Our research interests cover a wide spectrum of computing topics. We have particular strength in the areas of investigation of security of embedded computer systems and Internet of Things (IoT), HCI, server-side systems, forensic computing and cybercrime forensics.
Dr Hannan Azhar:
- Image processing and pattern recognition for wildlife, biometric, forensic and border security applications.
- Pervasive computing and ambient intelligence for Internet of Things.
- Brain computer interfaces, assistive technologies and robotic systems to enhance the quality of life.
Dr David J Bennett:
- Usability of forensic and security software, healthcare-related systems, teaching of computer programming.
Dr Richard Henson:
- Machine learning, image processing and understanding, field analogical reasoning.
Mr Mike Hewitt:
- Quantum computing and quantum information theory.
- Quantum virtualisation of classical algorithms and machines.
Dr Abhaya Induruwa:
- Security of the internet of things, smart device forensics, distributed computing architectures for large-scale mobile phone investigation.
Dr Ian Kennedy:
- Application of malware forensics to criminal investigations.
- Evaluation of digital forensic tools towards increasing the confidence in their use within the Criminal Justice System.
- Errors and uncertainty in forensic science.
- Accreditation and professional practice in the Digital Forensic and Cybersecurity domains.
Mr Reza Mousoli:
- Cyber security, e-safety, privacy and confidentiality, computer trust management, semantic analysis for spam filtering and traffic analysis.
Dr Man Qi:
- Cybercrime laws and forensics, intelligent computing and applications, cloud and green computing, computer graphics/image/animation, human-computer interaction, web/e-commerce applications.
Dr Vijay Sahota:
- Collaborative scientific research, grid/HPC/distributed systems, parallel/concurrent programming, mass information processing, scientific imaging/models.
Dr Paul Stephens:
- Cybercrime education, digital forensics, encryption, distributed systems and networks, policing digital crime.