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Dr Tomas Piatrik is a senior postdoctoral researcher in the Multimedia and Vision (MMV) Research Group at Queen Mary University of London. His research interests include multimedia analysis, retrieval, machine learning, biologically inspired computing, and video analysis for security and video surveillance domain. He has published over 30 technical papers and reports in various international conferences and book chapters. He has actively participated in several EU funded research projects including K-Space, MESH, PetaMedia, 3DLife, Cubrik and support actions SALA+, NextMedia, Eternals and Conecta2020. His recent research activities in MMV have been focused on video analytics in surveillance as part of the work for EU FP7 Security projects VideoSense, Advise, LASIE and H2020 project SafeShore. Furthermore, he is an organiser of the annual grand challenges on Visual Privacy and in Surveillance and DroneProtect under the MediaEval benchmarking initiative since 2012.