The Alan Turing Institute has welcomed 46 new Turing Fellows from Queen Mary University of London.
19 October 2018
The Turing Fellows come from all three faculties of the University and are senior academics who will spend a portion of their time at the Institute pursuing research in data science and artificial intelligence.
Earlier this year Queen Mary became a university partner of the Institute, which is the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence, as part of a £5m investment.
The news is part of a wider announcement as the Institute welcomes more than 250 new and returning Turing Fellows as it launches its third academic year.
For the first time, this new cohort of Fellows is drawn from 11 universities around the UK, following the expansion of its university network from five founding university partners to thirteen.
Professor Wen Wang, Vice-Principal and Executive Dean (Science & Engineering), said: “We are very proud to be a university partner with the Turing Institute and this announcement represents a fantastic opportunity for our academics to work closely with the Institute to build upon our world leading research activity.
“With all three faculties involved our academics will be able to work across disciplines and push the boundaries of data science and AI.”
The Institute will also launch more than 50 new research projects in the coming months, all generated in partnership with the expanded university network.
The Institute now counts over 400 researchers in its community. This includes Turing Fellows (the largest group, made up of senior academics spending a portion of their time at the Institute), Turing Research Fellows (independent researchers employed by a partner university and based at the Institute), Doctoral Students (full time or spending an ‘enrichment’ period at the Institute) and visiting researchers from academia, business and government.
View a list of the new Turing Fellows starting their Fellowship this autumn.
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science - Dr Gianni Antichi, Dr Emmanouil Benetos, Professor Andrea Cavallaro, Dr Anthony Constantinou, Dr Felix Cuadrado, Dr Ildar Farkhatdinov, Professor Norman Fenton, Professor Sean Gong, Professor Pat Healey, Dr Julian Hough, Dr Lorenzo Jamone, Professor Simon Lucas, Dr William Marsh, Professor Martin Neil, Professor Massimo Poesio, Professor Mark Sandler, Dr Fabrizio Smeraldi, Dr Dan Stowell, Dr Gareth Tyson and Professor Steve Uhlig
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences - Professor Conrad Bessant, Dr Magda Osman, Dr Elisabetta Versace and Dr Yannick Wurm
School of Physics and Astronomy - Dr Adrian Bevan and Dr Eram Rizvi
School of Mathematical Sciences - Dr Ginestra Bianconi, Professor Michael Farber, Dr Kathrin Glau, Professor Vita Latora, Dr Silvia Liverani and Dr Primoz Skraba
School of Engineering and Materials Science - Dr Jun Chen and Professor Kaspar Althoefer
School of Law - Richard Ashcroft
School of Economics and Finance - Dr Sebastian Axbard
School of Business and Management - Dr Panos Panagiotopoulos
The William Harvey Research Institute - Dr Michael Barnes and Professor Steffen Petersen
Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine - Dr Adam Brentnall, Dr Mark Freestone and Dr John Robson
Barts Cancer Institute - Dr Pedro Cutillas, Professor Trevor Graham and Dr Prabhakar Rajan
Blizard Institute - Dr Robert Lowe
For media information, contact: