Prof. Martin McGinnity is Professor of Intelligent Systems Engineering and is Director of the ISRC. He has a first class honours degree in physics, and a doctorate from the University of Durham, is a Fellow of the IET, senior member of the IEEE, and a Chartered Engineer. He is the author or co-author of over 275 research papers in computational intelligence, and has attracted over UK£16million in research funding to date. He has significant experience (as partner or coordinator) in many EU projects (SenseMaker, QUDOS, Prominent, IMCLeVeR, RUBICON etc), plus other major nationally and internationally funded research projects.
Dr Sonya Coleman is a Senior Lecturer in the ISRC. She has a first class honours degree in Mathematics, Statistics and Computing, and a doctorate from the University of Ulster, and is a member of the IEEE. She has been experience of managing research grants (with respect to technical aspects and personnel) as both a principal and co-investigator. As principal investigator, she has successfully managed an EPSRC First Grant, a Nuffield Foundation for Newly Appointed Lecturers and a Leverhulme Trust award. Additionally she is co-investigator on the EU FP7 funded project RUBICON. She is the author or co-author of over 70 research papers in image processing, robotics and computational neuroscience.
Dr Dermot Kerr is a Research Fellow in the ISRC. He obtained a first class honours degree in Computing Science from the University of Ulster in 2005, and completed his doctorate at the University of Ulster in 2008. He is the author or co-author of over 20 research papers in image processing, robotics, system identification, computational intelligence and bio-inspired vision.