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20 December 2021

Professor Nick Holliman joins King's as CUSP London Director

Professor Nick Holliman will join the Department of Informatics in January 2022 as Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Centre for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) London.

Professor Nick Holliman

Nick joins King's from Newcastle University, and brings academic and industrial experience in the research and application of Data Science and AI. In his role as CUSP London Director, he will also provide strategic leadership for CUSP's impactful links both within the university and with its external collaborators.

Commenting on his appointment, Nick said: 

I am excited to be joining King’s to take on this timely and fascinating role. Effective, trustworthy collaborations between machine systems and humans have never been more central in solving problems in the real world. I look forward to working to demonstrate how human-machine teaming can broaden the positive impact of technology for our partners in and beyond London.”

Professor Nick Holliman

Professor Luc Moreau, Head of the Department of Informatics, shared his congratulations on Nick's appointment: 

We are very much looking forward to Professor Nicolas Holliman joining us at King’s College London. He brings a wealth of expertise and a visionary approach to his new role, heading the Centre for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) London.

Professor Luc Moreau

Dr Yijing Li, Interim CUSP London Director, added:

We are exhilarated to welcome Nick to join CUSP London in Informatics, bringing in his leadership experience and expertise into King's, and looking forward to working with him in the interdisciplinary education and research community.

Dr Yijing Li

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Nicolas S Holliman

Director of CUSP London

Luc Moreau

Head of Department of Informatics

Yijing Li

AEP Senior Lecturer in Urban Informatics