Dave Bull

Professor of Signal Processing and Director of Bristol Vision Institute

Dave holds the Chair in Signal Processing at the University of Bristol. He was the Head of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bristol, from 2001 to 2006, and is currently Director of Bristol Vision Institute, a cross-disciplinary organisation dedicated to all aspects of vision science and engineering. He is also the Creative Technologies Lead for the University of Bristol.

Dave has worked widely in the fields of image and video processing and video communications and has published over 450 academic papers and articles and has written or edited four books. His current research interests include problems of image and video communication and analysis for internet, surveillance, broadcast and immersive applications. He has been awarded two IEE Premiums and has delivered numerous invited/keynote lectures and tutorials.

Many of David’s patents have been exploited commercially. In 2001, he co-founded ProVision Communication Technologies, Ltd., Bristol, and was its Director and Chairman until it was acquired by Global Invacom in 2011.

Dave is a chartered engineer, a Fellow of the IET and a Fellow of the IEEE.