Dr. Lesley Istead

Assistant Professor

Dr. Lesley Istead

Assistant Professor

Lesley Istead received a Bachelor of Mathematics, a Masters of Mathematics, and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo. She has years of experience in the software industry and as a lecturer. Lesley joined the School of Information Technology at Carleton in 2022. Her research interests include computer graphics, stereoscopic 3D, film production pipelines, visual effects, human-computer interaction, and applications of machine learning.


Research Areas

  • Visual Effects
  • Stereoscopic 3D
  • Film Production Pipelines
  • Film Language and Cinematography
  • Asset Management
  • Film Data Science


Activities

  • Hybrid Conference Chair, Graphics Interface, 2022
  • CEMC Contest Grader, since 2021