Room 042, St John's Building
Department of Computer Science, Brunel University London
Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 268297
Email: Derek "dot" Groen "at" brunel.ac.uk
Twitter: @whydoitweet, Google Scholar: Derek Groen
I am currently a Lecturer in Simulation and Modelling at Brunel University London. I'm also an Emeritus Fellow for the EPSRC-funded 2020 Science Network, a Fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute, and a Visiting Lecturer at the Centre for Computational Science at University College London.
Mar 2017: PhD student Diana Suleimenova has secured a JISC travel grant to attend the SSI Collaborations Workshop in Leeds.
Mar 2017: Our Science Hackathon projects received coverage in the CERN news.
Feb 2017: Brunel is a partner in the SHGVA Science Hackathon at IdeaSquare in CERN. Both Derek Groen and Diana Suleimenova will attend the event to share their expertise respectively on Science Hackathons and on Refugee Modelling.
Feb 2017: Derek's EPSRC First Grant application got rejected with a 6/6, a 4/6 and a 3/6. It is only fair to try and share important failures as well as successes.
Oct 2016: We now have become an official partner in the EU-funded ComPat project.
Oct 2016: The EU-funded CompBioMed Center of Excellence has started. We will be involved in supporting FabSim as an Associate Partner.
Sept 2016: Derek will be co-teaching Data Visualization, Service-Oriented Architectures and Digital Media & Games during the 2016/2017 academic year.
June 2016: Diana Suleimenova started as a PhD student. She will be investigating the data science aspects of refugee movements.
May 2016: Published a very first paper on simulating the movements of refugees.
Apr 2016: The COST Action on Multiscale Systems Medicine is now underway, where I'll co-lead the working group on Multiscale Computing..
Nov 2015: I won the ARCHER Early Career Impact Award.
Oct 2015: The EU funded ComPat project has commenced.
Sep 2015: Our nanomaterials research was covered in the PRACE newsletter.
Sep 2015: I am now a Lecturer in Simulation and Modelling at Brunel University London.
Jul 2015: Together with Ben Calderhead I published a Feature piece on Science Hackathons in eLife.