People

LIRA is comprised of leading academics from across Lancaster University, from the Engineering Department, School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster Environment Centre, the Faculty of Health and Medicine, the Management School and more. Many of them are Fellows of the IEEE, ACM or IET. Also contributing to the group are members of small-medium sized enterprises that are based at Lancaster University.

Centre Director

Plamen Angelov

Centre for Technological Futures , Cyber Security Research Centre (Data), DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Data Science), Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Academic Centre of Excellence), Security Lancaster (Systems Security)

+44 (0)1524 510391

Centre Administrator

Megan Dent

Megan Dent

School Office Assistant

+44 (0)1524 510337

Research Theme Leads

David Cheneler

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Nuclear

+44 (0)1524 594578 B12, B - Floor, Engineering Building
Richard Jiang

Dr Richard Jiang

Senior Lecturer

DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Data Science)

+44 (0)1524 510519
Richard Harper

Professor Richard Harper

Professor, Co-Director of the Institute for Social Futures

Institute for Social Futures - Leadership Team, ISF Directors, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, MSF Leads, SCC (Pervasive Systems)

Michael James

Professor Michael James

Professor in Lancaster Environment Centre

DSI - Environment, Earth Science, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Understanding a changing planet

B522a, B - Floor, LEC 1 & 2
Allahyar Montazeri

Centre for Transport & Logistics (CENTRAL), Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Nuclear

A039, A - Floor, Science and Technology
Jemma Kerns

Dr Jemma Kerns FHEA

Senior Lecturer and Director of Assessment

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

Qiang Ni

Cyber Security Research Centre (Communications), DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Communication Systems), Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Academic Centre of Excellence), Security Lancaster (Networks), Security Lancaster (Systems Security)

B23, B - Floor, Infolab
Hossein Rahmani

Dr Hossein Rahmani

Lecturer in Data Science

DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Data Science)

D17, D - Floor, InfoLab21
Neeraj Suri

Professor Neeraj Suri

Distinguished Professor & Chair in Cyber Security

Cyber Security Research Centre (Security Group), SCC (Security), Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Distributed Systems), Security Lancaster (Software Security), Security Lancaster (Systems Security)

+44 (0)7539 427396
Amjad Fayoumi

Dr Amjad Fayoumi

Lecturer in Information Systems

Centre for Technological Futures , Health Systems, Information Systems, Simulation and Stochastic Modelling

Management School

Members

George Aggidis

Energy, Energy Lancaster, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 593052 C08, C - Floor, Engineering Building
Peter Atkinson

Professor Peter Atkinson

Professor, Faculty Dean

DSI - Environment, Geospatial Data Science, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

Sumi Helal

Professor Sumi Helal

Chair in Digital Health

Digital Health Group

Richard Harper

Professor Richard Harper

Professor, Co-Director of the Institute for Social Futures

Institute for Social Futures - Leadership Team, ISF Directors, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, MSF Leads, SCC (Pervasive Systems)

Monideepa Tarafdar

Centre for Technological Futures , DSI - Health, Health Systems, Information Systems, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Technology, Systems and Organisation

A042, A - Floor, Management School
Alan Blackburn

Geospatial Data Science, Improving global stewardship, Innovation for a better environment, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Understanding a changing planet

A25, A - Floor, LEC 3
Christine Milligan

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)7939 314552 C054, C - Floor, Furness College
Pedro Rivera Diaz Del Castillo

Professor Pedro Rivera Diaz Del Castillo

LPW / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 592439
Andrew Kennedy

Professor Andrew Kennedy

Chair in Advanced Manufacturing

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

D08, D - Floor, Engineering Building
Konstantinos Zografos

Professor Konstantinos Zografos

Distinguished Professor

Centre for Transport & Logistics (CENTRAL), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK , DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Mathematical Models and Algorithms for Allocating Scarce Airport Resource (OR-MASTER), Optimisation, STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training

Leandro Soriano Marcolino

Dr Leandro Soriano Marcolino

Lecturer in Data Engineering

DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Data Science)

B21, B - Floor, InfoLab21
Allan Rennie

Professor Allan Rennie

Casual - Course Consultant, Professor

Centre for Global Eco-innovation , Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Lancaster Product Development Unit, Structures, Materials and Manufacturing, Work and Health Forum

D28, D - Floor, Engineering Building
Barry Porter

Dr Barry Porter

Senior Lecturer

DSI - Foundations, DSI - Health, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Distributed Systems)

+44 (0)1524 592882 C16, C - Floor, Infolab
Amit Chopra

Dr Amit Chopra

Senior Lecturer

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Software Engineering)

Qiang Ni

Cyber Security Research Centre (Communications), DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Communication Systems), Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Academic Centre of Excellence), Security Lancaster (Networks), Security Lancaster (Systems Security)

B23, B - Floor, Infolab
David Cheneler

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Nuclear

+44 (0)1524 594578 B12, B - Floor, Engineering Building
Stephen Monk

Doctorate Centre in Nuclear Engineering, Energy Lancaster, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Nuclear, Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Networks)

+44 (0)1524 592983
Allahyar Montazeri

Centre for Transport & Logistics (CENTRAL), Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Nuclear

A039, A - Floor, Science and Technology
Sally Linkenauger

Dr Sally Linkenauger

Senior Lecturer

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Perception and Action, Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Behavioural Science)

Gert Westermann

Infancy and Early Development, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Language and Cognition

+44 (0)1524 592942 D09, D - Floor, Fylde College
Sven Crone

Centre for Marketing Analytics & Forecasting, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training

