Professor Richard Bowden


Associate Dean (Doctoral College), Professor of Computer Vision and Machine Learning
BSc, MSc, PhD, SMIEEE, FHEA, FIAPR

Biography

Areas of specialism

Sign and gesture recognition; Deep learning; Cognitive Robotics; Activity and action recognition; Lip-reading; Machine Perception; Facial feature tracking; Autonomous Vehicles; Computer Vision; AI

University roles and responsibilities

  • Associate Dean (Doctoral College)
  • Professor of Computer Vision and Machine Learning

My qualifications

1993
BSc degree in computer science
University of London
1995
MSc degree with distinction
University of Leeds
1999
PhD degree in computer vision
Brunel University

Previous roles

2015 - 2016
Postgraduate Research Director for Faculty
University of Surrey
2013 - 2014
Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship
Royal Society
2012
General chair
BMVC2012
2012
Track chair
ICPR2012
2008 - 2011
Reader
University of Surrey
2010
General Chair
Sign, Gesture, Activity 2010
2003 - 2009
Senior Tutor for Professional Training
University of Surrey
2006 - 2008
Senior Lecturer
University of Surrey
2001 - 2006
Lecturer in Multimedia Signal Processing
University of Surrey
2001 - 2004
Visiting Research Fellow working with Profs Zisserman and Brady
University of Oxford
1998 - 2001
Lecturer in Image Processing
Brunel University
1997
General Chair
VRSig97

Affiliations and memberships

IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Learning
Associate Editor
Image and Vision Computing journal
Associate Editor
British Machine Vision Association (BMVA) Executive Committee
Previous member
British Machine Vision Association (BMVA) Executive Committee
Previous Company Director
Higher Education Academy
Fellow
IEEE
Senior Member
IAPR
Fellow
Media Contacts

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Research

Research interests

Research projects

Indicators of esteem

  • Awarded Fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition in 2016

  • Member of Royal Society’s International Exchanges Committee 2016

  • Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship

  • Sullivan thesis prize in 2000

  • Executive Committee member and theme leader for EPSRC ViiHM Network 2015

  • TIGA Games award for Makaton Learning Environment with Gamelab UK 2013

  • Appointed Associate Editor for IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 2013

  • Best Paper Award at VISAPP2012

  • Advisory Board for Springer Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

  • General Chair BMVC2012

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award ICCV 2011

  • Best Paper Award at IbPRIA2011

  • Main Track Chair (Computer & Robot Vision) ICPR2012, Japan

  • Appointed Associate Editor International Journal of Image & Vision Comp

My teaching

Supervision

Postgraduate research supervision

Postgraduate research supervision

My publications

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