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Prof Miles Elsden
Director, Institute for Safe Autonomy


Robotics, Connected Autonomous Systems, Transport, AI/ML, Communications, Research Impact, Innovation, Uncertainty, Risk, Decision Making, Policy, Systems Engineering.


Director of the Institute for Safe Autonomy


BSc Applied Mathematics, PhD Computational Fluid Mechanics, MBA, Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET)


Early career as an academic in the UK and EU, including as a Marie Curie Fellow in Germany. Time spent in industry initially as a software developer in Brussels more recently working with a US based AI and Cognitive Computing start-up and as a consultant. Ten years in Government providing science advice in a number of Departments on a range of issues including as Chief Scientist in the UK Department for Transport.


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Department of Computer Science
University of York
Deramore Lane
YO10 5GH