Welcome to Panos Giannopoulos, who has joined the giCentre as a Lecturer in Algorithms/Computational Geometry. His research interests include geometric optimisation, approximation algorithms and fixed-parameter (in)tractability. He was previously at Middlesex University and holds a Habilitation from Free University of Berlin (Germany), PhD in Computer Science (Utrecht University) and MSc in Computer Science (Imperial College London).
Welcome to Cagatay Turkay, the latest academic to join the staff at the giCentre. Catagay brings expertise in applied data science, specialising in interactive visualization of high-dimensional data, especially in the bioinformatics domain. After period of growth for the giCentre, this brings the number of academics and researchers in the group to 14.
After working in the giCentre for five years as a Willis Research Fellow, we are delighted to announce that Aidan Slingsby has been appointed as lecturer in visual and analytic computing at City. He will continue research in uncertainty and movement visualization and will now also be teaching our undergraduate and postgraduate students in data visualization and analytics. His appointment comes at a time of significant expansion in the giCentre and Department of Computer Science with two new professorial appointments in visual analytics and a lectureship in data science.