School of Computing

Staff Profiles

Dr Hugo Hiden

Technical Director


Hugo Hiden is Senior Research Associate in the School of Computing Science at Newcastle University. His current role is as the software development lead on the SiDE project, which is a £12M five year project aiming to tackle social exclusion by making it easier for people to access the life-changing benefits offered by digital technologies. He is also the principal developer of the e-Science Central platform, a cloud based data processing system which has been used in a number of academic and commercial contexts. Prior to his University role, he spent 6 years in industry developing advanced data integration, analysis and modelling tools at Avantium Technologies and GSE Systems Inc. Hugo holds a PhD in the application of Genetic Programming to chemical process data analysis and has published numerous papers on the subjects of cloud computing, process monitoring, computer security and collaborative R&D.