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Current staff

Current Research Students

  • Alessandro Spinuso, PhD Student started January 2012; Supervisors: Malcolm Atkinson
  • Luca Trani, PhD Student started January 2012; Supervisors: Malcolm Atkinson
  • Ole Weidner, PhD Student started January 2011; Supervisors: Malcolm Atkinson, Shantenu Jha and Adam Barker
  • Gary McGilvary, PhD Student started October 2010; Supervisors: Malcolm Atkinson, Ashley Lloyd and Adam Barker
  • Shahriar Bijani, PhD Student started May 2009; Supervisors: Dave Robertson and David Aspinall
  • Ashwag Maghraby, PhD Student started October 2009; Supervisors: Dave Robertson and Adela Grando
  • Xi Bai, PhD Student started October 2008; Supervisors: Dave Robertson, Ewan Klein and Wamberto Vasconcelos

Visitors

  • Visakh Muraleedharan, Nov 2012, from Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
  • Dr Josep Rius, July-Sept 2012, from the University of Lleida, Spain
  • Dr Siu-wai Leung, June 2012, from the University of Macau
  • Dr Steven Lynden, March 2012, from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
  • Dr Makoto Yui, Sept-Nov 2011, from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
  • Dr Yusuke Tanimure, Aug 2011, from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
  • Mr Miquel Orobitg Cortada, Sept-Nov 2011, from the University of Lleida, Spain
  • Mr Raúl Valín Ferreiro, Jan-Apr 2011, from Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Mr Josep Rius, Jun-Aug 2010, from the University of Lleida, Spain
  • Mr Rory Newton, Jan 2010, from the University of Manchester, UK
  • Mr István Juhos, Jul-Aug 2009, from the University of Szeged, Hungary
  • Mr Carlos Buil Aranda, Jul-Sep 2009, from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Dr Javier Fernández Muñoz, Feb-May 2009, from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
  • Mr Alexander Wöhrer, Aug 2008, from the University of Vienna, Austria
  • Dr Ela Hunt, May 2008, from ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • Dr Douglas Armstrong, Sep 2007-Aug 2008, from the University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Dr Jon Weissman, Aug 2007-Jul 2008, from the University of Minnesota, USA
  • Dr Shantenu Jha , Mar 2007-Feb 2008, from Louisiana State University, USA
  • Prof Peter Brezany, Apr 2007, Jun 2007, Aug 2008, Aug 2009, July 2010, from the University of Vienna, Austria
  • Ms Sandra Gesing, Feb 2007, Mar 2008, Aug 2008, Apr 2009, Sep 2009, Apr 2010, from the University of Tübingen, Germany

