[Recruitment]
Associate/Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence for Space-Enabled Technologies, Durham University

We are looking for applicants in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Edge Computing, Digital Twins, Human Computer Interaction, User Modelling, Robotics or Resilient Computing with potentials/achievements in informing space applications.

The post hoder will enjoy 1) a permanent (equivalent to US tenured) position at a top 100 university, 2) significantly reduced teaching, 3) a fully-funded PhD, 4) travel budget, 5) chance for a 2-year fully-funded Post-Doc.

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Dr Hubert P. H. Shum


SMIEEE, FHEA, PhD, MSc, BEng

Associate Professor in Visual Computing, Durham University
Deputy Director of Research of the Department of Computer Science
Co-Founder of the Responsible Space Innovation Centre

Research Interests:
Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Machine Learning, Biomedical Engineering

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Biography

Dr Hubert P. H. Shum is an Associate Professor in Visual Computing and the Deputy Director of Research of the Department of Computer Science at Durham University, specialised in Spatio-Temporal Modelling and Responsible AI. His research is fundamental to many disciplines, facilitating him to engage in various multidisciplinary research centres. He is a Co-Founder of the Responsible Space Innovation Centre, a Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing, and a Steering Group Member of the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture. Before this, he was the Director of Research/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, and a Postdoctoral Researcher at RIKEN Japan. He received his PhD degree from the University of Edinburgh, and his Master's and Bachelor's degrees from the City University of Hong Kong.

To develop his team, he has led research projects as the Principal Investigator awarded by EPSRC, the Ministry of Defence, the Royal Society and Innovate UK. He has also been a Co-Investigator in NortHFutures, a £4.17 mil EPSRC project to found a new digital health hub in the North East England. These have facilitated him to have supervised more than 30 PhDs, recruited multiple Post-doctoral Researchers, and collaborated with international researchers from the UK, France, China, Japan and India. To engage the academic and industrial networks, he has chaired international conferences such as Pacific Graphics, BMVC, ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics SCA and ACM SIGGRAPH MIG. Contributing to the research community, he has served as an Associate Editor for Computer Graphics Forum, a Guest Editor for the International Journal of Computer Vision, and a Program Committee member in 19 conferences such as Eurographics, CVPR and Pacific Graphics.

He has authored over 150 research publications in the fields of Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Machine Learning and Biomedical Engineering, particularly focusing on modelling human-related data with deep learning.

Joining Us

Follow the application instructions to join us either as a PhD student, a visiting/internship student, or an academic visitor. My team has a supportive culture with members developing high-quality research while enjoying their vibrant lifes in the UK.

PhD directions include:

Durham University

Durham University is a top British university ranked the 78th in the world and the 6th in the UK. As a member of the elite Russell Group, Durham University focuses on research excellence delivered by world-class academics. It is the third oldest university in England, following Oxford and Cambridge, with the campus's Cathedral and Castle being a UNESCO world heritage. It is located at Durham in North East England, which is one of the safest cities in the UK with an affordable living cost.

The Department of Computer Science is ranked the 4th in the UK, evidencing its achievements in research and education. It is supported by major investments in staff recruitment and academic infrastructure. 97% of its research outputs are considered as “world-leading” and “internationally excellent” by the UK Research Excellence Framework.

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I was invited to review a fellowship proposal and a standard proposal from EPSRC.
Jan-24
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I have co-founded the Responsible Space Innovation Centre, a multidisciplinary research centre that is worth £2.76 mil of Durham University's investment.
Dec-23
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I was invited to be the external examiner of the PhD Amirhossein Dadashzadeh at the University of Bristol.
Dec-23
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I became a member of Program Committee in EG 2024.
Nov-23
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I was interviewed by the UK Catapult Network on how AI and computer vision enhance security.
Oct-23
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I gave a seminar in INRIA, France, on geometry-informed visual understanding.
Oct-23
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I was invited to be the external examiner of the PhD Qian Li at the University of Rennes.
Oct-23
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I received a Certificate on Exceptional Achievement for Excellence in PhD supervision by Durham University.
Sep-23
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Dr Juan Zhang, an Associate Professor at Shaanxi Normal University, has joined our team as a Visiting Academic.
Sep-23
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Grant proposal success for the £4.17 mil Northern Health Futures (NortHFutures), an EPSRC Digital Health Hub pilot, as a co-investigator.
Jun-23
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I was invited to review an EPSRC fellowship proposal.
Jun-23
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Dr Thomas Winterbottom has joined our team as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow.
May-23
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I gave a research seminar on deep learning for automatic movement disorder prediction at the Scalable Computing Research Group in Newcastle University.
Apr-23
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Ruizhi Liu has joined our team as a PhD student.
Apr-23
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I became an Area Chair in BMVC 2023
Mar-23
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I bacame the Deputy Director of Research in the Department of Computer Science at Durham University.
Feb-23
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I gave a research seminar on video-based motion features for disease prediction at the Brain and Movement Research Group in Newcastle University.
Feb-23
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I became a member of Program Committee in SCA 2023.
Jan-23
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I became a Steering Group Member of the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at Durham Unviersity.
Dec-22
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Grant proposal success for my KTP project on skin lesion classification.
Nov-22
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My co-investigating project on automonous surveillance is granted by the Ministry of Defense (DASA).
Oct-22
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Xiaotang Zhang joined our team as a PhD student.
Oct-22
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I hosted ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation 2022 at Durham University with over 100 attendants.
Sep-22
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