Yingliang Ma


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PhD projects

3D computer vision-based guidance system for cardiac interventional procedures

Personal profile


Dr. YingLiang Ma is the head of the Vision and Graphics Research Group. He has a PhD in Computer Science from University of Manchester. Dr. Ma’s research areas mainly lie in the development of novel computer vision and computational geometric algorithms as well as applications in medical image analysis, image-guided surgery and procedure risk assessment. As a Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI, Dr Ma has been conducting research in relation to Computer Vision/Machine Learning/AI and parallel computing funded by EPSRC and NIHR. He has been invited to give a number of talks in national and international institutions.


1. EPSRC Grant (EP/X023826/1, PI). Value: £279,504. Duration: 01/10/2023 - 30/09/2025. Title: Three-dimensional hybrid guidance system for cardiac interventional procedures.

2. NIHR grant (II-LB-0814-20001, Co-I). Value: £400,719. Duration: 01/10/2015 - 30/09/2018. Title: MRI-augmented guidance for X-ray fluoroscopic paediatric cardiovascular interventions.

3. EU - ERASMUS+ (Co-I). Value: €237,940. Duration: 01/10/2020 – 31/12/2022. Title: Virtual Reality for Augmenting Creativity and Effectiveness of School Training


EPSRC Peer-review College

European Society of Cardiology, Working Group: e-Cardiology


Director of Innovation, School of Computing Sciences

Head of Vision and Graphics Research Group


External positions

Visiting Academic Position, King's College London


Honorary Lecturer, King's College London


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