UCL Computer Science


14 UCL Computer Science academics promoted in 2022/23

14 July 2022

Congratulations to our exceptional academic staff who have been promoted in the 2022/23 promotions round, recognising their outstanding academic achievements.

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The 2022/23 promotions list includes six new Professors, one Professorial Research Fellow, four Associate Professors and three Associate Professor (Teaching):


  • Dr Marta Betcke (Professor of Scientific Computing)
  • Dr Justyna Petke (Professor of Software Engineering)
  • Dr Tim Rockaschel (Professor of Artificial Intelligence)
  • Dr Pontus Saito Stenetorp (Professor of Natural Language Processing)
  • Dr Fabio Zanasi (Professor of Computer Science)
  • Dr Shi Zhou (Professor of Network Science)

Professorial Research Fellow

  • Dr Jeremy Yates

Associate Professor

  • Dr Paolo Barucca
  • Dr Maria Perez Ortiz
  • Dr Francisco Porto Guerra E Vasconcelos
  • Dr Jiahua Xu

Associate Professor (Teaching)

  • ​​Dr Christian Evans
  • Dr Nikhil Vadgama
  • Dr Sobhan Yassipour Tehrani

These promotions will come into effect from 1 October 2023.