James is a member of Imagination Technologies’ AI Research team, where he works primarily on neural network accelerators, compilers and low-precision inference targeting embedded systems. He has 9 years’ experience as a researcher in the semiconductor IP industry, during which time he has accumulated 24 granted patents and has contributed to publications in international computer vision conferences including ECCV and ICPR.
Last year he received Electronics Weekly’s BrightSparks award for young engineers in recognition of his research and his work promoting STEM subjects to secondary school pupils in the UK. His research interests include image processing, ray tracing, machine learning and computer vision. He undertook his PhD studies at the University of Surrey’s Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) on shape-assisted intrinsic image decomposition and holds a BEng from the University of Southampton in Electronic Engineering.