Alumni

  • Fan Zhu, PhD Student (October 2009-November 2012). Supervisors: Malcolm Atkinson, Trevor Carpenter, Jano van Hemert, Joanna Wardlaw and David Rodríguez González. Then research fellow in the Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics (CCMB), University of Michigan.
  • Dr Donald MacDonald, Research Associate (October 2011-September 2012)
  • Chee-Sun Liew, PhD Student (October 2008-September 2012); Supervisors: Malcolm Atkinson, Murray Cole and Jano van Hemert
  • Luna De Ferrari, PhD Student; Supervisors: Igor Goryanin, Stuart Aitken and Jano van Hemert
  • Pratyusha Doddapaneni, Research Intern (Nov 2011-June 2012)
  • Jinhan Kim, PhD Student (October 2008-2012); Supervisors: Dave Robertson and Paolo Besana
  • Nikolaos Chatzinikolaou, PhD Student (October 2007-2012); Supervisors: Dave Robertson and Jano van Hemert
  • Phil Graham, PhD Student (October 2007-2012); Supervisors: Dave Robertson and Austin Tate
  • Yin Chen, PhD Student (March 2006-2011); Supervisors: Malcolm Atkinson, Stuart Aitken
  • Thomas French, PhD Student (October 2006-2011); Supervisors: Austin Tate, Stephen Potter, Gerhard Wickler , Jano van Hemert and Jose Torero
  • Rob Kitchen, PhD Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert, Peter Clarke and Varrie Ogilvie (then Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University School of Medicine)
  • Dr Gagarine Yaikhom, Research Associate (June 2009-Jan2011, then Research Fellow at Cardiff University)
  • Alessandro Spinuso, Research Engineer
  • Luca Trani, Research Engineer
  • Hwee Yong Ong, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Liangxiu Han and Jano van Hemert
  • Yue Ma, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Chee Sun Liew, Malcolm Atkinson and Jano van Hemert
  • Gideon Jansen Van Vuuren, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert and Jan Wildenhain
  • Martha Axiak, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert and Tom Kitching
  • Jeff Poznanovic, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert, Dave Liewald and Gail Davies
  • Andrejs Mironovs, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Liangxiu Han and Jano van Hemert
  • Charalampos Sfyrakis, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert
  • Gareth Francis, Distributed Scientific Computing MSc Student; Supervisors: Jos Koetsier and Jano van Hemert
  • Harika Yasa, Google Summer of Code 2010; Supervisors: Jos Koetsier and Jano van Hemert
  • Dr Liangxiu Han, Research Associate (Mar 2006-Sep 2010, then Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University)
  • Dr Laura Valkonen, Research Associate (Apr-Nov 2009, then Editorial Assistant for PPLS at the department for Human Cognitive Neuroscience of the University of Edinburgh)
  • Dr Kostas Karasavvas, Research Associate (2005-2009, then Lecturer at the Private Universities of Greece)
  • Tantana Saengngam, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert and Liangxiu Han (summer 2009)
  • Makrymallis Antonios, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert and Rachel Walcott (summer 2009, then RA at University College London and PassivSystems http://www.passivsystems.com)
  • Mark MacGillivray, e-Science MSc Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert, Wendy Bickmore and Marco Roos (summer 2009, then technician at Jewel and Esk College, Edinburgh)
  • Albert Heyrovsky, e-Science MSc Student; Supervisors: David Rodriguez, Jano van Hemert and Trevor Carpenter (summer 2009)
  • Raviteja Dodda, Google Summer Code 2009 Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert and Jos Koetsier
  • Dr Mark Collins, Research Associate (Jan-July 2009, now CEO of Gulfstream Software)
  • Carl Orebäck, Informatics UG4 Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert and Jos Koetsier (Sep 2008-Apr 2009)
  • Andrei Lyashko, Informatics UG4 Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert and Rob Kitchen (Sep 2008-Apr 2009)
  • Matthew Carr, Informatics UG4 Student; Supervisor: Jano van Hemert (Sep 2008-Apr 2009)
  • Dr David Bacigalupo, Research Associate (Jan-April 2009, then RA at Southampton University)
  • Dr Jean O'Donoghue, Research Associate (Aug-Oct 2008, then RA at Cancer Research UK)
  • David Macrandal, e-Science MSc Student; Supervisors: Rob Kitchen and Jano van Hemert (summer 2008)
  • Jessie Li, e-Science MSc Student; Supervisors: Jano van Hemert, Jos Koetsier and Srihathai Prammanee (summer 2008; then University of Oxford Brookes)
  • Adarsh Hiremangalur Ramsesh, e-Science MSc Student; Supervisors: Malcolm Atkinson, Kostas Karasavvas and Elias Theocharopoulos (summer 2008)
  • Pei Pei, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Dave Berry and Liangxiu Han (summer 2008)
  • Nikos Kyprianou, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Jos Weissman and Adam Barker (summer 2008; then Research In Motion, designers of the Blackberry)
  • Kemian Dang, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Dave Berry and Yin Chen (summer 2008)
  • Omer Jilani, Informatics MSc Student; Supervisors: Jon Weissman and Murray Cole (summer 2008)
  • Dr Adam Barker, Research Associate (Mar 2007-Jul 2008, then a PDRA at the University of Oxford)
  • Dr Srihathai Prammanee, Research Associate (Oct 2007-Jul 2008, then an ERCIM fellowship in Finland)
  • Ciaran Hearne, Informatics UG4 Student (Sep 2007-Mar 2008), then a business consultant for SIMCORP (http://www.simcorp.com/)
  • Dr Attila Gyenesei, Research Associate (until Dec 2007, then PDRA at the MRC HGU, Director of Research and Development of GenoSyst)
  • Rob Kitchen, MSc Student (graduated Sept 2007, then PhD project with us)
  • Ian Archibald, MSc Student (graduated Sept 2007, then PDRA at the MRC HGU)
  • Amin Khan, MSc Student (graduated Sept 2007, then job in industry in India)
  • Lihao Liang, MSc Student (graduated Sept 2006, then returned to China)