David Lowe is Professor Emeritus with the Computer Science Department of the University of British Columbia. From 2015-2018, David Lowe was a Senior Research Scientist with Google in the Machine Intelligence Group. From 2009-2015 he was co-founder and chairman of Cloudburst Research, a computer vision startup in Vancouver that was acquired by Google in May 2015. From 1987-2015, he was a professor of computer science at the University of British Columbia. From 1984-87, he was an assistant professor of computer science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University.
David Lowe was awarded the Helmholtz Prize at the International Conference on Computer Vision in 2011 and 2017, and the PAMI Distinguished Researcher Award in 2015. His research interests include computer vision, machine learning, and computational models of the brain.