School of Computing

Staff Profiles

Emeritus Professor Harry Whitfield

Emeritus Professor

Background

Career History:

Emeritus Professor, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (2000-).

 

Professor of Computing and Data Processing at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1980-2000).

Director of Management Information Services, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1992-1995).

Director of the Computing Laboratory, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1980-1992).

Professor of Computer Studies at the University of Groningen (1972-1979).

Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh (1964-1972).

Senior Research Fellow in English Language, University of Edinburgh (1963-1964).

Technical Officer, Imperial Chemical Industries Limited (1961-1963).

Programmer, MRC Statistical Reseach Unit (1960-1961).

 

Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Chartered IT Professional.

Area of expertise: Design and Implementation of Yahoo! Widgets and Web Widgets, JavaScript programming.



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