Steven Reece is a Departmental Research Fellow in machine learning in the Engineering Science Department, Oxford University. He leads the Disaster Management and Environment Protection Research Group, is an EPSRC funded Researcher in Residence at the Satellite Applications Catapult
and a fellow at the Alan Turing Institute. His group focusses on the development of novel foundational machine learning methodologies for data interpretation and assimilation motivated by humanitarian and environmental problems. They work closely with disaster response organisations and have developed and deployed satellite imagery analysis tools to provide the UN, FEMA and NGOs with damage situation maps following natural disasters.