Roumen Kountchev is a professor at the Faculty of Telecommunications, Department of Radio Communications and Video Technologies at the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. Prof. Kountchev has 342 papers published in magazines and proceedings of conferences (72 international); 15 books (7 international); 45 book chapters; 20 patents (3 international). He had been principle investigator of 38 research projects (6 international). At present he is a member of Euro Mediterranean Academy of Arts and Sciences, President of Bulgarian Association for Pattern Recognition; Editorial board member of: Intern. Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems; Intern. Journal Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience; KES Focus Group on Intelligent Decision Technologies; Egyptian Computer Science Journal; Intern. Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics and e-Health, and Intern. Journal Intelligent Decision Technologies.
Digital signal and image processing, image compression, multimedia watermarking, video communications, pattern recognition and neural networks.