Staff in the Department of Computing

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Dr Freida Abtan

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Freida is an artist and composer, primarily working with samples of both musical and non-musical objects.

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Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie

Visiting Researcher
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Mohammed has research interests in face detection and facial expression recognition, cognitive science and AI.

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Dr Edward Anstead

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Edward is interested in human computer interaction, focussing on collaborative group practices with distributed devices.

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Dr Golnaz Badkobeh

Lecturer and Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
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Golnaz has research interests in string algorithms and combinatorics on words.

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Prof Mark Bishop

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Mark works in the field of cognitive computing, researching the theory and applications of computational intelligence.

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Dr Tim Blackwell

Senior Lecturer
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Tim researches swarm intelligence, social learning, sensor networks, and live algorithms.

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Prof Michael Casey

Visiting Professor
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Michael specialises in audio signal processing and machine learning/pattern recognition.

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Prof Tim Crawford

Professorial Research Fellow in Computational Musicology
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Tim has research interests in computational approaches to musicology and music history from the 16th to 18th centuries.

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Prof Mark d'Inverno

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Mark researches the application of intelligent agents in biology, music, art and design.

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Federico Fasce

Lecturer and Researcher
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Frederico is a games designer interested in self-care and relationships in game spaces as well as furthering the medium as a form of expression.

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Dr Rebecca Fiebrink

Senior Lecturer
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Rebecca’s research combines human-computer interaction and signal processing to allow people to apply machine learning.

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Prof Frederic Fol Leymarie

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Frederic works on creativity and AI systems, including robots which can perform artistic skills similar to humans.

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Dr Jamie Forth

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Jamie is a musician, artist/coder, and interdisciplinary researcher, focussing on music networks and inclusivity.

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Saskia Freeke

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Saskia is an artist and creative coder whose art work focusses on structure, geometry and playfulness.

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Andy Freeman

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Andy is a lecturer specialising in digital journalism, data visualisation and digital interactions.

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Dr Betty Fyn-Sydney

Associate Lecturer
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Betty is a mathematician with interests in group theory, representation theory, and coding theory.

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Max Garagnani

Lecturer in Computer Science
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Max’s research lies at the intersection of computational and cognitive neuroscience.

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Dr Aaron Gerow

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Aaron is interested in computational social science, network science, text mining, and statistical semantics.

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Michael Ghebru

Associate Lecturer
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Michael is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and his interest are in learning and teaching.

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Dr Marco Gillies

Senior Lecturer / Director of Distance Learning
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Marco’s research centres on how we can create technologies that work with embodied, tacit human knowledge.

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Dr Jeremy Gow

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Jeremy’s research asks how can computers understand play and be involved in the design of video games.

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Prof Mick Grierson

Director of Research
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Mick finds new approaches to the creation of sounds, images and video through signal processing and machine learning.

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Nicolas Hine

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Nick’s vocation is to seek to optimise the fit between technology and people.

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Matthew Hoban

Lecturer in Computer Science
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Matthew is interested in the difference between quantum and non-quantum information and firmly believes that the former is the future of computing.

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Lane Palmer Hughston

Professor of Mathematics
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Lane is a Professor of Mathematics who's interests include general relativity, cosmology and twistor theory, among many others.

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Janis Jefferies

Emeritus Professor of Visual Arts
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Janis Jefferies is Emeritus Professor of Visual Arts, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.

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Dr Simon Katan

Senior Lecturer in Computing Director of Undergraduate Studies
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Simon is a digital artist with a background in music and an interest with games and play.

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Dr Rodger Kibble

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Rodger is interested with natural language semantics, intelligent agent theories, and dialogue modelling.

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Prof William Latham

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William is a designer of computer games and computer artist with expertise in evolutionary art.

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Andy Lomas

Lecturer in Creative Computing
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Andy is an Emmy award-winning computational artist exploring the complex nature of form and the simulation of growth processes.

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Dr Dan McQuillan

Lecturer in Creative & Social Computing
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Dan is a Lecturer in Creative & Social Computing at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

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Matteo Menapace

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Matteo is a technology educator and game designer with interests in the use of games as social interfaces.

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Prof Fionn Murtagh

Professor of Data Science (part-time)
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For over 35 years, Fionn has been a leader in the research of clustering and data analysis, computational statistics.

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Dr James Ohene-Djan

Senior Lecturer and Assistant Pro Warden
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James is interested in digital entrepreneurial studies, social video technologies, and location-based digital services

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Dr Sylvia Xueni Pan

Lecturer in Graphics
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Sylvia has extensive experience working in VR researching Virtual Reality technology and social neuroscience.

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Phoenix Perry

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Phoenix creates physical games and user experiences and is an advocate for women in game development.

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Dr Helen Pritchard

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As an artist and geographer, Helen’s works across computational aesthetics, geography and feminist technoscience.

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Prof Jane Prophet

Visiting Tutor
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Jane takes an interdisciplinary approach to work in areas of digital art and media, and art-science collaboration.

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Dr Ida Pu

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Ida specialises in probabilistic and average case algorithms, data structures and communications and complexity theory.

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Dr Lance Putnam

Research Associate
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Lance is a composer and researcher, interested in generative art, digital sound synthesis and media signal processing.

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Evan Raskob

Lecturer in Physical and Creative Computing
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Evan is an interactive artist whose work investigates live computational and procedural sculpting.

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Dr Christophe Rhodes

Senior Lecturer
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Christophe’s interests are musical structure and representation and programming language compilation and environments.

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Dr Sara Santos

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Sara is a mathematician who loves teaching and engaging the public with mathematics, science and engineering.

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Prof Andrew Shoben

Professor of Public Art

Andrew is an artist working at the cutting edge of computer technology to create innovative artworks in public spaces.

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Dr Daniel Stamate

Senior Lecturer in Data Science
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Daniel’s research interests concern problems and applications involving soft computing and data science.

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Prof Atau Tanaka

Professor of Media Computing
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Atau researches embodied musical interaction, human computer interaction and gestural computer music performance.

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Prof Stephen Todd

Visiting Professor
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Stephen works on the Mutator VR project, finding applications for it in biological visualisation and digital art.

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Patrick Tresset

Visiting Research Fellow
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Patrick is a French artist and scientist using “clumsy robotics” to create autonomous and playful cybernetic entities.

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Jamie Ward

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Jamie's interests include wearable computing, social neuroscience, and theatre. He is particularly interested in how wearable computing can help to capture and model human activity.

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Dr Sarah Wiseman

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Sarah’s focusses on human computer interaction, specifically the design of data entry interfaces in hospitals.

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Dr Matthew Yee-King

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Matthew interests are in education technology, automatic sound synthesizer programming and interactive music systems.

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Prof Robert Zimmer

Professor (Head of Department)
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Robert specialises in AI, safety-critical systems, humanities computing, and digital multimedia with applications.

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Alan Zucconi

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Alan Zucconi is a passionate lecturer and developer, currently working in the intersection between Creativity and Education.