Robert McCraith

Second year DPhil(PhD) student in VGG (Visual Geometry Group), Univeristy of Oxford under Andrea Vedaldi working on Machine Learning and Autonomous Driving.
I'm part of the AIMS (Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems) Centre for Doctoral Training funded by EPSRC



My interests include:


VGG, University of Oxford DPhil in Machine Learning for Autonomous Driving

DPhil(PhD) student under Andrea Vedaldi in the Visual Geometry Group

National University of Ireland, Maynooth (2013-2017) B.Sc Computational Thinking

First Class honours in Computational Thinking(Computer Science, Mathematics and Philosophy)
Final Year Project "Semantic Segmentation For Ball Detection in Robocup" recieved the highest mark in the department.

University of Toronto, Exchange Student 2015-2016

Exchange student for the 2015-2016 year studying Computer Science and Mathematics including: Graph Theory, Algorithm Design, Analysis and Complexity, Computer Vision, Computation and Complexity

Scoil Mhuire Community School (2007 - 2013) Achieved 545/600 points in Leaving Certificate


Maynooth University

Second Level

Summer Programme for Undergraduate Researcher, Maynooth University

Dates:Summer 2017

Worked on Person tracking using RGB cameras and indoor positioning systems

Summer Programme for Undergraduate Researcher, Maynooth University

Dates:Summer 2016

Worked on Person tracking using RGB-D cameras including tracking and mapping of indoor environments.

Open Wifi

Dates:August 2015 - February 2017

Developer in charge of reporting on client usage and retention. Created pdf reports using Java and developed a new website that allows clients to check network usage and modify settings

Summer Programme for Undergraduate Researcher, Maynooth University

Dates:Summer 2014

Researched and created a Windows Phone 8.1 application that recorded and applied filters to audio files using C#

Teaching Assistant/Lab demonstrator, Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland

Title:Teaching Assistant
Dates:Fall 2014

Assisted in the teaching of two first year classes and one third year course: Introduction to Computer Programming, Introduction to Computer Systems and Mobile Application Development (Android).

Coder Dojo

Dates:September 2011-Current

Every Saturday and Thursday along with several other mentors teach kids how to create interesting websites, create Python programs, and further their abliity to use technology and to encourage them to pursue a career in the technology industry. I mentor in the Science Gallery Dojo and also in Maynooth dojos

Disruptive Developments

Title: Junior Programmer

During my Time in Disruptive Developments I was able to get some industry experience as a web developer and to see my changes come to life. I truely enjoyed working there and got on well with the small team.

To contact me please send an message to:Email

Robert McCraith