Portrait of Andrew Fitzgibbon

Andrew Fitzgibbon

Research Theme Lead




Andrew Fitzgibbon leads the “All Data AI” (ADA) research group at Microsoft in Cambridge, UK.

He is best known for his work on 3D vision, having been a core contributor to the Emmy-award-winning 3D camera tracker “boujou“, to body tracking for Kinect for Xbox 360, and for the articulated hand-tracking interface to Microsoft’s HoloLens.

His research interests are broad, spanning computer vision, machine learning, programming languages, computer graphics and occasionally a little neuroscience.

He has published numerous highly-cited papers, and received many awards for his work, including ten “best paper” prizes at various venues, the Silver medal of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the BCS Roger Needham award. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the British Computer Society, and the International Association for Pattern Recognition, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the British Machine Vision Association.

Before joining Microsoft in 2005,…