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We are a home for research technology professionals - data scientists, research software engineers, research infrastructure developers and data stewards.

Our professionals support and collaborate in the delivery of team-based UCL research, providing outstanding career development opportunities for these new kinds of research professionals.

Join the team - see our current vacancies 

Team

 

Leadership Team

 

James H
Prof. James Hetherington 

Director

 

Prof. Ti
Timo Betche
mo Betcke

Research Director

 

 

Donna Swann
Donna Swann

Chief of Staff - Head of Operartions and Strategic Development 

 

James Wilson
Dr. James Wilson

Head of Research Data Service

 

Emma Cardinal-Richards
Emma Cardinal-Richards

Senior Research Architect 

 

 

Serge Guillas
Prof. Serge Guillas

Director of Studies and Head of Data Science

 

 

Peter Coveney
Prof. Peter Coveney

Associate Director 

 

Jonathan Cooper
Dr. Jonathan Cooper

Head of Research Software Engineering 

 

 

Owain Kenway
Dr. Owain Kenway

Head of Research Computing

 

Rachel Cooper
Rachel Cooper

Portfolio Delivery Manager

 

Operations and Strategic Development

 

Donna Swann
Donna Swann

Chief of Staff - Head of Operartions and Strategic Development 

 

 

Chris Langridge
Chris Langridge

Departmental Manager

 

Jelena
Jelena Krivosic 

Administrative Assistant 

Jo Lampard
Jo Lampard

Research Community Lead

 

Suzzane Louisy
 Konstantina (Tanya) Roumelioti

 Research and Enterprise Manager

 

Suzzane Louisy
 Suzanne Louisy

 Research Finance Administrator

 

Research Software Engineers

 

Jonathan Cooper
Dr. Jonathan Cooper

Head of Research Software Engineering 

 

 

Alessandro Felder
Dr. Alessandro Felder 

Senior Research Software Developer

 

Amanda Ho-Lyn
Amanda Ho-Lyn 

Research Web Application Developer

 

 

Dr Anika Cawthorn
Dr. Anika Cawthorn

Senior Research Software Developer 

 

 

Asif Tamuri
Dr. Asif Tamuri 

Principal Research Software Engineer

 


Daniel Matthews
Dr. Daniel Matthews

Senior Research Software Developer

 

David PS
Dr. David Pérez-Suárez

Principal Research Software Developer

 

David Stansby
Dr. David Stansby

Research Software Developer

 

 

Emily Dubrovska
Emily Dubrovska

Assistant Research Software Developer 

 

 

Haroon Chughtai
Haroon Chughtai 

Senior Research Software Developer

 

 

Dr Harry Moss
Dr. Harry Moss

Senior Research Software Developer

 

 

Harvey Mannering
Harvey Mannering

 Research Software Engineer 

 

 

Idil Ozdemir
Idil Ozdemir

Research Software Developer

 

 

Ilektra Christidi
Dr. Ilektra-Athanasia Christidi

Senior Research Software Developer

 

Dr James Hughes
Dr. James Hughes

Senior Research Web Application Developer

 

 

Jamie Quinn
Jamie Quinn

Senior Research Infrastructure Developer

 

 

Jeremy
Jeremy Stein 

Research Software Developer

 

 

Krishna Gopalakrishnan
Dr. Krishna Gopalakrishnan

Research Software Developer

 

Krishna Gopalakrishnan
Michael McLeod 

Research Software Developer 

 

 

Miguel Xochicale
Dr. Miguel Xochicale

Research Software Engineer

Mose
Dr. Mosè Giordano

 Research Software Developer

 

 

Dr Paddy Roddy
Dr. Paddy Roddy

Research Software Engineer

 

 

Paul Smith
Dr. Paul Smith

Research Software Developer

 

 

Peter Schmidt
Dr. Peter Schmidt 

Senior Research Software Developer

 

 

Peter Tsrunchev
Peter Tsrunchev

Research Software Developer

 

 

Rachel Alcraft
Rachel Alcraft 

Research Software Developer

 

 

Rob Vickerstaff
Dr. Robert Vickerstaff

Senior Research Software Developer

 

 

Ruaridh Gollifer
Ruaridh Gollifer

Research Software Developer - Imaging Specialist

 

 

 

Dr Sam Cunliffe
Dr. Sam Cunliffe

Senior Research Software Developer

 

 

Dr Sam Cunliffe
Dr. Sarah Jaffa

Research Software Developer

 

 

Sarah Keating
Dr. Sarah Keating

Principal Research Software Developer 

 

 

Sofia Miñano
Sofia Miñano

Research Software Engineer

 

 

Dr Stefan Piatek
Dr. Stefan Piatek

Senior Research Software Developer

 

 

Steve Roderick
Steve Roderick

Research Software Developer

 

 

Dr Tom Couch
Dr. Tom Couch

Senior Research Software Developer

 

 

Tom Young
Dr. Tom Young 

Research Software Developer

 

 

Tuomas Koskela
Dr. Tuomas Koskela 

Senior Research Software Developer

 

 

