I am Lecturer in Evolutionary Systems in the School of Computing & Mathematics, Keele University, UK, and a member of the Keele Evolutionary Systems Research Group. My research interests can be broadly described as Social Learning and Cultural Evolution in Artificial Evolutionary Systems. More details about my research can be found on my Research Interests and Publications pages.
Current Research Projects:
"The effect of coloured noise environments on artificial evolutionary systems"
"Open-Ended (Cumulative) Cultural Evolution"
"Fair mechanisms for energy exchange in community energy systems"
I am originally from Birmingham, and am proudly half Maltese. Before moving to Keele in 2009 to begin my PhD and Teaching Fellowship, I studied for a BSc in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science and a MSc in Advance Computer Science at the University of Birmingham, UK.
In my spare time I am a keen Aston Villa supporter; regularly injured football player; music enthusiast; out of practice guitarist; Science Fiction fan, part time gamer, part time politico, part time meme stock enthusiast; and full time Dad and partner.
Injury Status: Pulled my hamstring building a sandcastle ...
Currently Listening: Bossk - Migration
Currently Reading: Artificial Life 2021 conference proceedings
Currently Playing: Civilization VI
Investments Status: In profit - but probably not for long!