Feng Dong is Professor of Visual Computing at the University of Bedfordshire. He joined the university in September 2007 from Brunel University. Prof Dong was awarded a PhD from Zhejiang University, where he became a member of academic staff at the State Key Lab of CAD and Computer Graphics, the leading computer graphics lab in China. He also worked as a lecturer at Lancaster University in the UK.
Prof Dong has many research interests in computer graphics, medical visualisation and image processing. His recent work has also developed new areas in visual analytics, pattern recognition, image-based rendering and figure animation. He is leading a research team which has been involved in large scale research grants in healthcare and creative learning from national (UK) and internal (Europe) funding bodies. His team is working on big data management and storage on a cloud environment, mining and visualization of massive data, text mining and semantics of web information. He is currently the coordinator of two active European projects. He is also the Principal Investigator of external research funding over 2 million Euros.