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High Integrity Systems

Dr Mark Nicholson


Safety and Certification of modular systems including configuration of complex systems.
Safety and Certification of Data and data chains. Links of data and Big Data to information systems and safety related / safety critical systems.
Application of System Safety Engineering into the cvil aerospace, automotive, railway, Medical and civil maritime domains
CPD Teaching and consultany into multiple aspects of System Safety Engineering


BA (Ebor) Economics / Statistics,
PgCert (Ebor) Academic Practice,
MSc (Southampton) Operations Research,
DPhil (Ebor) Allocation of Tasks in hard real-time systems


Research Associate 1991 - 1997 - allocation of tasks in hard-real time systems
Research and Teaching Fellow 1998 - 2012 - European Research projects and Teaching activities
Senior Research and Teaching Fellow 2012 - Development of Masters Programmes in System Safety with Automotive Applications, Railway Safety (in China).

External CPD teaching
- Airbus (5 days November 2012)
- Birmingham Railway Masters (1 day November 2012)
- BAE WEEK A (3 days January)
- BAE Week A (4 days February 2013)
- BAE Week A (4 days May 2013)
- BAE Week B (5 days June 2013)

Departmental and University Roles

  • Chair of Board of Examiners (Oncampus)


Contact details

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

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325568

Office: CSE/246


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