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David Cliff


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 A#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
Department of Computer Science
University of Bristol
Merchant Venturers Building
Woodland Road
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 117 33-15105
Fax: +44 117 954-5208

David's personal web site


CS Publications


COMSM2006: Algorithmic and Economic Aspects of the Internet (lecturer, unit director)
COMSM0010: Cloud Computing (lecturer, unit director)