Will Smith
Senior Lecturer in Computer Vision
CVPR group
Department of Computer Science
University of York, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1904 325575
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Email: william dot smith at york dot ac dot uk
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I am a Senior Lecturer in the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition group in the Department of Computer Science at the University of York. I completed a BSc and PhD in Computer Science, both at the University of York, in 2002 and 2007 respectively.

I have published more than 100 papers in international journals and conferences. My google scholar profile is here. Please see research and publications for more details.

If you are interested in studying for a PhD under my supervision, I welcome applications from good students interested in computer vision or graphics. Please click here for more information.

I am happy to supervise intern students in the areas described in my research interests. Please only contact me regarding internships if you are able to fund the visit yourself.

I am the undergraduate admissions tutor for the department.

I created the Raspberry Challenge for our new undergraduates which takes place in October. Take a look at a video of the event here and the events in 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013.

07/19 Paper accepted to IJCV!
07/19 Paper accepted to BMVC 2019!
02/19 Three papers accepted to CVPR 2019!
01/19 CAMERA Expert speaker series invited talk (Video)
10/18 Awarded $80k Google Daydream grant
08/18 Paper accepted to IEEE T-PAMI!
06/18 Paper accepted to SGP 2018! (Video)
05/18 I have been awarded an NVIDIA Hardware Grant
12/17 Awarded 316k grant from Leverhulme trust for glacier image analysis (with Environment and Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge)
12/17 Keynote speaker at CVMP 2017
11/17 Hausdorff Forum speaker at University of Bonn
10/17 Invited speaker at 3D Faces Tracking in-the-wild Challenge/Workshop
08/17 Six papers accepted to ICCV 2017 workshops!
07/17 Two papers (one as a spotlight) accepted to ICCV 2017!
02/17 Paper accepted to CVPR 2017!
02/17 I have been awarded an NVIDIA Hardware Grant
02/17 Invited talk at University of Basel gravis group
01/17 Invited to Dagstuhl Seminar "Functoriality in Geometric Data"
07/16 Paper accepted to ECCV 2016 as spotlight presentation! (Spotlight video here)
06/16 Keynote speaker at the ViiHM workshop "Advancements in face research: a conversation between humans and machines"
05/16 Invited presentation at the Royal Society International Scientific Seminar "Imaging in graphics, vision and beyond"
04/16 I now have an Erdos-Bacon-Sabbath number :-)
02/16 Paper accepted to CVPR 2016!
01/16 Paper accepted to NeuroImage journal!
01/16 I will be a visiting scholar at UCSD from Jan-March
09/15 Two papers accepted to ICCV 2015!

Professional Activities

My "Erdos-Bacon-Sabbath number" is 13.