Each student will have an industrial supervisor and two academic supervisors, one with expertise aligned with “Future Computing Systems” and one aligned with “Towards a Data-Driven Future”.

Our pool of academic supervisors is drawn from a diverse range of disciplines spanning those at the heart of Data Science (e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics and Engineering), disciplines that are often associated with application of Data Science (e.g. Bioinformatics and Geographic Information Science) and those that are perhaps engaged less frequently (e.g. Sociology). 

Next Generation Data Science Supervisors

Professor Simon Maskell

Electrical Engineering and Electronics

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Professor Jason Ralph

Electrical Engineering and Electronics

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Dr. Angel Garcia Fernandez

Electrical Engineering and Electronics

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Professor Yalin Zheng

Eye and Vision Sciences

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Dr. Sebastian Timme

Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering

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Dr. Xingping Yi

Electrical Engineering and Electronics

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Professor Prudence Wong

Department of Computer Science

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Dr. Murat Uney

Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Electronics

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Dr Mark White

Deapartment of Mecahnical, Materials and Aerospace 

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Professor Leszek Gasieniec

Department of Computer Sciences

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Dr Vitaliy Kurlin

Department of Computer Sciences 

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Dr Peter Green 

Mechanicals, Materials and Aerospace Engineering 

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Professor Piotr Krysta 

Computer Science

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Dr Lee Devlin


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Dr Daniel Colquitt

Senior Lecturer, Mathematical Sciences

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Dr Ian Sandall

Senior Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Electronics

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Dr Kirsty McKay

Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Electronics

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Professor Mario Gianni

Senior Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Electronics

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Professor Yaochun Shen

Electrical Engineering and Electronics

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Anna Auer-Fowler

Health Data Science

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Dr Alessandro Varsi

Electrical Engineering & Electronics 

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Future Computing Supervisors

Dr. Katie Atkinson

Computer science

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Professor Paul Spirakis

Computer science

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Dr. Alexei Lisitsa

Computer science

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Professor Vassil Alexandrov

STFC Hartree

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Dr. Igor Potapov 

Computer science

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Jony Castagna

STFC Hartree

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Dominic Richards

STFC Hartree

Robert Firth

STFC Hartree

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Assistant Professor Bei Peng

Department of Computer Science

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Dr Xiaowei Huang

Department of Computer Science

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Dr Anh Nguyen

Department of Computer Science

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Simon Goodchild

Data Scientist, STFC Hartree

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Dr Jelena Milisavljevic-Sayed

Civil Engineering and Industry Design

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Dr Stewart Haslinger

Mathematical Sciences

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Professor Rida Laraki

Computer Science

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Professor Sven Schewe

Compter Science/Head of AI

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Dr Dominik Wojtczak

Computer Science

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Dr Kostas Tsakalidis

Computer Science

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Industrial supervisors




Ian Miles


Aleph Insights

John Pattinson



Andy Peace

Technical Manager

Aircraft Research Association

Moira Maina

R&D Director

Aircraft Research Association

Dr Nagesh Kalakonda

Reader and Honorary Consultant

The Clatterbridge Centre for Cancer

Russell Coleman

Head of Engineering, ISR & Space Solutions

Collins Aerospace

Scott Page

Business Unit Director


Simon Lee

Principal Researcher

Denbridge Marine

Kirsten McMilan

DataSEA (Science, Engineering & Analytics) 

Dog's Trust 

Colin Rebbettes


Draken Aero

Jordi Barr

Signal Processing and Fusion Technical Leader 


Todd Robinson

 Principal Data Scientist


Alasdair Hunter



Ronni Bowman

Senior Principal Statistician


Duncan Williams



Tom L.


UK Gov

Robert Allison

Specialist Statistician

UK Gov

Joseph Brindley

Research and Development


Tim Acland

Chrief Technology Officer


Ed Pyzer-Knapp

Research Lead, Machine Learning and AI 


David Greig

Lead System Engineer


Gareth Rees

Algorithm R&D expert


Matt Long

Deputy Director, OIC, MSHT, Commodity and Borders, Threat Leadership Command


Paul Waller

Head of Capability Research


Dan Reisel

Women's Health Researcher

Newson Health 

Ian Williams

Lead Technologist

NSG Pilkington

Dy Syvain Manso 

Research Engineer

Nova Systems

Richard Lane

Principle Scientist


Dr Grant McClean

Chief Technology Officer

Raytheon Technologies

Xiaoyun Yang


Remark AI

David Hill

Chief Technology Officer


Nigel Browning

Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineer

Sivananthan Laboratories

Robert Taylor

Group Leader ASW Sonar & Algorithms

Thales UK

Arthur Breitman



Stuart Riches

Director of Intelligent Sonar

Ultra Electronics

Mark Newman

R&D Director


Joanne O’Keeffe

 Microbiology Science & Technology


Louise Connell/Amanda Lane 

Sustainable Packaging Lead Materials Scientist


Prof Chris Reed

Centre for Argument Technology (ARG-tech)

University of Dundee

Gordon Cain

Managing Director



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