Reader in Computer Science
Room 319, Department of Computer Science
Email: abhir dot bhalerao at warwick dot ac dot uk
Image analysis, computer vision, video analysis and pattern recognition. Medical image analysis, biometrics, vehicle vision systems, digital forensics and security.
Applied Computing and Artificial Intelligence
I am a member of the Applied Computing and AI divisions in the department and the director of the MPCV research group.
I was a visiting academic at the Visual Information Processing and Protection (VIPP) group led by Mauro Barni at the University of Siena.
I am a team member of the PathLAKE Centre of Excellence and a co-investigator on the PathLAKE cross-faculty research consortium comprising researchers from the University of Warwick, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, and Royal Philips.
Abhir Bhalerao is Reader in Computer Science. He received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in 1986 and 1992 respectively. He joined as faculty at Warwick in 1998 having been a research scientist with the NHS and Kings Medical School, London and a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School. His current research interests are in computer assisted medical diagnosis, computer vision for intelligent vehicles, biometrics and security. He has published around 80 refereed articles in image analysis, medical imaging, computer vision and machine learning. In 2007 he was the co-chair of the British Machine Vision Conference, and Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, 2010. He was a co-founder of Warwick Warp Ltd., a university spin out company specialising in biometric technologies and has worked as a research officer for SMEs.
Abhir Bhalerao is the Course Director for the Computer Systems Engineering degree programme. He currently teaches a module on image and video analysis (CS413/CS933) to 4th year and MSc students, but has previously taught modules on computer graphics (CS324), and database systems (CS233), and first year modules on programming and design of data structures (CS118 and CS126), and professional skills (CS133).