Dr Alan Tully
Senior Lecturer

Introduction

Summary of experience

1976-1977 Ministry of Defence

1979-1981 University of Newcastle upon Tyne, BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering and Computing Science (2.1)

1982-1986 GEC Avionics, Senior Systems Engineer, Future Computing Group

1986-1991 University of Newcastle upon Tyne, PhD and Postgraduate research into fault-tolerance in real-time parallel systems, Thesis title: "Preventing State Divergence in Replicated Distributed Systems"

1991-1996 Parallel Applications Centre, Leader Real Time Systems Group

1996-2002 Detica Limited, Principal Consultant

Academic interests

Pervasive computing, ad-hoc networks and wireless sensor networks, distributed computing, parallel systems, fault-tolerance, real-time systems, object oriented design, control systems, modelling and simulation, command and information systems.

Research Interests

Wireless sensor networks, smartdust

Other Expertise

real time systems, fault tolerant systems

Current Work

FP VI TRACKSS
FP VI EMMA

Undergraduate Teaching

CSC263 Computer systems and networks
CSC310 Real time programming in Java