I am the University of Bristol's Academic Research IT Manager in the new Research IT service, working in partnership with Advanced Computing, IT Services, Research Data Service (data.bris) and RED. Until March 2014 I was the Assistant Director of IT Services Research and Development / ILRT at the University of Bristol, where I worked with a group of fun-loving, talented colleagues on:
Before joining the University in 1992, I worked for several years as a computer games programmer for companies like Melbourne House, Mastertronic, Virgin Games and Electronic Arts.
I have a research background in e-Science and e-Research with a particular interest in their intersection with machine learning and logic programming. Some of this work also falls within the broad spectrum of Big Data research.
I was a part-time postgraduate research student 2003-2014. My supervisor was Professor Peter Flach; external examiner, Professor Carole Goble CBE; and internal examiner, Dr Tim Kovacs. The title of my thesis is Higher-order Frameworks for Profiling and Matching Heterogeneous Data.