Inclusive Innovation: An example of academia and industry collaboration

The Engineering Professors Council is hosting it’s first Crucible event that is showcasing a range of case studies across learning, teaching and research collaborations between academia and industry. My case study presentation focuses on a long-term (10 year) collaboration with India’s premier IT research laboratory, TCS Innovation Labs at Pune. This collaboration between Middlesex University,

Is Finding a Fault in a Domestic Central Heating System Like Finding a Software Bug?

In the middle of a kitchen refit, our central heating (CH) system started experiencing frequent drops in pressure that required refilling for re-pressuring the boiler. Such drops in pressure can be for several reasons, some trivial and some serious and it is important to find the root cause (more on this later). Investigation for the

Workshop to Launch the London Digital Twin Research Centre at Middlesex University

In November 2017, the UK Industrial Strategy was published setting out a long-term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of the UK population with investment in skills, industries and infrastructure. The strategy proposed four challenges: UK to be at the forefront of artificial intelligence; Future of mobility to be based on electric cars and

Language Support for Multi Agent Reinforcement Learning: Our paper at ISEC 2020

Our research with TCS Research Labs continues to bear fruit. The Actor based language ESL used for much of our collaborative research now incorporates machine learning capability and delves into Digital Twin technology. We report on some early results at one of our favourite conferences: Innovations in Software Engineering (ISEC) – India’s premier software engineering