Jamie Shotton

Jamie Shotton

I am a Senior Researcher in the Computer Vision and Machine Learning and Perception groups at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK.  My research focuses at the intersection of machine learning, vision, and graphics, with particular emphasis on human pose estimation.


Research Highlights


For work before I joined MSR, please see my external site.

Short Biography

Jamie Shotton studied Computer Science at the University of Cambridge, and remained at Cambridge for his PhD in Computer Vision and Visual Object Recognition. He joined Microsoft Research in 2008 where he is now a Senior Researcher in the Machine Learning & Perception group. His research interests include human pose and shape estimation, object recognition, machine learning, gesture and action recognition, and medical imaging. His work on machine learning for body part recognition for Kinect was awarded the Best Paper award at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2011, and the Royal Academy of Engineering's MacRobert Award 2011. He and the Kinect team received Microsoft's Outstanding Technical Achievement Award in 2012.