Stuart Golodetz is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the University of Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science, and a Stipendiary Lecturer at Hertford College. He works on computer vision for Professor Philip Torr, in collaboration with the Oxford Smart Specs project of Dr. Stephen Hicks. 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. His areas of interest include computer vision, medical image analysis, computer games development and the intricacies of different programming languages, especially C++. 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


  • 01/08/15 — 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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