Prof Richard EversonHead of Data Science Institute

Richard is the academic lead for the Impact Lab, Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Exeter, and Director of its Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. Richard also leads the university's partnership with The Alan Turing Institute.

Richard graduated with a degree in Physics from Cambridge University, and gained a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Leeds University. He worked at Brown and Yale Universities in the USA, on fluid mechanics and data analysis problems, then moved to Rockefeller University, New York to work on optical imaging and modelling of the visual cortex. After working at Imperial College, London, Richard joined the University of Exeter in 1999.