School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Our academic staff

Academic members of staff

Vahid Abolghasemi
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Signal processing; Image processing; Compressive sensing; Sparse recovery; Dictionary learning; Blind source separation
Hamed Ahmadi
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Next generation of mobile communications and networks; Radio resource allocation; Game and Auction theory for mobile networks; Self-organizing networks; small cells and dense networks; airborne networks -- UAVs in mobile networks
Mays Al-Naday
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Information-Centric Networks; Context-aware Communications; Cyber Security; Internet of Things; Network Function Virtualisation; Software-Defined Networks; Mobile Edge Computing; Fog Computing; Resource management and QoS in ICN; Serverless Computing
Renato Amorim
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Clustering; Unsupervised feature selection; Machine Learning
Javier Andreu
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning; Reasoning and Modeling Systems in Diagnosis and Prognosis; Health Informatics; Computational Intelligence applied to Brain Sciences; Neuroergonomics and Neuromarketing; Computer Vision and Machine Perception
Nicos Angelopoulos
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: probabilistic logic programming specially for Bayesian Machine Learning; logic programming for biological big data analytics; Bayesian networks for the elucidattion of genomic landscapes in cancer
Hossein Anisi
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Internet of Things; Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks; Sensor Networks Applications; Green and Energy-efficient Data Communication>; Mobile Ad hoc Networks; Wireless Heterogeneous Networks; Opportunistic Networks; Wireless Body Area Networks; Intelligent Transportation Systems
Lina Barakat
Postdoctoral Fellow (Institute for Analytics and Data Science), School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Decision making under uncertainty; Service-oriented systems; Optimisation algorithms; Trust and reputation mechanisms; Incentive engineering; Machine learning; Multi-agent Systems; Provenance of data; Semantic modelling
Richard Bartle
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Visiting Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Virtual worlds (game worlds, social worlds) all aspects of these; Computer Game design; Computer Games design as an art form; Computer Games and society, especially governance, the law and human rights
David Bebbington
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Meteorological Radars; Radar Imagery; Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Remote Sensing and Fibre Optics; Polarization Algebra
Katerina Bourazeri
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Active Consumer Participation in SmartGrids; Avatar-Based Games for Mental Health; Mobile Applications for Helping People with Down's Syndrome; AI Mechanisms to Support the Distribution of Public Health Data; The Effectiveness of Exercise in Parkinson's Disease
Jon Chamberlain
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: human language through Natural Language processing, in particular for social media discourse; problem solving with collective intelligence and distributed human tasking (crowdsourcing/human computation); citizen science through games, gamification and games-with-a-purpose; measuring human cognition and experience using empirical methods, UX/UI techniques and surveys; computer vision in 3D modelled environments; labelling and aggregation of metadata in large-scale multimedia corpora; interactive information retrieval and data visualisation
Anirban Chowdhury
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Brain-computer Interfaces; Assistive Technology; Neurorehabilitation; Human-robot Co-operation; Autonomous Mobile Robots
Luca Citi
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: stochastic models of neural and cardiovascular signals using history-dependent point processes; machine learning applied to biomedical signals; statistical learning theory; big data analytics; invasive neural interfaces; non-invasive Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) and Event-Related Potentials (ERPs)
Adrian Clark
Reader, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Computer vision; virtual and augmented reality; genetic programming; remote sensing; unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs)
Ian Daly
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Brain-computer interfacing; Machine learning; Signal processing; Functional neural connectivity; EEG; fNIRS; fMRI; Motor control; Motor rehabilitation; Brain stimulation
Faiyaz Doctor
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Michael Fairbank
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Neural Networks; Adaptive Dynamic Programming + Reinforcement Learning; Optimisation; Control Theory; Financial Forecasting; AI in games
Maria Fasli
Executive Dean (Science and Health) - Professor (R), School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Multi-agent systems and autonomous adaptive systems; Data exploration analysing and modelling complex data Big data analysis and modelling of structured and unstructured data; Machine learning modelling opponents learning behaviours from data; Reasoning and analytics over multiple streams of data Internet of Things (IoT) reasoning and analytics; Individual and collective user profiles profile adaptation contextualised profiles; Recommender systems collaborative filtering reputation systems; complex systems modelling dynamics of financial systems and markets; Market mechanisms negotiation protocols strategic interaction supply chain management; Semantic matching resource search cloud computing resource allocation; Trust in agent societies trust mechanisms trust in decision making; Formal theories of agents and multi-agent systems BDI agents; Cognitive agents knowledge and belief self-reference; Software engineering methodologies for agents and multi-agent systems; Social dynamics regulation of agent societies roles and power institutions; Self-organisation team formation; Serious games for education and learning collaborative learning
Chris Fox
Reader, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Meaning, Methodology and Metaphysics.
John Gan
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Machine learning and artificial intelligence; Computer vision and robotics; Brain-computer interfaces; Multimodal human-machine interaction; Intelligent data and text mining; Signal processing; Pattern recognition; (See also staff research interests by category)
Alba Garcia Seco De Herrera
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Content-based medical image retrieval and classification; Evaluation of technologies for annotation, indexing and retrieval of visual data; Cross-modal information matching; Medical image processing and analysis; Computational neuroscience; Neuroimaging; Pattern recognition; Computer vision
Michael Gardner
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Virtual Reality; Immersive learning
Dongbing Gu
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Machine Learning; Cooperative Control; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; Robotics; SLAM; Autonomous Systems; Navigation, Control and Guidance
Hani Hagras
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Computational Intelligence (Fuzzy Logic,Neural Networks and Evolutionary Computation )
Sebastian Halder
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Brain-Computer Interfaces; Consciousness; Pain
Huosheng Hu
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Intelligent Systems and Autonomous Mobile Robots; Networked robots and network enable systems/devices; Smart sensors, actuators and Mechatronics; Sensor integration and Data fusion algorithms; Tele-rehabilitation, tele-care, tele-health, Intelligent wheelchairs; Genetic Algorithms, Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks in Robotics; Pervasive computing, mobile computing, eLearning; Distributed computer architecture and Parallel processing
Liang Hu
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Shiyan Hu
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Delaram Jarchi
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Ali Kafash Hoshiar
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Soft Robotics; Swarm micro/nanorobotics; Mechatronics Systems for Small Scale Robotics
Panagiotis Kanellopoulos
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Algorithmic Game Theory; Algorithmic Mechanism Design; Design and Analysis of Algorithms; Reinforcement Learning
Daniel Karapetyan
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Combinatorial Optimisation; Adaptive Methods; Automated generation of Algorithms; Operational Research; Transportation and Logistics
Sefki Kolozali
Postdoctoral Fellow (Institute for Analytics and Data Science), School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Internet of Things; Machine Learning; Semantic Web; Signal Processing
Maria Kyropoulou
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Algorithmic Game Theory; Algorithmic Mechanism Design; Blockchain; Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Junhua LI
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Current Research Interests
Ana Matran-Fernandez
Artificial Intelligence Industry Fellow, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Klaus McDonald-Maier
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Embedded Systems and System-on-Chip (SoC) design, development support and technology to increase performance and reliability; Advanced computer architectures offering vast processing power for robotics, image processing and other real-time critical applications; Application of AI for real world problems and robot control
Dariush Mirshekar-Syahkal
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Microwave components including antennas, filters and amplifiers; numeric techniques in electromagnetic field problems; nondestructive evaluation of materials by electromagnetic techniques
Vishwanathan Mohan
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Cognitive Robotics; Computational Neuroscience; Industrial Manufacturing
Leila Musavian
Reader, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: URLLC Use case
Nigel Newton
Reader, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Numerical methods for stochastic processes with application to signal processing, control engineering, economics and physics; Nonlinear filtering and stochastic control; Statistical methods in telecommunications; Information Theory and Information Geometry
Dimitri Ognibene
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Artificial Intelligence (Ognibene & Demiris 2013, Nivel et al 2014); Cognitive Neuroscience (Ognibene et al 2017, Friston et al 2015, Pezzulo & Ognibene 2013); Proactive Social Robotics (Ognibene & Mirante, 2018; Ognibene & Demiris 2013, Ognibene et al 2013, Petit et al 2013); Social Media Governance and Behavior Modelling (under preparation); Probabilistic and Neural Machine Learning Methods (Ognibene Baldassarre 2015, Ognibene and Demiris 2013, Ognibene et al 2013); Active Vision and Perception (Ognibene & Demiris 2013, Ognibene Baldassarre 2015, Ognibene et al 2010, Ferro, M. 2010, Ognibene et al 2008); Adaptive Model Based Control (Catenacci Volpi, Wu Ognibene, in press, Nivel et al 2014); Behaviour Modelling and Prediction (Ognibene & Demiris 2013, Ferro, M. 2010); Active Intention Recognition and Activity Monitoring (Ognibene & Demiris 2013, Lee et al 2015);
John O'Hara
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Serafeim Perdikis
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Brain-Computer Interface; Machine Learning; Learning; Translational applications of BCI
Riccardo Poli
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Evolutionary Computation and Genetic Programming; Brain Computer Interfaces; Particle swarms; Schema Theory; Neural Nets; Machine Vision, Image and Signal Processing; Artificial Intelligence
Borzoo Rassouli
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Haider Raza
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (IADS), School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Machine Learning; Big Data and Analytics; Brain-Computer Interface; Non-Stationary Learning; EEG and MEG Signal Processing; Deep Learning
Martin Reed
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Information Centric Networking; Network security; quality of Service mechanisms for Internet protocol networks; management and control of optical and core networks; multimedia Internet applications
David Richerby
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Spyros Samothrakis
Senior Lecturer (R) and Deputy Director of IADS, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Reinforcement Learning; Machine Learning; Neural Networks; Role Playing Games
Michael Sanderson
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Development of programs from proofs of their specifications; Concurrency
Stephen Sangwine
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Colour image processing and vector signal processing; Hypercomplex linear algebra and matrix decompositions with applications to vector signal and image processing; Hypercomplex Fourier transforms and filters, vector filtering, filtering of orientation signals
Reinhold Scherer
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Brain-Computer Interfaces; Statistical and adaptive signal processing; Mobile brain and body imaging; Technology-mediated rehabilitation; Assistive technology
Ansgar Scherp
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Text Analytics; Graph Analysis; Network Analysis; Knowledge Graphs
Francisco Sepulveda
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Brain-computer interfaces; Neural prostheses and neuromuscular electrical stimulation; Bioelectronics; Rehabilitation engineering; Myoelectric operation of artificial limbs and robotic devices; Biomedical signal analysis; Computational neuroscience; Sensori-motor neurophysiology; Affective computing; Intelligent systems, both artificial and natural; Mathematical modelling of muscle and nerve
Amit Singh
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Secure, Reliable, Low Power and High Performance Embedded Systems; Multi-/Many-core systems; Design Space Exploration; Run-time mapping and scheduling; HPC Data centers and Cloud Computing; Embedded AI
Jinya Su
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Intelligent Autonomous Systems; UAV remote sensing; Precision Agriculture; Applied Machine Learning; Control Engineering; Bayesian learning
Manoj Thakur
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Nikolaos Thomos
Reader, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Network coding; Multimedia communications; Information-centric networks; Joint source and channel coding; Approximate reconstruction of sources; Machine learning for communications
Morteza Varasteh
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Anthony Vickers
Head of School - Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Stuart Walker
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: High-capacity optical network systems; semiconductor laser characteristics; broadband optical receiver design; optical transmission; local access architectures based on arrayed waveguide gratings; video compression
Joseph Walton-Rivers
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
John Woods
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Image processing; model-based coding and 3-D modelling; IP and ATM networks; telecommunications principles; robotics and autonomous vehicles; sensor networks and robotic aviation
Kun Yang
Professor, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Wireless networks and communications, heterogeneous wireless networks; mobile cloud computing, communication and computation cooperation; data and energy integrated communication networks (DEIN)
Nick Zakhleniuk
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Xiaojun Zhai
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: System-on-Chip (SoC) design; Embedded processor architectures; Embedded systems; Hardware acceleration

Research members of staff

Ayman Alhelbawy
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Laith Al-Jobouri
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Bilal Aslam
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Saugat Bhattacharyya
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Brain-Computer Interfacing; Machine Learning; Neuroscience; Deep Learning; Rahabilitation Engineering; Group Decision Making; Bio-signal Processing
Mohammad Bin Nordin
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Eirini Christinaki
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Caterina Cinel
Research Fellow, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Shoaib Ehsan
Senior Research Fellow, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Saideh Ferdowsi
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Jacobo Fernandez Vargas
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
M. Alberto Garcia Vellisca
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Jiejun Hu
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Amir Jahangiri
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Grigorios Kalliatakis
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Server Kasap
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Ahmad Khaliq
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Zeba Khanam
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Yufan Lu
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Stefania Mihalache
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Christopher Miles
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Julian Murphy
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Tasos Papastylianou
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Sangeet Saha
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Ruhma Tahir
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Christoph Tremmel
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Eduardo Wachter
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Mubariz Zaffar
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)