Stephen Gould

Stephen Gould is a Professor in the Research School of Computer Science at the Australian National University (ANU). He is also the ANU Node Leader and sits on the Executive Committee of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision.

He received his BSc Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science and BE Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Sydney in 1994 and 1996, respectively. He received his MS Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1998 and his PhD, also from Stanford in 2010. He then worked in industry for a number of years where he co-founded Sensory Networks, which sold to Intel in 2013. His research interests include computer and robotic vision, machine learning, probabilistic graphical models, deep learning and optimisation.

In 2017 Steve spent a year in Seattle leading a team of computer vision researchers and engineers at Amazon before returning to Australia in 2018.  He was awarded an ARC Future Fellowship in 2020 for the project, “Declarative Networks; Towards Robust and Explainable Deep Learning”.

Disciplines: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Systems, Computer Vision, Machine Learning,