Dave Cliff joined the University of Bristol as a professor of computer science in June 2007. Prior to that he'd been a professor at the University of Southampton, an associate professor at MIT, and a lecturer at the University of Sussex. He had also spent seven years working in industry, first as a Senior Research Scientist for Hewlett-Packard Labs, then as a Director/Trader for Deutsche Bank's Foreign Exchange Complex Risk Group, in the City of London. Over the period 2005-2013, Cliff served as the Director of the UK National Research & Training Initiative in the Science and Engineering of Large-Scale Complex IT Systems, supported by more than £10m of funding from EPSRC. Cliff's research expertise is centred on automated trading systems in financial markets, and on issues of systemic resilience and stability in large-scale networked systems such as modern global financial markets. He serves as an advisor to the UK government and as a consultant to various private-sector clients.
Prof David Cliff
COMSM0010: Cloud Computing (lecturer, unit director)