Prof. Ed Keedwell

Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Professor Ed Keedwell is Professor of Artificial Intelligence. He joined the Computer Science discipline in 2006 having previously been a Research Fellow in the Centre for Water Systems and was appointed as a lecturer in Computer Science in 2009. He has research interests in nature-inspired computing techniques (e.g. genetic algorithms, neural networks, cellular automata) and their applications to a variety of difficult problems taken from bioinformatics and engineering. He leads the Nature-Inspired Computing group which currently has a number of PhD students and research staff, with 7 alumni students and 5 researchers. He has been involved with successful funding applications totalling over £2 million from the EPSRC, Innovate UK, EU and industry