Stephen Jarvis is a Professor of Computer Science and Head of Research in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick.
He leads an internationally recognised research group working in the field of parallel/distributed systems, visualisation and digital forensics. The group’s work has been used by the US Navy Ocean System Centre in San Diego, the Los Alamos National Laboratories in New Mexico, DARPA and NASA. The group also has an established record of spin-out companies, including Allinea Software which has been recognised as one of the 100 fastest growing private companies in the world. Stephen is widely published in this field and has chaired several IEEE/ACM international conferences and workshops.
In 2009 Stephen was awarded a prestigious Royal Society Industry Fellowship in support of his industry-focussed work on high-performance computing. He acted as co-organiser for one of the UK’s High End Scientific Computing Training Centres between 2005 and 2011, and he currently leads the £3.75M EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Urban Science and Progress at the University of Warwick.
He is a former faculty member of the University of Oxford Computing Laboratory. Stephen is currently Director at the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities (WISC).