PhD students supervised

PhD students supervised (first supervisor)

  • Leo Carlos-Sandberg - 2017-

  • Jose Gonzalez (part time) - 2017-

  • Yang Gu - 2011-2013 - withdrew

  • Samet Gogus (Barclays Treasury, part-time) - 2007-2009 - Credit risk - withdrew

  • Ghada Hassan (Egyptian Culture Bureau) - "Multiobjective Genetic Programming for Financial Portfolio Management in Dynamic Enviroments|" PhD awarded 2010 - now a lecturer at Cairo University

  • Chih-Chun Chen (EPSRC DTA) - "Complex Event Types for Agent-Based Simulation" PhD awarded 2009 - now a postdoctoral researcher at Centre d'analyse et de matheatique sociales

  • David Coffin (EPSRC) - 2004-2006 - Genetic Algorithms search space decomposition - subsequently changed research direction and supervisor in 2006

  • Wei Yan (industry) - "Evolving Robust Genetic Programming Solutions in Dynamic Environments - with a case study in hedge fund stock selection in an emerging market" PhD awarded

  • Katie Bentley (industry / DTA) - "Adaptive Behaviour through Morphological Plasticity in Natural and Artificial Systems" PhD awarded 2006 - now Assistant Professor, Computational Biology Laboratory, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

  • Lee Braine (EPSRC CASE) - "Design and Implementation of an Object-Oriented Functional Language" PhD awarded 2000 - now with the CTO Office, Barclays Investment Bank

  • Kanta Vekaria (EPSRC 97701326) - "Selective Crossover as an Adaptive Strategy for Genetic Algorithms" PhD awarded 2000 (link to thesis) - now principal engineer at Nokia

  • Tina Yu - "An Analysis of the Impact of Functional Programming Techniques on Genetic Programming" PhD awarded 1999 (link to thesis) - now Associate Professor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

  • Simon Courtenage (EPSRC 90311629) - "The Analysis of Resource Use in the Lambda-Calculus by Type Inference" PhD awarded 1995 (link to thesis) - now Principal Lecturer at the University of Westminster

  • Stuart Clayman (SERC) - "Developing and Measuring Parallel Rule-Based Systems in a Functional Programming Environment" PhD awarded 1993 (link to thesis) - now Senior Research Fellow at UCL

  • David Parrott - "Synthesising Parallel Functional Programs to Improve Dynamic Scheduling" PhD awarded 1993 - now Chief Architecture Officer at Thomson Reuters

Other academic supervision

  • 2006-2010 Nuno Rocha Nene - PhD student - 2nd supervisor
  • 2005-2008 Manish Patel - PhD student - 2nd supervisor
  • 2004-2005 Yoav Zibin - RA - principal investigator
  • 2004-2005 Xiaowen Liu - RA - principal investigator
  • 1995-1997 Steven Gould - RA - principal investigator
  • 1995-1997 Peter Lidwell - RA - principal investigator -

Christopher D. Clack
Department of Computer Science
UCL
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT

 clack@cs.ucl.ac.uk