Dr Adrian Clark is a Reader in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering. He is a specialist in image and video analysis as well as researching remote sensing and VR/AR. He has received numerous funding awards from UK research councils, the EU, and InnovateUK, amongst others, and works closely with industry (Airbus, Leonardo, MDBA, Tata and several SMEs).
His funded research includes using genetic programming to develop a generic computer vision software platform, an innovative sensor to determine soil health, and effective software tools for annotating training data. One of these projects won several Essex KTP awards and led to research monitoring elderly and vulnerable people for falls.
Dr Clark has held several influential positions in the field of machine vision as well as setting up PEIPA, the first online imaging resource for benchmarking vision systems.