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Qualifications

PhD “Integration of a Navigation with a Behavioural Control scheme” (University of Wales, 2000)
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (University of Glamorgan, 1994)

About

Course Leader for the Undergraduate Computer Science programmme.
Prior to joining the University Christopher worked in a number of industrial electronics roles, on instrumentation and environmental testing, as technical support and programming for room controllers and audio visual equipment.
Within the University he has developed and delivered a large number short courses for industry, across a broad subject area, ranging from practical PLC and SCADA system programming courses to overviews of computer games technology for industrial partners such as the IPO.
He has also developed or contributed to the development of undergraduate and Master’s programmes primarily in the area of applied computer science.

Responsibilities

Course Leader Undergraduate Computer Science Programmes
Auditor FBS [Faculty of Business and Society] Faculty Quality Assurance Committee

Memberships

Member Institute of Physics
Fellow HEA

External

External Examiner:
Liverpool Hope University
University of Northampton

Research

Christopher’s research centres on robotics and Artificial intelligence. Particularly in human robot interaction and the simulation of behaviour.

Research Supervision:


Current supervision includes projects centred on the identification and simulation of human behaviour in computer game non-player characters; the application of AI to pattern of life analysis in industrial control systems and the application of 5g networks and AI techniques in SCADA systems.
Christopher has successfully supervised a number of PhD and MRes programmes.

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