John Collomosse

Professor John Collomosse is the founder and director of DECaDE, the UKRI Research Centre for the Decentralized Digital Economy led by CVSSP at the University of Surrey. Full bio.

John's research intersects Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), with focus on media provenance to fight misinformation and online harms, and on improving data integrity and attribution for responsible AI. John has published over 130 papers (h-Index 37) and 30 patents, and is an Adobe Distinguished Inventor.

John is concurrently a Principal Scientist at Adobe Research (San Jose, CA), directing the Cross-Modal Representation Learning (XRL) team, where he leads research for the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI) as well as two cross-industry task forces within the C2PA open standards body for media authenticity. His research has also explored creative forms of visual search and content recommendation (focusing on cross-modal e.g. style, sketch) and immersive (3D/4D) performance capture.

John is a chartered engineer and Course Director for MSc in Computer Vision, Robotics and Machine Learning. He is a member of the EPSRC ICT Strategic Advisory Team (SAT) and APPG on Blockchain.

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