Sanaz Jabbari
William Graham

Research Software Developer 

 

 

Sanaz Jabbari
Yagmur Ozdemir

 Research Software Developer

Data Scientists

 

Serge Guillas
Prof. Serge Guillas

Dept of Statistical Science - Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences

Head of Profession 

 

Devaraj Gopinathan
Dr. Devaraj Gopinathan

Senior Research Data Scientist

 

Devaraj Gopinathan
Dr. Dimitra Salmanidou

Senior Research Data Scientist

 

Ed Lowther
Ed Lowther

Senior Data Safe Haven Data Scientist

Dr Matt Graham
Dr. Matt Graham

Senior Research Data Scientist

 

 

Sanaz Jabbari
Dr. Sanaz Jabbari 

Senior Research Data Scientist

Data Stewards

Our Data Stewards can help researchers make the most of our services and they work on projects and with departments to ensure that data is well managed at every stage of the research data lifecycle.

James Wilson
Dr. James Wilson

Head of Research Data Services

Head of Profession

 

Katie Buntic
Katie Buntic

 Research Data Consultant

Mahmoud Abdelrazek
Mahmoud Abdelrazek

Senior Research Data Steward

 

 

Mahmoud Abdelrazek
Nayna Patel

Senior Analyst Developer- Research Applications

 

Owain Kenway
Dr. Owain Kenway

Head of Research Computing

 

 

Abdul Muhit
Abdul Muhit

Analyst Developer - Research Applications

 

 

Dr Alastair Smith
Dr. Alastair Smith

Senior Research Data Systems Engineer

 

 

Ben Thomas
Dr. Ben Thomas

Principal Research Infrastructure Developer

 

 

Brian Alston
Brian Alston

Research Computing Analyst

 

 

Carter Quinn
Carter Quinn

Research Infrastructure Developer

 

Dan Bretherton
 Dan Bretherton 

Research Computing Applications and Support Team Leader

 

Daniel Mikolajczyk 
Daniel Mikolajczyk 

Senior Research Infrastructure Development 

 

Dr Euthymios Kotsialos
Dr. Euthymios Kotsialos

Research Computing Analyst

 

​​​​​​​Dr Frank Otto
Dr. Frank Otto

Senior Research Infrastructure Developer

​​​​​​​Dr Frank Otto
Heather Kelly

Research Computing Analyst EPSRC Tier 2 Hub for Materials and Molecular Modelling

 

Doctor Ian Kirker
Dr. Ian Kirker

 Research Computing Analyst

 

 

James Legg
James Legg

Senior Research Infrastructure Developer

 

 

Michael Holliday
Michael Holliday

Senior Research Data Storage Specialist

 

 

James Legg
Murat Halit

Research Data Storage Engineer 

 

 

Thomas Jones
Thomas Jones

Research Computing Infrastructure Team Leader

 

 Vijay Arangarajan
Vijay Amirtharaj Arangarajan

Research Computing Infrastructure Developer

 

 

Werner van Niekerk
 Werner van Niekerk

Principal Research Infrastructure Systems Administrator

 

 

William Hay
William Hay

Senior Research Systems Administrator - Research Platforms

Associate Staff

 

Adam Tyson
Adam Tyson

Head Research Engineer - Head of Data Centre, The Sainsbury Wellcome Centre

 

Dr. Aida Sanchez
 Dr. Aida Sanchez

Senior Data Manager - IOE,  Social Research Institute

 

Andy Gormanly
Andy Gormanly

Head of Faculty IT - Maps

 

 

Dr Benjamin Hall
Dr. Benjamin Hall

Principal Research Fellow - Dept of Med Phys & Biomedical Eng

 

Ben Waugh
Dr. Ben Waugh

IT and Computer Manager

 

 

Chris Gutschow
Christian Gutschow

Research Associate - Dept of Physics & Astronomy

 

Chris Gutschow
Daniel Diaz Gonzalez

IT Support Officer - Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences

 

Graca Carvalho
Graca Carvalho

Centre Director - Engineering Science Faculty Office

 

Haider Shozeb
Prof. Haider Shozeb

Professor in Computational Biophysics

Janos Kriston-Vizi
Dr. Janos Kriston-Vizi 

Investigator Scientist - Bioinformatics

 
 

Jason Mcewen
Prof. Jason Mcewen

Professor of Astrostatistics and Astroinformatics
 
 
 

Jeremy Yates
Dr. Jeremy Yates

Principal Research Fellow - Dept of Computer Science
 
 
 

Joqualin Rapela
Dr. Joaquin Rapela

Research Fellow - Gatsby Computational Neurosci Unit
 
 
 

Joseph Ziminski
Dr. Joseph Ziminski

Research Software Engineer - Behavioural and Neural Data
 
 
 

Matthew Scroggs
Matthew Scroggs

Research Fellow - Dept of Mathematics

 

Niko Sirmpilatze
Dr. Nikoloz Sirmpilatze

Research Software Engineer - Behavioural and Neural Data 

 

Niko Sirmpilatze
Steven Gray

Associate Professor - Teaching in Spatial Computation