I am currently a Chair Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at SUSTech in Shenzhen, China's Silicon Valley. I joined SUSTech from Durham University, UK where I was the inaugural Executive Director of the Institute of Advanced Research Computing, a Chair in Computer Engineering and the Head of the Innovative Computing Group at the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences. In the past, I was a Senior Research Scientist with IBM Research, Ireland and a Professor at Trinity College Dublin and held senior faculty positions at the University of Birmingham and the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
I am a
Fellow of the World
Academy of Art and Science, a Fellow of the Royal
Society of Arts and a Fellow of the British
I hold an INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance (INSEAD International Directors Programme) and a PhD in Computer Science (with S. Furber's AMULET/APT Group) from the University of Manchester.