James Mapp


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Personal profile

Academic Background

Dr. James Mapp Joined the School of Computing Sciences as a student in 2006, studying towards a degree in Applied Computing (Ecology and Conservation) before transferring to an integrated Masters of Computing degree.  After a short absence James return to complete a Ph.D. relating to Machine Vision and Stock Management (Fisheries). During this time James worked alongside scientists at the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) at Lowestoft, publishing a number of papers with colleagues therein.


James worked as a tutor for several years while undertaking further private study; before joining the School of Computing Science as a lecturer in 2018. Prior to his academic career, James worked as a tailor, assisting in the construction of bespoke suits for celebrity clients and Hollywood productions.

Teaching Interests

James' teaching, and areas of teaching interest, include: Digital Electronics, Embedded Technologies, Machine Vision, Computer Networks, Human Computer Interaction, and Programming for Non-Specialists.

James also holds a number of rolls related to teaching and learning activity withing the School of Computing Science, including: School Plagiarism Officer; Member of the Extenuating Circumstances Panel; and Engagement Offier. James is also the course director for the schools foundation year course.