David Capson received his B.S.E. degree from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada, in 1979, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, in 1981 and 1985, respectively, all in electrical engineering. He served as a Visiting Scientist at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, Calif, USA, in 1989 and worked with CRS Robotics (Burlington, ON, Canada) in 1995 and with Gennum Corporation (Burlington, ON, Canada) in 2004/2005. His research interests include sensory-based control for robot guidance, machine vision for augmented reality, and image processing algorithms and architectures for video systems and their applications. In 2007, Capson was the winner of the McMaster Student Union Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Capson is a registered professional engineer in the Province of Ontario, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and an Honorary Member of the Golden Key International Honor Society. He currently works as a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria in British Columbia and has been the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies since 2012.
Biography Updated on 9 December 2012