Paul Kelly: Research Students

PhD graduates (for graduated PhD students' theses see here)::

  • Andrew Bennett (PhD 1993):
    • White Cross Systems (data mining startup)
    • Micromuse (network management)
    • MSc Systems Engineering (UCL)
    • RA at Imperial College Dept of Computing
  • Frank Taylor (PhD 1996):
    • System Simulation (multimedia information retrieval)
    • TECC (middleware for banking)
    • Propero (thin client services startup)
  • Sergio Almeida (PhD 1998):
    • Lecturer at the Departamento de Informtica of Universidade do Minho, Portugal
  • Ariel Burton (PhD 1998):
    • Etnus (debuggers for parallel computing)
  • Sarah Bennett (PhD 1999) (nee Talbot):
    • Oceanography at Imperial College (plankton ecology modelling)
    • RA at Imperial College Dept of Computing
  • Olav Beckmann (PhD 2001):
    • Postdoc and teaching position at Imperial College Dept of Computing
  • Kwok Yeung (PhD 2004):
    • Postdoc at Imperial College Dept of Computing
    • Software engineer, ART VPS (hardware-accelerated realistic rendering)
  • David Pearce (PhD 2005):
    • RA at Imperial College Dept of Computing
    • IBM Hursley Labs
    • Lecturer at Victoria University, New Zealand
  • Thiyagalingam Jeyarajan (Jeyan) (PhD 2005):
    • Lecturer at University of Liverpool
  • Ashley Brown, 2010 (After serving as Student Union President, joined startup Spider.io which was acquired by Google)
  • Jay Cornwall, 2010 (joined The Foundry, the company who had sponsored his PhD, where he produced the Blink framework based on his thesis work. Now with AMD Inc).
  • Francis Russell, 2011 (senior postdoc at Imperial)
  • Craig Court, 2012 (Electronic Arts)
  • Graham Markall, 2013 (Compiler engineer at Embecosm)
  • Athanasios Konstantinidis, 2014 (Senior Engineer, Reservoir Labs)
  • Florian Rathgeber, 2014 (first supervisor was David Ham) (Computational Scientist at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting)
  • George Rokos, 2015 (Researcher at IBM TJ Watson Research Center)
See also my page at the Mathematics Genealogy.

Past research staff and their destinations (aka technology transfer):

  • Wu Qian (went to CHAM, a computational fluid dynamics software company based in South London)
  • Junxian Liu (went to NA Software, working on HPF compilers)
  • Shell-Ying Huang (went to Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
  • Phil Winterbottom (went to Lucent Research Labs, Murray Hill, New Jersey; now founder and Chief Architect at Entrisphere)
  • Tom Stiemerling (went to QNX, working on real-time operating systems)
  • Ashley Saulsbury (went to SICS, then Sun's Research Labs, then Apple)
  • Karen Osmond (went to Digital Vision's, Nucoda group, working on post-production software for the film industry.
  • Anton Lokhmotov (went to ARM, then founded a startup, Dividiti)
  • Carlo Bertolli (went to IBM TJ Watson Research Center)
  • Adam Betts (postdoc at Imperial)
  • Zeeshan Zia (Research Scientist at NEC Laboratories America, Inc.)