Expert panel

Our Expert Panel is composed of a wider circle of interested colleagues.

This panel is composed of a wider circle of interested colleagues providing access to, collaboration with and commitment from academics within the School of Law and the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment.

Dr. Daniel Kelly

Lecturer, School of Computing, Engineering & Intelligent Systems

Dr Daniel Kelly is a Lecturer in the School of Computing and Intelligent Systems at the Magee Campus Derry/Londonderry. Daniel's main research interests are in the areas of Wearable/Pervasive Sensing, Human Behaviour Analysis and Sports Performance Measurement. In particular, his research is focused on applications in health and well-being and he has approximately 40 published works. Daniel has worked on a number of commercial feasibility studies, and in the past has worked closely with a number of SME's and national organisations such as Irish Rugby Football Union and the Irish National Stud. Daniel is a visiting lecturer at the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science in University College Dublin. He is a regular reviewer for a number of International Journals such as Pattern Recognition Letters and IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics.

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Dr Jose Santos

Lecturer, School of Computing

Dr Jose Santos (PhD-AFHEA-FCHERP) was born in Maracay, Venezuela in 1973. He received his Electronic Engineering Degree from the Electronics Department, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela in 1998, and his PhD in Electronic Engineering from the School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, UK in 2003. He has been a Lecturer in Computer Science at Ulster University in the School of Computing and Intelligent Systems and in the school of Computing and Mathematics since 2002, he is also an associate member of the Computer Science Research Institute, the Intelligent Systems Research Centre (Ambient Intelligence Research Group) and the Smart Environments Research Group at Ulster University. His current teaching and research interests lie in the fields of Ambient Intelligence & Mobile Computing, Robotics, Wireless Communication Systems, Interactive Web Development, Database Systems, Pervasive Systems and Sensor Technology, Concurrent and Distributed Systems and Social Networking.

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Dr Taiwo Oriola

Course Director, LLM Commercial Law Programme

Taiwo teaches Intellectual Property Law; and Computer & Internet law on the undergraduate LLB programme; and Internet Law & Policy; Copyright & The Information Society; and International Intellectual Property Law on the postgraduate LLM Commercial Law Programme. He has extensive publications in his area of research interests, which include Computer Law & Policy; Computer Ethics; Internet Law & Policy; Intellectual Property Law & Policy; Technology Regulation & Transfer Policy; Transgenic Plant Technology Regulation & Policy; and Law & Ethics. He was a visiting research fellow at the Max-Planck Institute for Intellectual Property Law, Munich Germany; a visiting research fellow at the Max-Planck Institute for Comparative & International Law, Heidelberg, Germany; a research fellow, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore; a visiting fellow, the Cegla Centre for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, Israel; and  an Erasmus Mundus fellow in Applied Ethics, Ethics Institute, Utrecht University, Netherlands. He is a member of the International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law; a member of the Global Science & Technology Forum; and a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

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Dr John McCord

Course Director for LLM in Clinical Legal Education Programme

John is a lecturer in the School of Law and Course Director for LLM in Clinical Legal Education. He holds a 1st Class LLB (Hons) in 2006 and a Ph.D in Law from Ulster University. John currently lectures in Criminal Law, Law of Evidence and Research Methods. His research interests include social and ethical legal studies, technology, and security. John has published widely and reviews for a number of international journals. He has won and worked on a number of EC FP7 and H2020 Secure Societies projects. He has also won a number of UK projects across various areas of law.

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