Professor Ian Reid is an Australian Laureate Fellow and Professor of Computer Science at the University of Adelaide, where he has been since September 2012. Prior to that he was a Professor of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford, a post held in association with Exeter College where he was the senior Engineering tutor. Ian is Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision (ACVR), leads the Semantic Vision Theme, and directs the Adelaide node of the Centre.
He received a BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics with first class honours from University of Western Australia in 1987 and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 1988 in order to study at the University of Oxford, where he obtained a D.Phil. in 1992. Between then and 2000 when he was appointed to a Lecturership he held various Research Fellowship posts including an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship.
His research interests include active vision, visual navigation, visual geometry, human motion capture and intelligent visual surveillance, with an emphasis on real-time implementations whenever possible. He has published 150 papers on these topics in major journals and refereed conferences, with prize winning papers BMVC ’05, ’09, ’10, and CVPR ’08.
He serves on the program committees of various national and international conferences, on the editorial board of Image and Vision Computing and IEEE T-PAMI, and has led a number of EU, UK and Australian Research Council sponsored research projects.
You can view Professor Reid’s webpages here: Ian’s Webpages
ACRV Homepage: ACRV