Richard Szeliski

Research Scientist

Rick joined Facebook in the Fall of 2015 as one of the founding members of the Computational Photography team, whose mission is to delight users through innovative photo and video experiences based on cutting edge computer vision and graphics technologies.

Prior to his current position, Rick worked for twenty years at Microsoft Research where he managed the Interactive Visual Media group. He also worked for six years at the Cambridge Research Lab of Digital Equipment Corporation, as well as a number of other industrial research organizations.

Rick is an Affiliate Professor appointment at the University of Washington, where he co-advises Ph.D. students and has occasionally taught courses. Rick has also authored one of the most popular textbooks on computer vision. His professional affiliations include Member, National Academy of Engineering, and Fellow of the ACM and IEEE.


Computer vision, computer graphics, computational imaging, numerical analysis, optimization

Latest Publications

SIGGRAPH - August 17, 2020

Consistent Video Depth Estimation

Xuan Luo, Jia-Bin Huang, Richard Szeliski, Kevin Matzen, Johannes Kopf

CVPR - June 16, 2020

VPLNet: Deep Single View Normal Estimation with Vanishing Points and Lines

Rui Wang, David Geraghty, Kevin Matzen, Richard Szeliski, Jan-Michael Frahm

CVPR - June 14, 2020

SynSin: End-to-end View Synthesis from a Single Image

Olivia Wiles, Georgia Gkioxari, Richard Szeliski, Justin Johnson

Proceedings of the ACM on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques - April 14, 2020

Passthrough+: Real-time Stereoscopic View Synthesis for Mobile Mixed Reality

Gaurav Chaurasia, Arthur Nieuwoudt, Alexandru-Eugen Ichim, Richard Szeliski, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung

SIGGRAPH Asia - November 10, 2019

An Integrated 6DoF Video Camera and System Design

Albert Parra Pozo, Michael Toksvig, Terry Filiba Schrager, Joyce Hsu, Uday Mathur, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Richard Szeliski, Brian Cabral

ACM SIGGRAPH 2018 - July 7, 2018

Reconstructing Scenes with Mirror and Glass Surfaces

Thomas Whelan, Michael Goesele, Steven J. Lovegrove, Julian Straub, Simon Green, Richard Szeliski, Steven Butterfield, Shobhit Verma, Richard Newcombe

SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017 - November 27, 2017

Casual 3D Photography

Peter Hedman, Suhib Alsisan, Richard Szeliski, Johannes Kopf

BMVC - September 4, 2017

Video Segmentation with Background Motion Models

Scott Wehrwein, Richard Szeliski

SIGGRAPH 2017 - July 30, 2017

Low-Cost 360 Stereo Photography and Video Capture

Kevin Matzen, Michael Cohen, Bryce Evans, Johannes Kopf, Richard Szeliski