School of Computing

Staff Profiles

Dr Alan Tully

Deputy Head of School

Background

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.

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

CSC1024 Computer Architecture

Publications