Steve Maybank






158, Main Building

Professor Emeritus



·         Inference of 3D geometry from image sequences

·         Content based image retrieval

·         Visual surveillance

·         Minimum description length, model selection

·         Applications of the Fisher-Rao metric to image analysis

·         Image statistics



        Awarded the Koenderink Prize at the 10th European Conference on Computer Vision, ECCV 2008.



Selected publications


Academic Responsibilities

Professor Emeritus, retired on 30th September 2020.


Visiting Professor at the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences.


Guest Professor at the Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China


Member of the Honorary Editorial Board for the International Journal of Computer Vision


Qualifications and Professional Membership

BA Mathematics, University of Cambridge, UK.

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.
PhD Computer Science, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.

Member of the British Machine Vision Association

Member of the Academia Europaea
Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

Fellow of the IEEE
Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy