2020 applicants
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; Inverse problems and sparse recovery; Dictionary learning; Blind source separation for biomedical signals and images; Machine learning and pattern recognition
Zulfiqar Ali
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Adaptive and Autonomic Systems; Digital Speech Processing; Machine Learning Applied to Biomedical Signals; Privacy Protection; Real-time Predictive Analytics; Audio Forensics/Authentication; Data Analytics
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: Automatic feature weighting in clustering of large data sets; Unsupervised feature selection; Machine Learning
Javier Andreu-Perez
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; Industrial Informatics; Deep Learning Architectures
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
Michael Barros
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
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
Eirina Bourtsoulatze
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
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
Caterina Cinel
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
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
Vito De Feo
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Faiyaz Doctor
Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Computational Intelligence; Fuzzy Systems; Ambient Intelligence Systems; Intelligent Agents; Data Driven Computational Simulation Modelling; Intelligent Immersive Environments
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: Computational neuroscience
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
Jianhua He
Reader, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
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)
Research interests: Safe Autonomy; Learning for Dynamics and Control; Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems
Shoaib Jameel
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Information Retrieval (IR); Natural Language Processing (NLP)
Delaram Jarchi
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Anish Jindal
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Smart cities; Data analytics; Artificial intelligence; Cyber-physical systems; Wireless networks; Security
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
Michael Kampouridis
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Applications of machine learning to finance; Financial forecasting & algorithmic trading; Weather derivatives; Evolutionary algorithms
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
Sefki Kolozali
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Internet of Things; Machine Learning; Semantic Web; Signal Processing; Time Series Analysis; Internet of Things in Healthcare
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
Jichun Li
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Junhua LI
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (Developing novel algorithms for classification and recognition; Detecting brain diseases based on neuroimaging data; Developing systems of monitoring human health); Computational Neuroscience (Understanding mechanisms of the brain pertaining to brain diseases, ageing, and mental states); Brain Health and Signal Processing (Providing insights into the brain health based on signals; Techniques for keeping the brain healthy and augmenting the brain capacity)
Zilong Liu
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Error Correcting Codes (e.g., LDPC, Polar, Turbo, RS/BCH); Signal Design (e.g., sequences/codebooks/waveforms) for Wireless Communications; Bayesian Inference & Iterative Receiver Design; Machine Learning for Communication Systems; Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications (URLLC) for 5G and Beyond; Hardware Prototyping/Implementation of Wireless Communication Systems; Code-Domain Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA) for Massive Connectivity; Continuous Phase Modulation (CPM); Research Allocation in Wireless Networks; Compressed Sensing for Communications; V2X Communications and Networks; DNA Coded Storage; ASIC Design of Communication and Signal Processing Algorithms
Yunfei Long
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Cunjin Luo
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Ana Matran-Fernandez
Artificial Intelligence Industry Fellow, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Brain-Computer interfaces; machine learning applied to biomedical signals; Event-Related Potentials (ERPs); Memory
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
Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) and 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)
Giorgos Papanastasiou
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: Big Data and Analytics; Brain-Computer Interface; Deep Learning; Transfer Learning; Non-Stationary Learning and Domain Adaptation; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; EEG and MEG Signal Processing; AI in Decision Making for Healthcare
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)
Research interests: Algorithms; Computational complexity theory; Constraint satisfaction problems; Stochastic processes
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
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; Satellite remote sensing; Environmental monitoring; Multispectral image processing; Solar panel inspection; Fault diagnosis
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)
Alexandros Voudouris
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Algorithmic Game Theory; Computational Social Choice; Design and Analysis of Algorithms; Algorithmic Mechanism Design
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)
Research interests: Believable Agents; Automated Game Testing
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, AI for Communications, UAV-enabled Wireless Communications; mobile edge computing, edge intelligence; 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
Xinruo Zhang
Lecturer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Radio Resource Allocation; Mobile Edge Technologies; Machine Learning for Wireless Communications; 5G and Beyond

Research members of staff

Luke Abbs
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Inas Al-Taie
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Philipp Broniecki
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Kakia Chatsiou
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Natural Language Processing
Eirini Christinaki
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Shoaib Ehsan
Senior Research Fellow, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Research interests: Computer Vision; Robotics; Embedded Systems; Artificial Intelligence
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)
Julian Forrester
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Nick Gatzoulis
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Conor Hennessy
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)
Zeba Khanam
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Farhana Liza
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Yufan Lu
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Sorin-Alexandru Mare
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Tasos Papastylianou
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Rose Power
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Kabo Pule
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Bruno Queiros Arcanjo
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Husam Quteineh
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Rodrigo Ramele
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Sangeet Saha
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Rodrigo Souza Wilkens
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Ruhma Tahir
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Muhammad Tayyab
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Olivier Thill
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Anastasia-Valentina Tomita
Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Christoph Tremmel
Senior Research Officer, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Ishwar Venugopal
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)