Prof. David Marshall has been working in the field of computer vision since 1986.in three dimensional inspection of manufactured objects at Cardiff University, working in collaboration with the Sowerby Research Centre, British Aerospace. In 1989
he joined Cardiff University as lecturer and is now Professor of Computer Vision in the School of Computer Science and Informatics. He also the leader of the Schools Visual Computing Research Group (a highly successful research group with 11 full-time academic staff members) and the newly established Computational Music Research Group. David's research interests include articulated
modelling of human faces, models of human motion, statistical modelling, high dimensional subspace analysis, audio/video image processing, and data/sensor fusion. He has published
over 150 papers and one book in these research areas and has attracted over £4M in research funding over his academic career. David enjoys close collaboration with national and
international external bodies (incl. British Aerospace, EADS, General Dynamics, QinetiQ, Museum of Natural Sciences, Madrid, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh,DSTO Australia, Free
University Brussels) and has good inter-disciplinary research links within the University (incl. Schools of Psychology, Engineering, Dentistry and Optometry). He is currently Head of the Visual Computing Research Group, director
of the Human Factors Technology Centre an interdisciplinary research centre between the Schools of Engineering, Psychology and Computer Science, and Director of
Postgraduate Student Research in the School of Computer Science and Informatics.