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Associate Professor Lubica Benuskova (Computer Science)

Biologically inspired computing; Dynamics of artificial neural networks
Work: 64 3 479 8587
Email: lubica@cs.otago.ac.nz

Dr Ambarish Biswas (Department of Microbiology and Immunology)

Bioinformatics; Next Generation Sequence data analysis (e.g. WGS, metagenomic, big data etc.); Novel algorithm development; Data analysis pipeline construction and customization; Standalone and web-application development; Database construction and management; Server administration
Work: 64 3 479 7715
Email: ambarish.biswas@otago.ac.nz

Professor Stephen Cranefield (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Multi-agent systems; The Semantic Web; Ontology modelling; Electronic institutions
Work: 64 3 479 8083
Email: scranefield@infoscience.otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Jeremiah Deng (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Machine learning; Data analytics; Pattern recognition; Computer vision; Computer networking; Performance modelling
Work: 64 3 479 8090
Email: jeremiah.deng@otago.ac.nz

Dr Grant Dick (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Decision support systems; Computational intelligence methods; Web-based and distributed information systems; Information systems analysis and design; Software engineering methods
Work: 64 3 479 8180
Email: gdick@infoscience.otago.ac.nz

Dr David Eyers (Computer Science)

Cloud computing; Security and privacy; eResearch ; Distributed systems; Computer networks
Work: 64 3 479 5749
Email: dme@cs.otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Zhiyi Huang (Computer Science)

Parallel/distributed computing; Bio-medical engineering; Brain-computer interface; EEG signal processing; Green computing; Multi-core systems; Cluster computing; Transactional memory; High-performance computing; Operating systems; Computer networks; Wireless networks; Wireless sensor networks
Work: 64 3 479 5680
Email: hzy@cs.otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Alistair Knott (Computer Science)

Natural language and the brain; Computational neuroscience; Artificial intelligence; Computational linguistics; Artificial intelligence and society; Ethics of artificial intelligence
Work: 64 3 479 8299
Email: alik@cs.otago.ac.nz

Dr Tobias Langlotz (Information Science)

Wearable computing; Mobile computing; Mobile devices; Augmented Reality; Human Computer Interaction; Social computing; Google Glass
Work: 64 3 479 8096
Email: tobias.langlotz@otago.ac.nz

Dr Sherlock Licorish (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Text Mining; Analytics and visualization; Online and virtual communities; Mobile app communities; Software process improvement; Information systems development; Software development tools; Global software development; Open source development
Work: 64 3 479 8319 | Home: 64 27 356 6714
Email: sherlock.licorish@otago.ac.nz

Professor Stephen MacDonell (Information Science)

Information systems; IS development; Software analytics and visualisation; Software project planning, estimation and management; Software forensics
Work: 64 3 479 8183
Email: stephen.macdonell@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Brendan McCane (Computer Science)

Computer vision; Pattern recognition; Object recognition; Shape analysis (morphometrics); Medical image analysis; Machine learning; Deep neural networks / deep learning
Work: 64 3 479 8588
Email: mccane@cs.otago.ac.nz

Dr Mark McGuire

Open, networked education; Design education; Internet and New Media; Social Media and Social Networking; Communication Design; Online Communities; Soundscape Design
Work: 64 3 479 7511
Email: mark.mcguire@otago.ac.nz

Dr Timothy Molteno (Physics)

Electronics; Autonomous Robotics; High Performance Computing (Supercomputing); Programmable Logic; Electrosensory Navigation in Sharks
Work: 64 3 479 7752
Email: tim@physics.otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Antoni Moore (School of Surveying)

Geographic information science (GIS); Visualisation in Geography; Cartographic generalisation ; Environmental decision support systems; Intelligent information systems; Spatial Data Structures; Spatiotemporal modelling
Work: 64 3 479 7589
Email: amoore@surveying.otago.ac.nz

Dr Richard O'Keefe (Computer Science)

