Darren Cosker

Chair in Visual Computing, University of Bath

Professor Darren Cosker is the Director of The Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications (CAMERA). Darren is an expert in facial analysis, drawing on specialities in performance capture and animation. For Bristol+Bath Creative R+D Darren will research across our engineering and computer science resources to build pathways to impact for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Professor Darren Cosker is the holder of a Royal Society Industry Fellowship with DNEG[i], previous holder of an EPSRC[ii]/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship, and Principal Investigator (PI) of over £7m in InnovateUK, EPSRC and AHRC grant awards with the Creative Industries, he has successfully transferred research across industry (Disney Research, MLF, Imaginarium, DNEG and REWIND).

[i] DNEG is a British motion picture visual effects, computer animation and stereo conversation company.

[ii] Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.