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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), Digital Health Group, DSI - Foundations, Fundamentals of IRAS, Lancaster Intelligent, Robotic and Autonomous Systems Centre, SCC (Data Science), Security Lancaster, Security Lancaster (Academic Centre of Excellence), Security Lancaster (Systems Security), Security Lancaster Secure (Machine Learning and Intelligence)

+44 (0)1524 510391

Centre Administration

Megan Dent

Centre Administrator

Ahmed Kheiri

Seminar Series Organiser

Mike Ryder

Newsletter Editor

Research Theme Leads

Dr Allahyar Montazeri

Advanced Manufacturing Co-Lead

Dr Amjad Fayoumi

Advanced Manufacturing Co-Lead

Dr Jemma Kerns

Biomedical Co-Lead

Dr Amy Gadoud

Biomedical Co-Lead

Professor Michael James

Environment and Agriculture Co-Lead

Dr Ce Zhang

Environment and Agriculture Co-Lead

Dr Richard Jiang

Fundamentals of IRAS

Dr Amjad Fayoumi

Intelligent Transport

Dr David Cheneler

Nuclear and Decommissioning

Professor Neeraj Suri

Security and Defence Co-Lead

Professor Qiang Ni

Security and Defence Co-Lead

Professor Richard Harper

Society and Human Behaviour


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