuen P, Chen T, Tsitiridis A, Kam F, Jackman J, James D, Richardson M, Oxford W, Piper J, Thomas F & Lightman S (2009) Detection and classification of stress using thermal imaging technique. In: SPIE: Optics and photonics for counterterrorism and crime fighting V, Berlin, 31 August - 1 September 2009.
- Yuen P, Hong K, Chen T, Tsitiridis A, Kam F, Jackman J, James D, Richardson M, Williams L, Oxford W, Piper J, Thomas F & Lightman S (2009) Emotional & physical stress detection and classification using thermal imaging technique. In: 3rd International Conference on Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP 2009), London, 3 December 2009.
- Chen T, Yuen P, Hong K, Tsitiridis A, Kam F, Jackman J, James D, Richardson M, Oxford W, Piper J, Thomas F & Lightman S (2009) Remote sensing of stress using Electro-optics imaging technique. In: SPIE: Optics and photonics for counterterrorism and crime fighting V, Berlin, 31 August - 1 September 2009.
- Phillips CC , Tang PJP , Pullin MJ, Hardaway HR, Chung SJ, Yuen WT, Stradling RA, Li YB & Hart L (1997) Room temperature LED's for the mid-infrared based on In(As,Sb) strained layer superlattices. In: Infrared Applications of Semiconductors - Materials, Processing and Devices, 1996, Boston, 2-5 December 1996.
- Liu Y, Yang L, Han J, Lu B, Yuen P, Zhao Y & Song R (2017) Engaging students for the learning and assessment of the advanced computer graphics module using the latest technologies. In: International Conference on Education and New Development, Lisbon, 24-26 June 2017.