Professor Melvyn Smith

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About me

Melvyn L. Smith is Professor of Machine Vision and Director of the Centre for Machine Vision (CMV) at UWE. He received his B.Eng. (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath in 1987, M.Sc. in Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Systems from the Cranfield Institute of Technology in 1988 and Ph.D. from the UWE in 1997. He acts as associate editor for four leading international journals, including Computers in Industry. He has published a book on computer vision for surface inspection together with numerous book chapters, patents and journal / conference papers in connection with his work. He has been a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College since 2003, the NERC College since 2020, and is an InnovateUK bid assessor. Professor Smith is a Chartered Engineer, FEIT, and an active member of the IET.  

Area of expertise

Machine / computer vision.

Deep learning


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