Susan Stepney MA, PhD (Cantab), CEng, FBCS, CITP
Professor of Computer Science


Non-standard computation: bio-inspired algorithms, complex adaptive systems, emergent properties, nanite assemblers.


2002--present: Professor of Computer Science, University of York

1997--2002: Visiting Professor, University of York

1989--2002: Consultant, Logica UK Ltd

1984--1989: Research Scientist, GEC Marconi Research Centre

1983--1984: SERC Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge

Departmental and University Roles

  • Industrial placement monitor
  • Chair of Hub Forum
  • Director of York Centre for Complex Systems Analysis
  • HoRG NSC


Contact details

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

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325377

Fax: +44 (0)1904 325599

Office: RCH/331

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