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Centre for Visual Computing Research Students

Please note: This section applies to research students only. If you are interested in postgraduate taught courses you will find them listed on the Faculty of Engineering and Informatics website in the postgraduate courses section.

Research students at the Centre for Visual Computing enjoy a stimulating interdisciplinary approach, access to first-class facilities and the opportunity to participate in forward-thinking knowledge transfer projects with major business partners.

Research areas

  • Geometric Modelling using Partial Differential Equations
  • Character Modelling and animation
  • Facial Modelling and facial animation
  • 2D-3D Image Processing
  • CAD/CAE (Computer Aided Design and Engineering)
  • Automatic Optimisation
  • 3D face recognition and authentication
  • Surface Reconstruction
  • Recognition and display of emotion in virtual humans
  • Audio-Visual speech processing
  • Visual analytics

How to apply for research study

  1. University instructions on how to apply for research - read the instructions carefully for either on-line or paper-based application procedures.
  2. Please remember to make it clear on your application how you will be paying your fees, as we have no scholarships available – all research students are self-funded.