Member (elected 24
March 2010 into a casual vacancy until May 2012, and again in 2012 until 2015)
of the Council of the British Computer
Society, and also sits on the Engineering and Science Board, and the
Audit and Risk Committee, of the Society. He
in Computing at School, in particular he is South-West cooordinator of the Network of Excellence.
Until June 2008, Director of Studies for undergraduates, and would still like them to speak English. He represents the University on the Bristol Military Education Committee. He is Pensions Representative for the local association of the Universities and Colleges Union.
Works in Computer Algebra, where he is an author of a textbook, many papers, posters and presentations. See Mathematical Reviews on JHD for a list that they consider "mathematical" (needs a subscription). His major research effort is a grant in Real Geometry and Connectedness via Triangular Description. He has other PhD research topics: see this topic list.
He spoke on security of cloud computing at BCS Bristol on March 2012.
He chaired the Research Committee's Working Party on Powerful Computing: report here, and is on the High-Performance Computing Facilities Advisory Group.
His notes on various scientific meetings are listed here.
In Academic Year 2012/13 his teaching is CM30070: Computer Algebra and XX10190: Programming and Discrete Mathematics: information for students; HEA workshop 4 February 2013. He will also be contributing to CM20215 and CM30072.
Letter in the Times Higher Education Supplement: original here.
Image of the church of Saint Mamas, patron saint of tax avoiders.
Telephone: +44 1225 386181
Fax: +44 1225 383436
E-mail Address: J.H.Davenport@bath.ac.uk
Department of Computer Science
University of Bath
Academic Year 2010/11 he taught CM30070: Computer Algebra and XX10190: Programming and Discrete Mathematics: getting started instructions.
Academic Year 2007/2008: in Semester 1 he taught CM30070: Computer Algebra and CM30078/50123: Advanced Networking. In Semester 2 he oversaw the teaching of CM30173/CM50210 Cryptography, coordinated CM50209 Security, and supervised various projects.
Academic Year 2008/2009: in Semester 1 he taught CM30070: Computer Algebra and CM30078/50123: Advanced Networking. In Semester 2 he is on sabbatical at the University of Waterloo. See some photographs here.
Academic Year 2009/2010: in Semester 1 he taught teaching XX10190: Programming and Discrete Mathematics, CM30070: Computer Algebra and CM30078/50123: Advanced Networking. On Tuesdays at 10.15 in 6E2.2, he is running a seminar series on cylindrical algebraic decomposition. In September 2009, he lectured at the UK's prize-giving for the International Mathematical Olympiad team: his slides are here. In Semester 2, he continued with XX10190, and also taught CM50209: Security and Integrity.
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