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 Reader in Graphics and Displays 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 Turkey Dr Ozgur Yontem aoy20 SE18 Displays
Flag of Canada Flag of Korea Dr Minjung Kim mk2016 SE18 Human vision, brightness and colour perception
Flag of Pakistan Dr Muhammad Zeshan Alam mza27 SE18 Computational photography
Flag of Egypt Dr Marwa Mahmoud mmam3 SS16 Emotional inference from gestures and expressions
Flag of United Kingdom Dr Quentin Stafford-Fraser qs101 SS18 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 China Dr Xiaomeng Wang xw337 SS08 Computer vision and machine learning
Flag of India Param Hanji pmh64 SS20 Computational Photography (supervisor: Dr. Rafał Mantiuk)
Flag of China Dr Tian Xu tx221 SE18 Affective Computing, Computer Vision
Flag of India Dr Indu Prasad Bodala ipb29 SE18 Affective and social signal processing; human-robot interaction; behavioural/cognitive modelling
Flag of Hong Kong Gladys Tyen whgt2 SS06 NLP for non-standard/low resource languages

Research Students

Flag of United Kingdom Luke Church lec40 SS06 (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 Deep visibility metrics (supervisor: Prof. Peter Robinson)
Flag of Hungary Gyorgy Denes gd355 SS15 Terrain modelling (supervisor: Prof. Peter Robinson)
Flag of Belarus Aliaksei Mikhailiuk am2442 SS04 Modeling human visual perception using machine learning methods (supervisor: Dr. Rafal Mantiuk)
Flag of India Nikhil Churamani nc528 SS08 Continual Learning for Affective Robotics (supervisor: Dr. Hatice Gunes)
Flag of China Dingcheng Yue dy276 SS13 ML, computational photography, light field reconstruction (supervisor: Dr. Rafał Mantiuk)
Flag of China Fangcheng Zhong fz261 SS13 Graphics, stereo perception, computational displays (supervisor: Dr. Rafał Mantiuk)
Flag of India Akshay Jindal aj577 SS20 Graphics, computational displays, light field rendering (supervisor: Dr. Rafał Mantiuk)
Flag of Brazil Flag of France Alex Raymond ar968 SN05 Explainability, multi-agent systems, computational argumentation, human-agent interaction (supervisors: Dr Hatice Gunes and Dr Amanda Prorok)
Flag of India Aamir Mustafe SE18 Machine learning for image synthesis (supervisor: Dr. Rafal Mantiuk)
Flag of Romania Dan Andrei Iliescu dai24 SS04 Machine learning for computational photography (supervisor: Dr. Rafal Mantiuk)
Flag of Finland Minja Axelsson mwa29 SE18 Computational Behaviour Generation for a Robotic Coach for Well-being (supervisor: Dr. Hatice Gunes)
Flag of India Nida Itrat Abbasi nia22 SE18 Child-robot Interaction, Emotional Well-being in Children (supervisor: Dr. Hatice Gunes)
Flag of Singapore Jiaee Cheong jc2208 SS08 Fairness and Bias in Affective Computing (supervisor: Dr. Hatice Gunes)