Our researchers

Pioneering research is the lifeblood of the school and is evidenced by the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), in which over 80% of the school’s research was judged to be internationally excellent or world leading.

WEIRU LIU

WEIRU LIU

MAKING THIS A SMARTER WORLD

A monitor on Professor Weiru Liu’s desk shows an image of Spiri, a programmable, autonomous flying robot equipped with sensors, GPS, cameras, Wi-Fi and cloud support...

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SAKIR SEZER

A NEW FORCE IN THE WORLD OF CYBER DEFENCE

After completing his primary degree at RWTH Aachen University in Germany, Turkish-born Sakir Sezer first discovered his passion for designing hardware-based network processing following a student exchange programme with Queen's University and subsequent employment at a local high-tech start-up...

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DIMITRIOS NIKOLOPOULOS

Dimitrios Nikolopoulos

High Performance and Distributed Computing

Dimitrios Nikolopoulos holds the Chair in High Performance and Distributed Computing and directs the HPDC Research Cluster. His research explores scalable computing systems for data-driven applications and new computing paradigms at the limits of performance, power and reliability...

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William Scanlon

William Scanlon

Smart People - The Future of Mobile Communication

William Scanlon’s interest in communication has been lifelong. ‘When I was primary school age, I used to sit in my granny’s kitchen fiddling with ham radios, building little electronic circuits, trying to write clever code for my own microcomputer, that type of thing’...

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