Nick Barnes

  • Associate Investigator
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne
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  • Australian National University
  • 2014 - 2021

Nick Barnes is an Associate Investigator in the Centre. He received a PhD in computer vision for robot navigation in 1999 from the University of Melbourne. He was a visiting Research Fellow at the LIRA-Lab at the University of Genoa, Italy, supported by an Achiever Award from the Queens’ Trust for Young Australians before returning to Australia to lecture at the University of Melbourne.  He then joined NICTA’s Canberra Research Laboratory, now known as Data61@CSIRO where he became a senior principal researcher and led the Computer Vision Research Group over the period 2006-2016. During this time, it grew to be a national research group with more than 25 research staff. In 2016 he moved to ANU part-time, then full-time in 2019 where he is currently an Associate Professor in the Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering.  His research interests include 3D vision, visual saliency, probabilistic weakly-supervised approaches dense prediction and vision processing for prosthetic vision.

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