Professor Mike Worboys

Mike WorboysMike has a PhD in mathematics and is Professor of Spatial Informatics in the Department of Computing and Information Sciences, University of Greenwich, London, where he is leader of the Greenwich GI Science Research Group (g3). Until the end of 2012 he was director of the School of Computing and Information Science, and a professor in the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) at the University of Maine, USA.

Mike is also a composer and sound artist, having an interest in both instrumental and electroacoustic music. He holds a Master of Music degree in Composition from Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London. His instrumental music has been performed at the London Institute for Contemporary Arts (ICA), the National Maritime Museum, other venues around London, and the St. Magnus Cathedral, Orkney. His piano work, 'Bone Memories', recently won first prize in the John Halford competition for piano and composition judged by pianist Ian Pace. He also composes electroacoustic works, and has recently collaborated with Allanton artists Charles Paulsen and Pauline Burbidge for an electroacoustic installation at the Edinburgh City Art Centre, showing from November 2017 to March 2018.

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