Clearing 2021

Edward Longford

Assistant Lecturer
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Graduate Laboratory Assistant
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Postgraduate Research Student
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
 Edward Longford



Currently a PhD Candidate in CSEE at Essex Uni. Formally a DBA and Assistant IT Manager for a medium sized company. Background in International Relations and Politics (Undergrad), Philosophy (A level), and Psychology (A level).


  • International Relations and Politics BSc Plymouth (2007)

  • Computing MSc Essex (2011)

Research and professional activities


Researching Social interaction and Group work within the Classroom

Supervisor: Dr Michael Gardner , Professor Victor Callaghan

Research interests

(Masters Dissertation) Waste Heat Recovery from Server Farms: Investigation of Silicon Carbide and Seebeck Devices

My project investigated the use of Silicon Carbide (SiC), and utilising the higher run temperature of a SiC processor over a conventional Silicon processor to act as the hot side of a Seebeck Device (Thermoelectric Generator) and devised a semi-passive cooling system to create a temperature difference.

(Undergrad Dissertation) Study of Power Relations in the Middle Eastern Region 1950 to Present

My projected analysed and compared the British involvement in Aden (Yemen) between 1950 and 1967 and extrapolated the experience of counter terrorism to the Occupation of Iraq between 2003 and 2007. Examining various power structures that existed in the Arab world (Super and Sub State actors) and the usage of ’Hard’ and ’Soft’ power by these actors.



4.118, Colchester Campus

Working pattern:

Office: 5A.524 [under working pattern as I cannot update the office location]