Assistant Professor

BSc    Computing and Management, Loughborough University.
MSc   Multimedia and Internet Computing, Loughborough University.
PhD  HDR Video Enhancement, Processing and Coding, Loughborough University.


Dr. Andrew N. J. Leonce is an Assistant Professor at the College of Technological Innovation at Zayed University. He received his PhD in Image Processing from Loughborough University, UK. His primary field of research is Computer Vision and Image Enhancement particularly with the use of High Dynamic Range images and videos. He also holds degrees in Computing and Management, Multimedia and Internet Computing, both of which compliment each other as connected technologies continue to converge. Before joining Zayed, Dr Andrew was a Software Engineer at ARM based in the UK.


Dubai Academic City, (Wing E-L1-020)


+9714 402 1797

Teaching Areas

• Knowledge Management
• IT Project Management
• Management of Information Systems

Research and Professional Activities

• Zakir, U., Leonce, A.N.J. and Edirisinghe, E.A., 2010, February. Road sign segmentation based on colour spaces: A Comparative Study. In Proceedings of the 11th Iasted International Conference on Computer Graphics and Imgaing, Innsbruck, Austria.

• Léonce, A.N.J., Wickramanayake, D.S. and Edirisinghe, E.A., 2011, January. An intelligent high dynamic range video codec for handheld devices. In 2011 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE).

• Léonce, A., Hsu, T.I., Wickramanayake, D.S. and Edirisinghe, E.A., 2012, June. High dynamic range video transmission and display using standard dynamic range technologies. In SPIE Photonics Europe (pp. 84361D-84361D). International Society for Optics and Photonics.

Research Interests:

Augmented Reality


Home Automation

Autonomous Vehicles and Aircraft

Green Technology

Image Processing