Computer Science

Department staff

Dr Iain Phillips

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Director of Academic Staffing (Science); Senior Lecturer

Dr Iain Phillips (FBCS, CEng, CITP, MACM, FHEA) has been involved in computer networks research for over 25 years, with over 100 publications in this area.  His main work has been in network architecture considering performance, protocols and algorithms for the Internet and Wireless Sensor Networks.

He has a BSc in Computing and Information Systems and a PhD in Computer Science from Manchester University.  He has worked at Loughborough since 1992 as a research Associate and Fellow in Electronic and Electrical Engineering before moving to Computer Science in 1999.  He was Head of Computer Science from 2008 to 2011.  From August 2015 he has been Director of Academic Staffing in the School of Science and from August 2016 to Auguest 2018 the Acting Head of Computer Science.

  • Internet Architectures: Routing and Performance Measurement
  • Ad-hoc networks, VANETs, swarm networking, WSNs
  • Bigdata and AI/machine learning
  • Head of Department, Computer Science (2008-2011 and 2016-2018)
  • Director of Academic Staffing, School of Science (2017-present)
  • First Aider and Fire Marshall
  • Member of the Internet Networks and Systems (NetSys) research theme

I'm willing to supervise students in the area of networks, especially ad-hoc networks and research concentrating on routing.