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Mr Matthew McGuigan

PhD Student

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Matthew is a postgraduate research student undertaking a PhD in the Development of new, automated methods in image processing for photogrammetry RTI (Reflectance Transformation Imaging). Through studying Physics and Astronomy in his BSc at the University of Glasgow, he found the computational imaging techniques used in astronomy very interesting. This led him on to study Sensor and Imaging Systems in his MSc at the University of Edinburgh, where he spent his industrial project placement (at Optos plc) developing an Application of Virtual Reality to display 3D Medical Retinal Data, which proved to be a very interesting and fun project. His PhD project in RTI aims to enhance and expand existing imaging methods by developing and utilizing innovative techniques such as machine learning and artificial intelligence approaches. He felt particularly attracted to this project because it brings together elements of physics, optics and computer science.