Dr Chris Walshaw BSc, MSc, PhD

Principal Lecturer

Responsibilities within the university

Course leader 2019/20

  • 3D Computer Graphics
  • Programming Foundations
  • Information Visualisation

Reader in Informatics

Recognition

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Member of advisory committee for 10th DIMACS Implementation Challenge
  • Member of Editorial board for 10th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Barcelona, Spain 2018
  • Member of Program Committee for 8th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, Thessaloniki, Greece 2018
  • Member of Review Panel for 1st International Symposium Music Visualization 2018, Salerno, Italy 2018
  • Member of Editorial board for 6th International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering, Pecs, Hungary 2019
  • Member of Program Committee for 9th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, Birmingham, July 2019
  • Member of Review Committee for 23rd International Symposium on Information Visualization 2019, Paris, France 2019

Research / Scholarly interests

Combinatorial Optimisation, Metaheuristics, Graph Visualisation, Multilevel Refinement, Graph Partitioning, Graph Drawing, Autonomics, Symbolic Music Representation, Music Score Processing; Melody Search Algorithms

Lead Academic for Knowledge Transfer Partnership KTP010507 with Transforming Systems Limited, to design, develop and implement a software application which predicts the growth in pressure in public health systems.

Lead Academic for Knowledge Transfer Partnership KTP11709 with Argos Limited, for the innovation of an optimal assortment multi-echelon inventory plan which adjusts for store space and stock budget constraints.