I am a visiting researcher/Industrial Fellow to the Automated Scheduling, Optimisation and Planning (ASAP) Group at the University of Nottingham.
Managing Director of a software company whose equity investors include Queen’s University of Belfast (QUBIS) and University of Nottingham. EventMAP Limited was formed with the aim of introducing effective resource planning and timetabling products and methodologies into the educational sector. We are currently Involved with the development of academic scheduling software. Current customers exist in UK, France, Swizerland, Finland, UAE, Portugal, America, New Zealand and Australia.
Data and information received through the Company has been fundamental in achieving research goals to date. There are a number of Grant application currently under development based on the experiences achieved through working as part of the company.
The next steps for EventMAP are defining the market oportunity which exists in relation to providing optimisation tools incorporating leading edge research techniques. Areas which are of interest are Healthcare, Airlines, Advertisers, Production Lines and Work Force.