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Andrew ware 06

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BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, FBCS, SFHEA


As Professor in Computing, Andrew is engaged in both teaching and research. He is currently supervising eight PhD students and leading on a number of initiatives with local companies.

Beyond the University, Professor Ware is currently working as external examiner in Oxford Brookes University, Professor Ware is currently the USW representative on a European Funded Intensive Programmes and involved in research projects with Tata Steel and NWIS.


Andrew has supervised nearly 30 PhD students and has lead on collaborative projects both within the UK and Europe. He has lectured in many parts of the World including the USA, Canada, Singapore and Hong Kong. His main research interest is the application of AI techniques to help solve real world problems.


Professor of Computing


Recent Keynote Lectures

“The Advance of Intelligent Systems” to be given at the 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering Sciences & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan, August 2017.

Keynote lecture “Big Data: Mining for Information Nuggets” given at Frontiers of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2016.

Keynote lecture “Intelligent Systems: Past, Present Future” given at 10th IEEE International Conference on Open Source Systems and Technologies, Lahore, Pakistan, December 2016.

Keynote lecture “Friend or Foe? What is the potential for AI systems?” given at the International Conference on Computing, Communication and Security, Mauritius, December 2015.

Keynote lecture “Intelligent Systems” given at Frontiers of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, December 2015.

Keynote talk “Intelligent Systems: The Hype and the Reality” given at the Sixth Annual International Conference on ICT: Big Data, Cloud and Security (ICT-BDCS 2015), Singapore, July 2015.

Keynote lectures “Enabling Development in Africa through Research in ICT and Computing” and “Developing the Knowledge Economy – Vital Lessons for Africa” given at the Second Covenant University International Conference on African Development Issues, Lagos, Nigeria, May 2015.


Fellow of the British Computer Society, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


External / Professional Representation:

Currently External Examiner for Oxford Brookes University.


Main research area: Applied Artificial Intelligence

Current Research Activities:

The majority of Andrew’s research activities are carried out in collaboration with industry, commerce and other universities. In addition, he has initiated and developed collaborative links with institutions in Germany, Greece and Romania. These links have resulted in joint publications with the institutions involved and with the development of jointly supervised PhD programmes.

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