Bio Ken Brown

Prof. Ken Brown

Principal Investigator

Optimisation & Decision Analytics

Professor Ken Brown is a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Deputy Director of Insight@UCC and he co-leads the research challenge on decision making. He is a Funded Investigator on CONFIRM, the national centre for smart manufacturing. He is a PI and executive committee member of Enable, the inter-centre spoke on smart cities and IoT, where he focuses on smart urban mobility. He was UCC PI and member of the executive committee of CTVR, the Irish telecommunications research centre, where he led the research on optimisation and decision support in wireless networking. His research interests are in the areas of artificial intelligence, optimisation and constraint-based reasoning, with a focus on applications. He was won best papers prizes and nominations at international Artificial Intelligence and communications conferences, including ECAI, IEEE SECON and IEEE Globecom. He has successfully collaborated with a wide range of industrial partners, ranging from multinationals, including Intel and Alcatel Lucent, to SMEs. In 2011, he won the Irish Life Sciences Commercialisation Award for his work on decision support for prescribing for geriatric patients leading to the start-up company Clinical Support Information Systems.

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