James Brusey received his B.A.P.S. degree with distinction and Ph.D. degree from the RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, in 1996 and 2003, respectively. His Ph.D. thesis won the Australian Computer Science Association Award for Best Thesis in 2004. He has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, part of which was as an Independent Consultant. More recently, he has worked as a Senior Research Associate at Cambridge University's Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge, UK, with funding from the Auto-ID Center. Since 2007, Brusey has worked at the Cogent Computing Applied Research Centre, Coventry University, Coventry, UK, in the area of wireless sensor networks. During this period, he has helped in establishing Cogent as a world class research center with a broad portfolio of successful, industry-sponsored projects related to wireless sensor projects. In 2012, Brusey was awarded a readership in pervasive computing, and in 2013, he took over the directorship of the center. His current research interests include exploring issues with the practical deployment of wireless sensor networks, thermal comfort in buildings and car cabins, reinforcement learning, and Bayesian methods.
Biography Updated on 29 December 2013