Ian Reid is a Professor of Computer Science. He joined the School in September 2012. He is part of the Australian Centre for Visual Technologies a University research centre within the School.

He was formerly a Professor of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford where, together with long-time colleague Prof. David Murray, he rans the Active Vision Group which is part of the wider Robotics Research Group

His research interests span a wide range of topics in Computer Vision. In particular he is concerned with algorithms for visual control of active head/eye robotic platforms (for surveillance and navigation), visual geometry and camera self-calibration (applications of these to measurement, AR and VR, including sporting events), visual SLAM, human motion capture, activity analysis, and novel view synthesis. Examples of these and other projects can be found on the Active Vison Group's web pages.