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Our consortium of researchers are advancing the technical and cultural capabilities in the defence community’s use of data science and artificial intelligence.

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Our Team

Professor Zena Wood

Director and Centre Lead
Associate Professor in Digital Economy 
University of Exeter

Professor Alan Brown

Deputy Director
Professor of Digital Economy
University of Exeter

Professor Jacqueline Christmas

Co-Investigator
Associate Professor of Machine Learning
University of Exeter

Professor Richard Everson

Co-Investigator
Professor of Machine Learning
University of Exeter

Dr Iffat Gheyas

Research Fellow Data Resilience Security
University of Surrey

Alex Hardy

Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Liverpool

Jade Hayes

Centre Manager, Impact & Partnerships Development Manager
University of Exeter

Shwasa Iyer

Graduate Research Assistant
University of Exeter

Andrew Kennedy

Graduate Research Assistant
University of Exeter

Professor Roger Maull

Co-Investigator
Professor of Management Systems
University of Exeter

Suzanne McClure

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

INDEX
University of Exeter

Professor Steve Schneider

Co-Investigator
Director, Surrey Centre for Cyber Security
University of Surrey

Heiri Schuck

Research Project and Finance Assistant Manager DDRC Project
Research Services
University of Exeter

Tim Williams

Senior Research Fellow
INDEX
University of Exeter

Professor Simeon Yates

Deputy Director
Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor University of Liverpool