I received the BSc and PhD degrees in Mathematics, both from the University of Granada (Spain) in 1989 and 2000, respectively. In August 2003, I joined De Montfort University (DMU) as a Senior Lecturer. In August 2006, I became a Principal Lecturer and in October 2007 I was awarded the title of Reader in Computational Intelligence. In May 2012, I was appointed Professor of Computational Intelligence and Decision Making.

UoA11: Computer Science and Informatics REF2014 results

 2014    UoA11 CSI  FTE  4*  3*  2*  1*  U
     Overall  24.7  9  48  40  3  0
     Outputs  24.7  13.5  38.4  43.3  4.8  0
     Impact  24.7  0  66.7  33.3  0  0
     Environment  24.7  0  65  35  0  0

 2008    UoA23 CSI    FTE  4*  3*  2*  1*  U
     Overall  22.3  10     35     40     15    0
  • The percentage of DMU UoA11 Computer Science and Informatics research graded as 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent) increased 12 points to 57% from 45% in 2008. The percentage of research graded as 1* decreased 12 points to 3% from 15% in 2008.
  • DMU UoA11 Computer Science and Informatics is ranked 50/89 in the UK in terms of Grade Point Average (GPA) with 2.63 in 2014. This is an increase from a GPA of 2.40 and ranking position 53/81 in 2008.
  • Using Research Power (GPA times submitted staff FTEs) DMU UoA11 Computer Science and Informatics moves up 3 places from 2008 to an overall position 35/89.
  • DMU UoA11 Computer Science and Informatics is Overall 2nd in the East Midlands and the 4th best modern universities.

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