People – Networks and Distributed Computing

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Academic Staff

Leszek Gąsieniec

Professor email Ashton 3.21    

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  AlgorithmsDistributed Computing and CommunicationNetworks and Search Problems with applications

Module coordinator for:  COMP533 COMP702

Nikhil Mande

Lecturer email Ashton 3.14    

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  ComplexityQuery complexityCommunication complexityQuantum computingAnalysis of Boolean functionsApproximation theory

Module coordinator for:  COMP335 Communicating Computer Science COMP202 Complexity of Algorithms

Othon Michail

Senior Lecturer email Holt 2.14    

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  Distributed ComputingAlgorithms and ComplexityComputabilityAlgorithmic Theory of Dynamic Networks, and Programmable Matter

Terry Payne

Senior Lecturer email Ashton 2.18    

Research Groups:  Networks

Research Interests:  The use of ontological knowledge for the support of agent-based service discovery and the exploration of dialogue-based negotiation approaches to establish contextually-relevant ontological alignment between interacting agents on the fly

Igor Potapov

Professor email Ashton 3.15    

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  Reachability questionsautomataformal languages,semigroups and iterative mapsAlgorithms and combinatorics on wordsabstract algebratopology and computation theoryDistributed computational models

Paul Spirakis

Professor email    

Research Groups:  ECCONetworks

Research Interests:  AlgorithmsComplexityFoundations of Distributed Computing and AlgorithmicGame Theory

John Sylvester

Lecturer email Ashton 3.20    

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  random processesrandom graphsMarkov chains(temporal) graph theoryanalysis of algorithmsalgorithm science

Module coordinator for:  COMP523 Advanced Algorithmic Techniques

Sebastian Wild

Senior Lecturer email Ashton 2.23    

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  data structuresefficient algorithmscomputation over compressed datasortinganalysis of algorithmsalgorithm science

Module coordinator for:  COMP526 Applied Algorithmics COMP555 Advances in TCS

Prudence Wong

Professor email Ashton 3.18    

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  Design and analysis of algorithms for optimization problemson-line and approximation algorithmsenergy efficient schedulinggraph and network algorithmsnetwork communication algorithmscomputational biology

Viktor Zamaraev

Senior Lecturer email Ashton 2.23    

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  graph theorycombinatoricstemporal graphsdiscrete mathematics

Module coordinator for:  COMP337/527 Data Mining and Visualisation

Michele Zito

Lecturer email Ashton 3.06    

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  Combinatorics and ComputingDiscrete Mathematics and Algorithmicsrandom structuresrandomized algorithmsSmart Energy and Computational Sustainability

Students

Nada Almalki

PhD student

Supervisors:  Othon Michail and Viktor Zamaraev

Research Groups:  NetworksACTO

Research Interests:  Dynamic networksTemporal graphs

Elektra Kypridemou

PhD Student    

Supervisors:  Michele Zito and Marco Bertamini

Research Groups:  Networks

Research Interests:  Graph TheoryVisual PerceptionGraph DrawingInformation VisualitationKnowledge RepresentationArtificial Intelligence

Eva Onokpasa

PhD student email    

Supervisors:  Sebastian Wild and Prudence Wong

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  compressionRNA secondary structuresconstraint-satisfaction problems

Ben Smith

PhD student email    

Supervisors:  Sebastian Wild and Leszek Gąsieniec

Research Groups:  ACTONetworks

Research Interests:  bamboo garden trimmingalgorithm science