Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

James O'Keeffe

Research Assistant

Background

I am currently a research assistant within Newcastle University's Institute of Neuroscience. I work as a computational neuroscientist on the Man, Mantis and Machine project, headed by Jenny Read.

Research

My current research involves replicating the visual system of the praying mantis in software for use in autonomous systems. Prior to my current work, I researched artificial immune systems in swarm robotic systems for my PhD thesis.