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Martin Purvis

Martin Purvis imageBS(Yale), MFA(Columbia), MS, PhD(Massachusetts)
Emeritus Professor

Room 7.06, Otago Business School
Tel +64 3 479 8318

Background and interests

Emeritus Professor Martin Purvis is the Director of the Software Engineering and Collaborative Modelling Laboratory, a centre for research in distributed information systems, agent-based software engineering, workflow and process modelling, distributed knowledge discovery systems, and broadband network communications.

He has been principal investigator on a number of externally-funded research projects and is the Principal Investigator of the Global Network Interconnectivity project funded by the Tertiary Education Commission.

He is the Director of both the Telecommunications and Software Engineering programmes in Applied Science and is the former head of the Information Science Department.

His teaching activities involve both telecommunications and software engineering

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Currently supervising

  • Marzieh Jahanbazi

Currently co-supervising

  • Amir Sedigh
  • Sean Lee