Adrian Hilton is Professor of Computer Vision and Graphics and Head of the Visual Media Research Group at the University of Surrey, UK. Over the past decade he has published over 100 refereed journal and international conference research articles in robust computer vision techniques to build models of real world objects from images to meet the requirements of the entertainment and communication industries.
Scientific contributions have been recognised by two journal and one conference best paper awards. Innovative contributions of this research led to the first commercial hand-held 3D scanner and the first system for capturing animated models of people have been recognised through two EU IST Awards for Innovation, a DTI Manufacturing Industry Achievement Award and a Computer Graphics World Innovation Award. He currently serves as an area editor for the journal Computer Vision and Image Understanding, the EPSRC Peer Review College for UK funding applications and the Executive of the IEE Professional Network in Multimedia Communications. He is a Chartered Engineer and member of IEE, IEEE and ACM.