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Name  Toby Howard

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Fields  Computer graphics Virtual Environments
Institutions  University of Manchester
Doctoral students  Adrian Albin-Clark Xin Bao Russell Broughton Fabrice Caillette Nicolas Gaborit Rezwan Sayeed

Institution  University of Manchester
Alma mater  University of Manchester

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Toby L. J. Howard is a Reader in the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester in the UK, and Director of undergraduate studies.


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Howard was educated at Birkenhead School, and then the University of Manchester receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer science and a Master of Science degree in 1983 for work on the graphics facilities of the MU6 network.


Howard does research on Computer Graphics and Virtual Environments as a member of the Advanced Interfaces Group (AIG) and has supervised several doctoral students. Howard's current research projects include:

"Virtual Reality as a Rehabilitative Technology for Phantom limb Experience, investigating using virtual environments for treating phantom limb pain in amputees"

"Augmented Reality, with preliminary work on an interactive display for public engagement"

Previous research projects include

"Virtual environments for psychology research. Telepresence and Telepathy in Immersive Virtual Reality, used immersive virtual environments to test for telepathic effects:"

"Augmented Reality Image Synthesis (ARIS). Augmenting photographs with correctly illuminated objects in real time (gallery)."

"Virtual environments for crime scene investigation. We worked with Greater Manchester Police on the REVEAL project, investigating reconstructing crime scenes using virtual environments with accurate global illumination:"

"VR for Large Scale-Applications" (VRLSA) concentrated on the development of industrial applications and resulted in the release of our MAVERIK VR kernel."


Howard teaches on Computer Graphics and Image Processing and Advanced Computer Graphics and leads the Annual UK Schools Computer Animation Competition, now (2017) in its tenth year.


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