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

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

+44 (0)1524 510391

Centre Administrator

Megan Dent

School Office Assistant

+44 (0)1524 510337
Research Theme Leads

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Nuclear

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

Dr Peter Garraghan

Lecturer in Distributed Systems

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

+44 (0)1524 510306 B26, B - Floor, InfoLab21

Professor Richard Harper

Professor, Co-Director of the Institute for Social Futures

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

+44 (0)1524 593105

Professor Andrew Kennedy

Chair in Advanced Manufacturing

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 594258 D08, D - Floor, Engineering Building

Dr Jemma Kerns FHEA

Senior Lecturer and Director of Assessment

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 592285

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

+44 (0)1524 510328 B23, B - Floor, Infolab

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

Professor Konstantinos Zografos

Distinguished Professor

Centre for Transport & Logistics (CENTRAL), 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

+44 (0)1524 592384
Members

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

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

Geospatial Data Science, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 595203

Professor Chris Dungey

Director of Lancaster Innovation Centre at TWI

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

Professor Sumi Helal

Chair in Digital Health

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Digital Health)

+44 (0)1524 510307

Professor Richard Harper

Professor, Co-Director of the Institute for Social Futures

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

+44 (0)1524 593105

Centre for Sustainable Healthcare , Centre for Technological Futures , Health Systems, Information Systems, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Technology, Systems and Organisation

+44 (0)1524 594364 A042, A - Floor, Management School

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

+44 (0)1524 510237 A25, A - Floor, LEC 3

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 592128 C054, C - Floor, Furness College

Professor Pedro Rivera Diaz Del Castillo

LPW / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 592439

Professor Andrew Kennedy

Chair in Advanced Manufacturing

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 594258 D08, D - Floor, Engineering Building

Professor Konstantinos Zografos

Distinguished Professor

Centre for Transport & Logistics (CENTRAL), 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

+44 (0)1524 592384

Dr Leandro Soriano Marcolino

Lecturer in Data Engineering

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

+44 (0)1524 510369 B21, B - Floor, InfoLab21

Dr Allan Rennie

Senior Lecturer, Casual - Course Consultant

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

+44 (0)1524 594384 D28, D - Floor, Engineering Building

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

+44 (0)1524 510524 C16, C - Floor, Infolab

Dr Zheng Wang

Senior Lecturer

Cyber Security Research Centre (Distributed Systems), Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Distributed Systems), Security Lancaster (Academic Centre of Excellence)

44 1524 510147 C43, C - Floor, InfoLab21

Dr Amit Chopra

Senior Lecturer

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

+44 (0)1524 510427

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

+44 (0)1524 510328 B23, B - Floor, Infolab

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, Nuclear

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

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

+44 (0)1524 592983

Dr Allahyar Montazeri

Lecturer, Casual - Course Consultant

Nuclear

+44 (0)1524 593660 A039, A - Floor, Science and Technology

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

+44 (0)1524 593217

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

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

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

+44 (0)1524 592991 A053a, A - Floor, Management School

Professor James Taylor

Professor of Control Engineering

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

+44 (0)1524 594076 C16, C - Floor, Engineering Building

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

+44 (0)1524 593812

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

Elnaz Shafipour

Casual - Researcher, Casual - Teaching

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

Dr Ce Zhang

Senior Research Associate

Geospatial Data Science, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 595815

Dr Xiaowei Gu

Senior Research Associate

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

Dr Xiaowei Gu

Senior Research Associate

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

Dr Keivan Navaie

Senior Lecturer, Casual - Course Consultant

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

+44 (0)1524 510401 B24, B - Floor, Infolab

Dr Hossein Rahmani

Lecturer in Data Science

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

D17, D - Floor, InfoLab21

Dr Peter Garraghan

Lecturer in Distributed Systems

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

+44 (0)1524 510306 B26, B - Floor, InfoLab21

Dr Muhammad Khan

Senior Research Associate

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

Dr Jemma Kerns FHEA

Senior Lecturer and Director of Assessment

Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre

+44 (0)1524 592285

Dr Bij-Na Kim Lee

Visiting Researcher

+44 (0)1524 595177

Eduardo Almeida Soares

Casual - Teaching

SCC (Data Science)

Dr Carolyn Downs

Senior Lecturer, Casual - Course Consultant

Centre for Consumption Insights, Management and Society

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