Tom Drummond has been a professor at Monash University since 2010. His research interests include real-time computer vision and machine learning with application to robotics, augmented reality, medical imaging, and assistive technologies for visually impaired users. Tom grew up in the U.K. and studied mathematics for his B.A. at the University of Cambridge. In 1989, he emigrated to Australia and worked for CSIRO in Melbourne for four years before moving to Perth for his Ph.D. in computer science at Curtin University. In 1998, he returned to Cambridge as a postdoctoral research associate, and in 1991 was appointed as a university lecturer and was subsequently promoted to senior university lecturer.