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Dr Neil Urquhart

Biography Dr Neil Urquhart is a lecturer within the School of Computing. After studying computing as an undergraduate he worked as a software developer and systems administrator in the printing and packaging sector.

He returned to academia and completed a PhD in 2002 which examined the use of nature inspired techniques and software agents to construct and optimise delivery networks.

Since 2002 he has worked as a lecturer within the School Of Computing at Edinburgh Napier where he is currently the programme leader for Computing Science.
Research Interests Dr Neil Urquhart's research interests include applied artificial intelligence, in particular the application of Evolutionary Algorithms and multi-agent systems to the optimisation of scheduling and routing problems.
Teaching and Learning Neil Urquhart is programme leader for BSc Computing Science, he also teaches on modules relating to software engineering, software agents and artificial intelligence.