Top Influencers: 11 UK Assistant Professor’s To Follow in 2022

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Assistant Professor of Computer Science role. We have selected these Assistant Professor of Computer Science’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Assistant Professor of Computer Science’s. The list is in no particular order!

Ryan Adams

Assistant Professor of Computer Science @ Harvard University

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Ryan P. Adams was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Previously, he was a CIFAR Junior Research Fellow at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on machine learning and computational statistics, but he is broadly interested in questions related to artificial intelligence, computational neuroscience, machine vision, and Bayesian nonparametrics. Learn more about Ryan Adams on Crunchbase…

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Patrick McCorry

Assistant Professor @ King’s College London

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Boris Grot

Assistant Professor @ University of Edinburgh

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Boris Grot is an Assistant Professor in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. His research seeks to address efficiency bottlenecks and capability shortcomings of processing platforms for big data. His work on scaling on-chip interconnection networks to thousands of cores was selected as an IEEE Micro Top Pick. He is a Google Faculty Research Award recipient for 2014. Boris Grot has a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin. Learn more about Boris Grot on Crunchbase…

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Jason R.C. Nurse

Assistant Professor in Cyber Security @ University of Kent

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Jason R.C. Nurse is an Assistant Professor in Cyber Security at the University of Kent. He is also a Visiting Academic at the University of Oxford, a Visiting Fellow in Defence and Security at Cranfield University, and a professional member of various associations relating to cyber security research and practice. Prior to joining Kent in 2018, Dr Nurse was a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford for 7 years. For his research into the interdisciplinary aspects of cyber, Dr Nurse was nominated as a Rising Star within the UK’s EPSRC RISE Awards Campaign. Specifically, his research concentrates on investigating interdisciplinary approaches to enhance and maintain cyber security for organisations, individuals and governments. This considers the full spectrum of technologies in use today and encompasses topics such as identity security in cyberspace, privacy and security in the internet-of-things, secure electronic voting, fake news and rumours on social media, and dimensions of cybercrime. Learn more about Jason R.C. Nurse on Crunchbase…

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Christina Chinas

Assistant Professor @ Durham University

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Joe Fleming

Assistant Professor @ Coventry University

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Joe Fleming has a MSc degree in Electronic Engineering from the De Montfort University. After graduating, he joined industry for 7 years and then pursued a PhD at the university of Warwick. He then joined the WMG Electrochemical group, researching methods for in-situ instrumentation of smart energy devices. Currently working as the Lead Engineer at WMG as part of the prosperity partnership. Learn more about Joe Fleming on Crunchbase…

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Will Venters

Assistant Professor @ London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

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Will Venters is an Assistant Professor in Information Systems within the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences. His research focuses on the distributed development of widely distributed computing systems. His recent research has focused on Grid, Cloud Computing and Knowledge Management systems. He has researched the organisation of distributed work and systems in various organisations including government-related organisations, the construction industry, financial services, health, and most recently among particle physicists at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. He undertakes undertaken consultancy for a wide range of companies, and has published articles in refereed journals including the Journal of Management Studies, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Information Technology, Information Technology and People (where he is also an associate editor) and the Journal of Knowledge Management Research & Practice. Learn more about Will Venters on Crunchbase…

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Agostino Stilli

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) @ UCL

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Martin Baumers

Assistant Professor in Additive Manufacturing Management @ University of Nottingham

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Johanna Weststar

Assistant Professor @ University of Western Ontario

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Johanna is an assistant professor in the department of management and organizational studies at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. She received her Master of Industrial Relations at Queen’s University (2003) and her Ph.D. in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from the University of Toronto (2007). One of Johanna’s primary research interests is the working conditions, workplace representation and human resources processes of the video game industry. She has worked with the IGDA to design and analyze the 2009 Quality of Life survey and the 2014 Developer Satisfaction Survey and maintains a website documenting issues related to Quality of Life in the game industry: In addition, Johanna has published articles and book chapters on topics including pension board governance, pregnancy leave, underemployment, job control, workplace learning and union education. Johanna teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in industrial relations and labor studies, employee training and development, and project management. She is the current president of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association. Learn more about Johanna Weststar on Crunchbase…

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Mauro Dragone

Assistant Professor @ Heriot-Watt University

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Mauro Dragone is Assistant Professor at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Center for Robotics. Mauro Dragone has more than 12 years of experience as software architect and project manager in the software industry before his involvement with academia. His research expertise includes robotics, ubiquitous systems, agent systems and wireless sensor networks. Mauro Dragone led the EU project RUBICON (FP7-ICT-269914), building self-adaptive, cognitive robotic ecologies, i.e. systems of sensors, actuators and robotic devices working together to accomplish complex tasks while also adapting to new environments and to changing and evolving requirements with minimum human supervision. These properties can lead to cheaper, smarter and more useful applications for IoT and Robotic technology. Learn more about Mauro Dragone on Crunchbase…

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