Prof. Mark d’Inverno

Mark D'Inverno

Mark d’Inverno holds an MA and MSc in Mathematics from Oxford University and a PhD from University College London in Artificial Intelligence. He is Professor of Computer Science at Goldsmiths, University of London and for four years between 2007 and 2011 was head of the Department of Computing which has championed interdisciplinary research and teaching around computers and creativity for nearly a decade. He has published over 100 articles (with an H-index of 29 according to Google Scholar) including books, journal and conference articles and led research projects in a diverse range of fields relating to computer science including multi-agent systems, systems biology, art, music and social media. During his sabbatical in 2011/12 he completed a research sabbatical as visiting fellow at the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute in Barcelona and at Sony Computer Science Laboratory in Paris.

His new book Computers and Creativity has just been published. Please visit the website here and see a new review in the Leonardo here.

He is currently the Principal or Co-investigatior on a range of EU and UK projects spanning community building, sharing social experiences, inspiring creativity, cultural engagement and music education.

He was for fourteen years a trustee and the first chair of the charity Safeground which championed intensive courses co-designed by prisoners that have run in over 40 UK prisons around increasing self-awareness in family relationships.

He is also a critically acclaimed jazz pianist in the UK and over the last 30 years has led a variety of successful bands in a range of different musical genres.

For the last twelve years he has been a captain of the weekenders cricket club.