Stuart Golodetz is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Torr Vision Group of the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science. He obtained his DPhil in Computer Science in 2011, working on 3D image segmentation and feature identification. He then spent two years in industry, working for SunGard in the area of credit risk management and for Semmle in the areas of logic programming and software analytics. After returning to academia in 2013, he spent a year working for the Smart Specs project of Dr. Stephen Hicks in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, before moving down to Engineering Science in 2014. His areas of interest include computer vision, medical image analysis, computer games development and the intricacies of different programming languages, especially C++. He taught Computer Science as a Stipendiary Lecturer at Hertford College from 2014 to 2017. He is a member of the Association of C and C++ Users (ACCU) and has written a variety of articles for their magazines.

Professional Activities


  • 01/10/17 — Present: Co-supervisor on a research agreement with Toyota Research Institute (TRI) for a project entitled Instance-Level Segmentation on Videos (PI: Philip H S Torr), £150,000. This funding supports a PhD student in Torr Vision Group.
  • 01/08/15 — 30/09/15: Named presenter on EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) Support for Tech Demonstration at SIGGRAPH (PI: Philip H S Torr), £11,720. This grant provided travel, accommodation and equipment costs for our demo at SIGGRAPH 2015.


Media Coverage

  • 26/12/15: SemanticPaint featured on BBC Click (best bits of 2015).
  • 01/10/15: Interviewed on BBC Click about our SemanticPaint software.
  • 26/09/15: SemanticPaint featured on BBC Click.
  • 08/08/14: Interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford about our success in the Google Impact Challenge.
  • 25/07/14: Interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford about our group’s Smart Glasses.

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