Academic Staff

S_Gong Professor Shaogang Gong
McOwan Professor Peter McOwan
A_Cavallaro Professor Andrea Cavallaro
xt_head Dr. Tao Xiang (Reader)
song Dr. Yi-Zhe Song (Lecturer)
Hansard Dr. Miles Hansard (Senior Lecturer)

Research Staff

Xiatian Zhu Dr. Xiatian (Eddy) Zhu
Ryan Layne Dr. Ryan Layne

Research Students

HanxiaoWang Hanxiao Wang
Elyor Kodirov Elyor Kodirov
Li Zhang Li Zhang
Girmaw Abebe Tadesse Girmaw Abebe Tadesse
Yiming Wang Yiming Wang
Qian Yu Qian Yu
Jingya Wang(Kiya) Jingya Wang(Kiya)
Sandeep Sandeep Katragadda
Lingyun Zhao Lingyun Zhao
Qi Dong Qi Dong
Xiaobin Chang Xiaobin Chang
Jifei Song Jifei Song
Hang Su Hang Su
Ricardo Sánchez Matilla Ricardo Sánchez Matilla
Da Li Da Li
Wei Li Wei Li
Xu Lan Xu Lan
Zhiyi Cheng Zhiyi Cheng
Kaiyue Pang Kaiyue Pang
Conghui Hu Conghui Hu
Umar Muhammad Umar Riaz Muhammad

Visiting Students

Ying Zhang
Home Institute: Dalian University of Technology
Duration: 2016-2018
Arne Schumann
Home Institute: Fraunhofer
Duration: 2016
Feng Liu
Home Institute: Southeast University
Duration: 2015-2017
Shuxin Ouyang
Home Institute: Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Duration: 2014-2016
Lu Tian
Home Institute: Tsinghua University
Duration: 2014
Xiaolong Ma
Home Institute: Tsinghua University
Duration: 2014
Taiqing Wang
Home Institute: Tsinghua University
Duration: 2013
Chunxiao Liu
Home Institute: Tsinghua University
Duration: 2013
Brais Cancela (Spain)
Home Institute: Universidade da Coruña
Duration: Sep, 2013 – Dec, 2013
Raúl Martín (Spain)

Past Members





  • Chunxiao Liu ,Person re-identification in non-overlapped multiple camera surveillance (Tsinghua)
  • Cory Ke Chen , Latent dependency mining for regression in computer vision
  • Cavan Loy , Abnormal behaviour recognition, SAMURAI multi-camera correlation, GETAWAY crowd analysis



  • Bryan Prosser, Person re-identification over non-overlapping camera views
  • Matteo Bregonzio , Representation and recognition of human actions in video
  • Luke Zalewski , Statistical modelling for facial expression dynamics
  • Wei-Shi Zheng , SAMURAI object detection, person re-identification
  • Diego Tosato , Object and action recognition (Verona)
  • Francesco Setti , : Marie-Curie COFUND Postdoc from 2010-2011.


  • Somboon Hongeng , VISTA real-time video analytics
  • Khalid Bashir , Gait analysis
  • Jian Li , BEWARE behaviour semantic correlation
  • Samuel Pachoud , Audio-visual speech and emotion recognition 
  • Yogesh Raja , Adaptive visual sampling
  • Emanuel Zelniker , BEWARE
  • Jae Hak Kim , Segmentation and tracking for deformable and articulated structure.


  • Dave Russell , Spatial and temporal background modelling of non-stationary visual scenes


  • Yong Wang , Automatic image annotation and categorisation




  • Michela Farenzena , 3D face modelling (Verona)
  • Melanie Aurnhammer , INSIGHT
  • Adam Sherwood , Biologically models for spatial orientation


  • Dennis Parkinson , ICONS, AIMS
  • Jaeho Lee , Eigen light field (Seoul)
  • Keith Anderson , Real Time Image Recognition Using Biologically Inspired Algorithms


  • Vejen Hlebarov , ICONS
  • Justin Lim , Lip reading
  • Jeffrey Ng , Learning temporal models for the interpretation of dynamic scenes
  • Andrew Anderson , Evolution of neural networks to perform active motion camouflage.


  • Michael Walter , Automatic model acquisition and recognition of human gestures (Westminster)


  • Jack Chang , Tracking multiple people using two widely separated cameras
  • Eng-Jon Ong , Learning the visual dynamics of human body motion
  • Yongmin Li , Dynamic face models
  • Jamie Sherrah , ISCANIT: Recognising intention for visually mediated interaction


  • Jonathan Howell , ISCANIT (Sussex)
  • Paul Verity  , AIMS: Advanced Incident Monitoring Systems


  • Sami Romdhani , Nonlinear active face shape models (Westminster)


  • Stephen McKenna , IMV on Real-time target identification for security applications


  • Fernando de la Torre , Tracking view-based appearance models (Barcelona)
  • Peter Loft , Pose invariance in face recognition


  • John J. Collins , Parallel modelling of neural operators for pattern recognition


  • Eui Young Cha , Neural networks for character recognition (Seoul)


  • Jason Reading , Graphical interface for video sequence acquisition
  • Andrew Smallbone , Spatio-temporal filters for optic flow and motion segmentation