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Dr Edward Anstead

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Lecturer and programme lead BSc Computer Science. Research interests include Human Computer interaction and e-learning.

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Omar B Karakchi

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My research interest is in the field of applied mathematics and non linear differential equations.

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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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Dr Raju Chinthalapati

Reader in Financial Technologies
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Raju’s research focuses on Financial Technologies, Big Data Analysis, Computational Finance, Financial Econometrics and Operations Research.

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Tom Cole

Lecturer in Computing
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HCI/Games Researcher working on emotional engagement in videogames.

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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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Rachel Falconer

Lecturer / Goldsmiths Digital Project Manager
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Rachel is a digital art curator, researcher and lecturer in Digital Arts Computing and Creative Computing.

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Federico Fasce

Lecturer and Researcher
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Game design, play as a language and game anthropology

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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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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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Dr Max Garagnani

Lecturer in Computer Science
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Max works on building neurobiologically realistic, deep, neural-network models of cognition (in particular, language).

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Dr Jennifer George

Computing Head of Department (

Jennifer’s research areas include human computer interaction, accessibility and research through design.

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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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Prof Mick Grierson

Visiting professor
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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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Dr Nicolas Hine

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

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Dr Matty 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 mathematician who carries out research in quantum informatics, financial technology, financial mathematics, general relativity, and statistical mechanics.

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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 Konstantin Kapinchev

Lecturer in Computing
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Konstantin's research interests include concurrent and parallel computing and digital signal processing.

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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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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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Joe McAlister

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Joe is an artist and privacy advocate. His work focuses on how technology can be used to aid progressive discussion.

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Jon McClellan

Senior Lecturer
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3d Artist and 2d and VFX Compositor, Editor and Designer with over 25 years broadcast and film post-production experience, specialising in 3d modelling, animation, and visual effects compositing, motion design, and vfx editing, with a thorough understanding of the latest digital film workflows.

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Dr Sean McGrath

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Sean’s research explores the intersection between technology and people, with a particular focus on audio.

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Dr Dan McQuillan

Lecturer in Creative & Social Computing
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Currently writing a book on 'AI for the People' for Bristol University Press.

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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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Dr Theo Papatheodorou

Senior Lecturer / Director of Postgraduate Studies / Deputy Head of Department
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Theo is interested in generative algorithms, computational art, free software, and the hacker movement.

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Sumit Paul-Choudhury

Visiting Research Fellow
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Sumit is a writer and entrepreneur interested in the commercial and recreational applications of creative computing.

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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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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 Larisa Soldatova

Reader in Data Science
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Larisa joined Goldsmiths in November 2017 as director of the online Masters in Data Science programme.

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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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Dr Jamie A 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

Programme Director, BSc Computer Science online
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Matthew interests are in education technology, automatic sound synthesizer programming and interactive music systems.

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Bruno Zamborlin

Honorary visiting research fellow
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Bruno's research focuses on converting physical objects into interactive surfaces using vibration sensors and AI

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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, working in the intersection between Creativity and Education.