Programming languages (theory and history); Software Engineering; Statistical programming with R; Data Mining; Concurrent and Parallel programming; Expert Systems; Constraint satisfaction and combinatorial optimisation; Genetic/evolutionary algorithms; SGML, XML, and text processing
Work: 64 3 479 8494
Email: ok@cs.otago.ac.nz

Dr Maryam Purvis (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Software engineering; Distributed and dynamic workflow systems; Coordination of multi-agent systems; Social network interactions
Work: 64 3 479 8423
Email: tehrany@infoscience.otago.ac.nz

Emeritus Professor Martin Purvis (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Process modelling; Artificial intelligence and agents in software engineering; Distributed information systems
Work: 64 3 479 8318
Email: mpurvis@infoscience.otago.ac.nz

Professor Holger Regenbrecht (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Virtual Reality (VR); Augmented Reality (AR); Mixed Reality (MR); Three-Dimensional User Interfaces(3DUI); Advanced Teleconferencing; Psychological Aspects of Virtual Reality; Therapeutic and Health Technologies
Work: 64 3 479 8322
Email: holger@infoscience.otago.ac.nz

Professor Anthony Robins (Computer Science)

Artificial intelligence; Neural networks; Cognitive science
Work: 64 3 479 8314
Email: anthony@cs.otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Tony Savarimuthu (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Software agents; Modeling social phenomena (e.g. social norms); Analysis of social-data from computer-mediated social interactions; Software engineering
Work: 64 3 479 5143
Email: tony.savarimuthu@otago.ac.nz

Dr Nigel Stanger (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Advanced data modelling tools and techniques; Database design, implementation and management; Web applications and databases; Spam (electronic junk mail) detection and filtering; Electronic copyright and privacy issues; Digital repositories; Open access document archives; Long-term data preservation; History of computing
Work: 64 3 479 8179
Email: nstanger@infoscience.otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Andrew Trotman (Computer Science)

Search engines; Software engineering; Efficiency
Work: 64 3 479 5738
Email: andrew@cs.otago.ac.nz

Dr Paul Werstein (Computer Science)

Distributed and Parallel computing; Computer networks; Embedded computer systems
Work: 64 3 479 8534
Email: werstein@cs.otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Peter Whigham (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Environmental modelling; Artificial intelligence; Evolutionary computation; Spatial systems research
Work: 64 3 479 7391
Email: PWhigham@infoscience.otago.ac.nz

Professor Michael Winikoff (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Software Engineering; Intelligent Software Agents; Programming Languages; Formal Methods
Work: 64 3 479 8386
Email: michael.winikoff@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Hank Wolfe (Information Science, Otago Business School)

Computer Security (general); Computer Forensics (trains law enforcement and advises them where appropriate); Cryptography; Surveillance; Privacy Issues; Network Administration; Desktop Publishing; Computing for the disabled
Work: 64 3 479 8141
Email: hwolfe@infoscience.otago.ac.nz

Professor Geoff Wyvill (Computer Science)

Computer graphics; Computer vision; Languages and compilers; Algorithm design; Mathematics of shape modelling; Photography, esp. stereophotography
Work: 64 3 479 8449
Email: geoff@cs.otago.ac.nz

Dr Haibo Zhang (Computer Science)

Wireless networks; Sensor/mobile networks; Protocol design; Database design
Work: 64 3 479 8534
Email: haibo@cs.otago.ac.nz

Dr Stephanie Zollmann (Computer Science)

Visual computing; Visualisation; Computer graphics; Computer vision; Augmented reality; Human computer interaction; Sports broadcasting; Geographic information systems (GIS)
Work: 64 3 479 8587
Email: stefanie.zollmann@otago.ac.nz

Dr Sander Zwanenburg (Information Science)

Smartphone addiction; IT use; Self-control; Performance at work; Dual-systems theory; Behavioural impact of technology; Organisational impact of technology
Work: 64 3 479 8733
Email: sander.zwanenburg@otago.ac.nz

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