Simon Lucey

Associate Research Professor, Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

Simon Lucey is an Associate Research Professor within the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to this he was an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow (2009-2013) and a Principal Research Scientist at Australia’s national science agency the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Simon leads the CI2CV laboratory (, one of the leading groups in the world for mobile computer vision – the group explores problems that intersect between signal processing, computer vision and machine learning. He received his Ph.D. in 2003 from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. To his credit he has over 100 peer reviewed publications. He has served as Area Chair for conferences like CVPR, ACCV, F&G, and ICPR. He has organized and chaired numerous workshops, tutorials and summer schools in both the Computer Vision and Machine Learning communities. He has also previously served as Associate Editors for both the IEEE Trans. on Affective Computing & the IEEE Trans. on Multimedia.