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AdvMLTester by CyberASAP (Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme)

Dr Mahdi Aiash and Dr Hector Menendez have obtained further funding to develop their AdvMLTester project into a commercial product. The project aims at detecting potentially exploitable vulnerabilities in machine learning systems. The project is funded under CyberASAP (Cyber Security Academic Startup Accelerator Programme), a pre-seed accelerator programme in the cybersecurity ecosystem to convert academic ideas […]

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Machine Learning for Medical Research

The state of the art AI technology has been playing significant role in medical fields. Recently, led by Prof Xiaohong Gao, Middlesex University is in partnership with several other institutions and NHS hospitals working on AI in early detection of cancers (funded by CRUK), AI in visualisation of HPV virus (funded by The Royal Society) […]

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EPSRC grant to support Covid19 modelling

Dr Kai Xu is a co-investigator on the EPSRC grant RAMP VIS that aims to support epidemiologists in the fight against Covid19. It started as a volunteer effort, led by Prof. Min Chen from Oxford University. A team of 20 visualisation researchers from over 10 different universities worked closely with epidemiologists who are modelling various aspects of […]

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EPSRC SPRITE+ grant on AI and human dignity

Dr Kai Xu is a co-investigator on the ‘God, the Oracle, and the Nightclub Bouncer: Can human dignity be modelled in an AI-based decision support system for post-Covid health certification’ that is supported by the EPSRC SPRITE+ network plus for a total amount of  £50,000 that runs from Nov 2020 to Mar 2021. This project […]

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New EPSRC-funded project: “Infinite-domain Constraint Satisfaction Problems”

Barnaby Martin has been awarded an EPSRC First Grant worth £125k for “Infinite-domain Constraint Satisfaction Problems”. He will shortly be advertising for a year’s postdoctoral amanuensis.

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New EU-funded project NEAL: Neuromorphic Embodied Agents that Learn

The Neuromorphic Embodied Agents that Learn project (NEAL) is part of the The Human Brain Project funded by the EU. This project builds on our earlier Cell Assembly Robot (CABot) work and extends it. NEAL will translate the Java based fatiguing leaky integrate and fire neural model and system to PyNN, which in turn will […]

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EU funds project on inclusion with Middlesex University participation

Researchers from our department attracted funding from the EU through the call “ICT for smart and personalised inclusion” (Objective ICT-2013.5.3). The project title is: PersOnalized Smart Environments to increase Inclusion of people with DOwn’s syNdrome (POSEIDON). The Middlesex University team is a multi-disciplinary team with including colleagues from other departments of our S&T School.  The […]

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New EPSRC grant

Franco Raimondi has been awarded an EPSRC grant in collaboration with Natasha Alechina (School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham) for the Verification of Resource-Bounded Multi-Agents Systems (VRBMAS). More details about the project can be found at the project’s web site: http://www.vrbmas.org.