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1974-77

Scholar in mathematics, Trinity College Cambridge.

1977

BA Electrical Sciences, 1st class with distinction.

1977-78

Kennedy Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA.

1978-80

Scientist with Ferranti Edinburgh, Electro-optics group.

1980-83

Research Associate and Ph.D. student at Edinburgh University. Awarded Ph.D. in Computer Vision, 1983.

1983-87

Lecturer in Computer Science, Edinburgh University.

1984-87

Royal Society Research Fellow.

1987-96

Lecturer in Image Processing, Dept. Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

1987-99

Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford.

1996-9

Professor of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

1998-9

Royal Society Senior Research Fellow.

1999-02

Senior Research Scientist, Microsoft Research, Cambridge.

1999

Visiting Professor of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

2000

Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge.

2002

Principal Research Scientist, Microsoft Research.

2005

Partner, Microsoft Corporation.

2006

Visiting Professor of Informatics University of Edinburgh.

2007

Visiting Professor of Machine Intelligence, University of Cambridge.

2008

Deputy Laboratory Director Microsoft Research Cambridge

2010

Microsoft Distinguished Scientist & Laboratory Director, Microsoft Research Cambridge

1977

Lamb prize of the University of Cambridge for Electrical Sciences.

1977

ver Heyden der Lancey prize, Trinity College, Cambridge.

1977-78

John F. Kennedy Fellow, MIT, USA.

1984

Nominated for publisher-s prize at the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) conference, in Austin, Texas.

1984-87

Awarded the Royal Society IBM Research Fellowship.

1986

Commendation for paper presented to the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Miami, USA.

1987

Appointed Associate Editor of J. Image and Vision Computing, Butterworth.

1991-92

Associate Editor of Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence of the IEEE.

1991-90

Editorial board, Vision Research, Pergamon Press.

1991

Appointed joint organiser (with Professors D.Mumford, Harvard and B.Ripley, Oxford) of a 6 month programme in Computer Vision for 1993, at the Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK.

1992

Winner (with R. Cipolla) of the biennial prize of the European Vision Society.

1993

Visiting Fellowship at Clare Hall, Cambridge, July-December.

1993

Appointed to the Editorial board, International Journal Computer Vision, Kluwer.

1994

Elected Fellow of the Institute of Electrical Engineers.

1994-5

Program Chairman, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, Cambridge, USA.

1996

Winner (with M. Isard) of the biennial prize of the European Vision Society.

1996

Paper (with E. Rimon) nominated for the annual prize of the IEEE Robotics and Automation society.

1997-02

Editorial board member for Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Academic Press.

1998

Elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

1998-9

Program Chairman, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, Greece.

1998-9

Royal Society Senior Research Fellow (Amersham).

2000

Elected Fellow of Clare Hall College, Cambridge.

2000-5

Appointed to the Technical Advisory Board of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, T-ubingen.

2001-4

Appointed to the Governing Body of the BBSRC Silsoe Research Institute, UK.

2001

Awarded (with K. Toyama) the David Marr Prize of the IEEE, for Computer Vision.

2004

Elected the Distinguished Fellow of the British Machine Vision Association for 2004.

2005

Awarded (with V. Kolmogorov, A. Criminisi, G. Cross, C. Rother) honourable mention for best paper at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR).

2005

Promoted to Partner, Microsoft Corporation.

2005

Elected Fellow of the Royal Society.

2006

Awarded Silver Medal of Royal Academy of Engineers.

2007

Awarded Mountbatten Medal of the Institution of Engieering and Technology.

2008

Elected fellow of the IEEE.

2010

Elected to the Council of the Royal Society

2010

Appointed Laboratory Director, Microsoft Research Cambridge

2011

Recipient of Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award

2012

Elected to the Board of the EPSRC