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Caton, Dr Simon

Lecturer in Computing (Room 3.17)

4498506

simon.caton@ncirl.ie

General Information

Key Responsibilities at NCI

  • Lecturer in Data Analytics, Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence, Data & Web Mining and Social Media
  • Supervision of NCI PhD Candidates
  • Elected Member of NCI Research Council
  • Post Graduate Programme Development
  • "Learning is lifelong" ... Simon uses Datacamp extensively as part of his teaching approach. Datacamp allows students revisit and reinforce the knowledge acquired during lectures when and where they like.

 

Education

  • PhD Computer Science, Cardiff University, UK 2010
  • BSc HONS Computer Science, Cardiff University, UK 2004

 

Academic Experience

  • 2012 - 2014 Young Investigator Group Leader: Social Cloud: social network-based collaboration environments.
  • 2010 - 2014 Guest Researcher, Forschungszentrum für Informatik (FZI) Karlsruhe Germany.
  • 2010 - 2014 Akademische Rat, Department for Economics and Business Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
  • 2010 - 2014 Senior Researcher at Karlsruhe Service Research Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
  • 2009 - 2014 Head of Cloud Computing Research Division at Institute for Information Systems and Management, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.
  • 2008 - 2009 Research Associate on the EU FP6 SORMA Project.
  • 2004 - 2009 PhD Student at Cardiff University School of Computer Science. PhD thesis entitled: On-Demand Distributed Image Processing Over An Adaptive Campus-Grid.
  • 2004 - 2008 Teaching Assistant at Cardiff University School of Computer Science.
  • 2000 - 2004 Undergraduate Study at Cardiff University School of Computer Science.

 

Research Interests

  • Social Media
  • Social Cloud Computing
  • Autonomic Computing
  • Market Engineering
  • Computational Social Science

 

Research Publications

Published International Journal Articles

Book Chapters

 

Conference Papers

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