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Professor Atulya Nagar

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0151 291 3930

I hold the Foundation Chair as Professor of Mathematics at Liverpool Hope University where I am the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research since October 2019. I have been the Dean of Faculty of Science from May 2014 to September 2019; and Head of School of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering from September 2007 to August 2022. A mathematician by training, I possess multi-disciplinary expertise in Nonlinear Mathematics, Natural Computing, Bio-Mathematics and Computational Biology, Operations Research, and Control Systems Engineering. I have an extensive background and experience of working in Universities in the UK and India. I have been an expert reviewer for the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) grants peer-review committees for Bioinformatics Panel; Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for High Performance Computing Panel; and serve on the Peer-Review College of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as a scientific expert member.

I have edited volumes on Intelligent Systems, and Applied Mathematics; I am the founding series editor for Springer Book Series on Algorithms for Intelligent Systems (AIS) and I have been the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (IJAISC) until 2021. I serve on editorial boards for a number of prestigious journals such as the Journal of Universal Computer Science (JUCS). I have been Conference General Chair and member of the International Programme Committee (IPC) for several international conferences and have been invited to deliver keynote lectures at a number of such forums. I am well published with over 200 publications in prestigious publishing outlets and journals such as the Journal of Applied Mathematics and Stochastic Analysis; the International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics; the International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science; the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics; Discrete Applied Mathematics; Fundamenta Informaticae; IET Control Theory & Applications, to name a few.

I received a prestigious Commonwealth Fellowship for pursuing my Doctorate (DPhil) in Applied Non-Linear Mathematics, which I earned from the University of York in 1996. I hold BSc (Hons.), MSc, and MPhil (with Distinction) from the MDS University of Ajmer, India. Prior to joining Liverpool Hope, I was with the Department of Mathematical Sciences, and later at the Department of Systems Engineering, at Brunel University, London. Earlier I lectured at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR, Applied Mathematics, Bangalore), BITS Pilani and the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) in India. I am a member of the JISC Research Strategy group; a fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and Its applications (FIMA); and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).


Scopus ID: 8840681600

Series Editor: Springer Book Series, Algorithms for Intelligent Systems (AIS)