A053a, A - Floor, Management School
James Taylor

Professor James Taylor PhD, FIET

Professor of Control Engineering

Doctorate Centre in Nuclear Engineering, DSI - Foundations, Energy Lancaster, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Nuclear

C16, C - Floor, Engineering Building
Malcolm Joyce

Professor Malcolm Joyce

Professor & Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder

Doctorate Centre in Nuclear Engineering, Energy Lancaster, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Nuclear

Mariana Rufino

Professor Mariana Rufino

Professor of Agricultural Systems

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Soil Plant and Land Systems, Sustainable Catchments

+44 (0)1524 592819
Ce Zhang

Dr Ce Zhang

Lecturer in GeoSpatial Data Science

Centre of Excellence in Environmental Data Science, DSI - Environment, Geospatial Data Science, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 595815
Keivan Navaie

Dr Keivan Navaie

Reader, Casual - Course Consultant

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Communication Systems)

B24, B - Floor, Infolab
Hossein Rahmani

Dr Hossein Rahmani

Lecturer in Data Science

DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Data Science)

D17, D - Floor, InfoLab21
Peter Garraghan

Dr Peter Garraghan

Lecturer in Distributed Systems

DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, MSF Supervisors 2019/20, SCC (Distributed Systems), Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Distributed Systems), Security Lancaster (Software Security)

B26, B - Floor, InfoLab21
Muhammad Khan

Dr Muhammad Khan

Senior Teaching Associate

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

Jemma Kerns

Dr Jemma Kerns FHEA

Senior Lecturer and Director of Assessment

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

Eduardo Almeida Soares

Eduardo Almeida Soares

Casual - Teaching

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Data Science)

Carolyn Downs

Dr Carolyn Downs

Senior Lecturer, Casual - Course Consultant

Centre for Consumption Insights, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Management and Society

+44 (0)1524 510939 C14, C - Floor, Charles Carter Building
Ahmed Kheiri

Dr Ahmed Kheiri

Lecturer in Management Science (Operations Research)

Centre for Transport & Logistics (CENTRAL), DSI - Foundations, DSI - Health, Health Systems, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Optimisation, STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training

B061, B - Floor, Management School
Amy Gadoud

Dr Amy Gadoud

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine

International Observatory on End of Life Care

+44 (0)1524 592943
Hedley Emsley

Professor Hedley Emsley

Professor of Clinical Neuroscience

Joanne Knight

Professor Joanne Knight

Chair in Applied Data Science

DSI - Health, FHM Mental Health Theme

B006, B - Floor, Furness College
Michael James

Professor Michael James

Professor in Lancaster Environment Centre

DSI - Environment, Earth Science, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Understanding a changing planet

B522a, B - Floor, LEC 1 & 2
Muhammad Khan

Dr Muhammad Khan

Senior Teaching Associate

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

Neil Dawson

Dr Neil Dawson

Senior Lecturer

B003, B - Floor, Furness College
Paul Rayson

Professor Paul Rayson

Professor in Natural Language Processing

Cyber Security Research Centre (Data), DSI - Foundations, DSI - Health, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Data Science), Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Academic Centre of Excellence), UCREL - University Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language

+44 (0)1524 510357 B50, B - Floor, Infolab
Rebecca Killick

Dr Rebecca Killick

Senior Lecturer in Statistics

Changepoints and Time Series, DSI - Foundations, Energy Lancaster, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training

+44 (0)1524 593780 B32, B - Floor, Fylde College
Richard Harding

Richard Harding

Programme Manager

C041, C - Floor, Science and Technology
Richard Jiang

Dr Richard Jiang

Senior Lecturer

DSI - Foundations, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Data Science)

+44 (0)1524 510519
Robert Scudamore

Professor Robert Scudamore

Director of Lancaster Additive Manufacturing Innovation Centre at TWI

Sherry Kothari

Dr Sherry Kothari

Director of the Lancaster Health Innovation Campus

Thomas Keegan

Dr Thomas Keegan

Director of PG Research and Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology

+44 (0)1524 594539 C039, C - Floor, Furness College
Azadeh Khaleghi

Dr Azadeh Khaleghi

Lecturer in Statistics

DSI - Foundations, Statistical Learning, STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training

+44 (0)7497 700099
Bryan Williams

Dr Bryan Williams

Anniversary Lecturer

SCC (Data Science)

Denes Csala

Dr Denes Csala

Lecturer - Energy Storage and Systems Dynamics

Energy Lancaster

+44 (0)7398 483468 B098, B - Floor, Science and Technology
Neeraj Suri

Professor Neeraj Suri

Distinguished Professor & Chair in Cyber Security

Cyber Security Research Centre (Security Group), SCC (Security), Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Distributed Systems), Security Lancaster (Software Security), Security Lancaster (Systems Security)

+44 (0)7539 427396
Mike Ryder

Dr Mike Ryder

Teaching Fellow

Richard Williams

Dr Richard Williams

Senior Lecturer

Centre for Technological Futures , DSI - Health, Health Systems, Information Systems, Simulation and Stochastic Modelling, STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training, Technology, Systems and Organisation

+44 (0)1524 592214 B052a, B - Floor, Management School
Jianqiao Ye

Professor Jianqiao Ye PhD, CEng, FIMechE

Chair in Mechanical Engineering, Casual - Course Consultant

Structures, Materials and Manufacturing

B09, B - Floor, Engineering Building