Professor Paul Watson
Professor of Computing Science

Introduction

Paul Watson is Professor of Computer Science and Director of the North East Regional e-Science Centre. He graduated in 1983 with a BSc (I) in Computer Engineering from Manchester University, followed by a PhD in 1986. In the 80s, as a Lecturer at Manchester University, he was a designer of the Alvey Flagship and Esprit EDS systems. From 1990-5 he worked for ICL as a system designer of the Goldrush MegaServer parallel database server, which was released as a product in 1994.