Background - Research - Publications Position: PhD Student E-mail: jwp37 [at] cam.ac.uk Office Location: BN4-80 Thesis Title: Supervisor: Professor Roberto Cipolla I am a PhD student in the [[Computer Vision & Robotics Group]], Machine Intelligence Laboratory in the Department of Engineering , University of Cambridge. I am supervised by Professor Roberto Cipolla . I am a member of Jesus College. My main area of research is model-based expressive Visual Text to Speech Synthesis, with a particular focus on representations of facial expression manifolds with the goal of aiding expression transfer. My other research interests are in computer vision and machine learning. I completed a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 2010 and a Master of Science in Engineering in 2012, both at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.