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Dr Hubert P. H. Shum

Dr Hubert P. H. Shum SMIEEE, PhD, FHEA, PGCert, MSc, BEng (Hons)

Associate Professor in Computer Science
Durham University

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Research Interests:
Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Motion Analysis, Machine Learning

Working with Us

If you aspire to develop yourself and conduct high-quality research, do explore working with us as a PhD student, a visiting/internship student, or an academic visitor. My team has a supportive culture with members coming from different countries. Past members have developed successful research and have enjoyed their vibrant lifes in the UK.

About Me

I am an Associate Professor in Computer Science at Durham University. Before this, I worked as the Director of Research/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, and a Postdoctoral Researcher at RIKEN Japan. I received my PhD degree from the University of Edinburgh, my Master and Bachelor degrees from the City University of Hong Kong. To develop my team, I led research projects as the Principal Investigator awarded by EPSRC, the Ministry of Defence (DASA) and the Royal Society. This facilitated me to supervise more than 20 PhDs, recruit multiple Post-doctoral Researchers, and collaborate with international researchers from the UK, China, France, Japan and India. I led my team hosting important conferences such as BMVC and ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on MIG to engage the academic and industry networks. Contributing to the research community, I have served as an Associate Editor for Computer Graphics Forum, a Guest Editor for International Journal of Computer Vision, and a Program Committee member in 15 conferences such as CVPR, Eurographics, Pacific Graphics. I have authored over 100 research papers in the fields of computer vision, computer graphics, motion analysis and machine learning, particularly focusing on the modelling of human-related data.

Durham University

Durham University is ranked top 100 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 one of the fastest-growing departments in the University, supported by major investments in staff recruitment and academic infrastructure. 83% of its research outputs are considered as “world-leading” and “internationally excellent” by the UK Research Excellence Framework.

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Last update: 10 July 2021