Computer Laboratory

Members of the Rainbow Graphics & Interaction Group

This page contains a list of the current members of the Rainbow group. There are also lists of members who have graduated with their PhDs from the group and a list of other past members of the group.

Each person’s name is followed by their Computer Laboratory userid (if they have one) and their office number in the William Gates Building.

The easiest way to contact someone is by e-mail. Computer Laboratory e-mail addresses are of the form or [Javascript required].

Academic Staff

Flag of England Professor Peter Robinson pr SS14 Professor of Computer Technology New technologies for interaction, affective computing, computing for special needs, applications
Flag of New Zealand Professor Alan Blackwell afb21 SS10 Professor of Interdisciplinary Design Design, Human Computer Interaction
Flag of Poland Dr Rafał Mantiuk rkm38 SS22 Senior Lecturer Display algorithms, high dynamic range compression, image quality
Flag of Bulgaria Flag of Turkey Flag of Australia Dr Hatice Gunes hg410 SS12 Senior Lecturer Affective Computing, Social Signal Processing, Human-Robot Interaction, Computer Vision for Interaction
Flag of Australia Dr Damon Wischik djw1005 SS24 Lecturer Data Science, Interactive Data Visualisation, Machine Learning

Research Assistants & Associates

Flag of Egypt Dr Marwa Mahmoud mmam3 SS16 Emotional inference from gestures and expressions
Flag of United Kingdom Dr Quentin Stafford-Fraser qs101 SS16 User interfaces, in-car systems
Flag of China Dr Bihao Wang bw385 SS20 Environment perception for intelligent vehicles
Flag of United Kingdom Alexander Simpson as2388 SS06 Clinical data visualisation
Flag of United Kingdom Dr. Sam Aaron sja55 SS13 Computer music research
Flag of Spain Dr. Maria Perez-Ortiz mp867 SS20 Machine learning and image processing
Flag of United Kingdom George Ash ga354 SS13  
Flag of China Xiaomeng Wang xw337 SS08 Computer vision and machine learning

Research Students

Flag of United Kingdom Luke Church lec40 SS06 (supervisor: Prof. Alan Blackwell)
Flag of the USA Isak Herman ih285 SS06 Bio-acoustics interaction design (supervisors: Prof. Alan Blackwell, Dr. Chris Sandbrook)
Flag of China Guo Yu gy238 SS06 Empathy and entrainment in user interfaces (supervisor: Prof. Alan Blackwell)
Flag of Romania Mariana Mărășoiu mcm79 SS06 End-user programming of visualisations (supervisor: Prof. Alan Blackwell)
Flag of China Nanyang Ye yn272 SS15 Eye gaze estimation (supervisor: Prof. Peter Robinson)
Flag of Hungary Gyorgy Denes gd355 SS15 Terrain modelling (supervisor: Prof. Peter Robinson)
Saudi Arabia Mohammad Hadhrawi mkah2 SS06 Abstract blocks for soft and hard infrastructure (supervisor: Prof. Alan Blackwell)
Flag of Belarus Aliaksei Mikhailiuk am2442 SS04 Modeling human visual perception using machine learning methods (supervisor: Dr. Rafal Mantiuk)
Flag of Poland Kuba Maruszczyk km722 SS04 Perceptually realistic rendering for novel display technologies (supervisor: Dr. Rafal Mantiuk)