David Capson received his B.S. degree from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada, in 1979, and he obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, in 1981 and 1985, respectively, all in electrical engineering. He currently works as a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, and he has been the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies since 2012. In 2007, Capson was the winner of the McMaster Student Union Lifetime Achievement Award. Moreover, he is a Registered Professional Engineer in the provinces of Ontario and British Columbia, a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and an Honorary Member of the Golden Key International Honor Society. He worked with Gennum Corporation (Burlington, ON, Canada) in 2004/2005, and he worked with CRS Robotics (Burlington, ON, Canada) in 1995. In 1989, he served as a Visiting Scientist at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose, Calif, USA. Capson’s 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.
Biography Updated on 3 November 2013