Staff Profiles: Dr. William Sayers

Dr. William Sayers

Staff Profile: Dr. William Sayers
Lecturer in Games and Security

Dr. William Sayers

Dr. William Sayers

Lecturer in Games and Security

Creative Computing

At the University of Gloucestershire, William is a Lecturer in Games and Security. He lectures on web development, computer games programming, and computer games production.

Biography

William Sayers is a Lecturer in Games and Security. He is a doctor of engineering, and during his EngD successfully applied optimisation algorithms and artificial intelligence techniques to flood risk reduction. He has presented posters and papers at the CCWI 2014 (Perugia, Italy) conference, and the royal society in London, amongst others. His first degree was in Computer Games Development, for which he obtained a first with honours.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
EngD Artificial Intelligence and Engineering University of Exeter 2016
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development University of South Wales 2009

Teaching and research

Teaching

Games production

Games programming

Web development

Advanced group project

Individual research projects 

Research

My research focus is on artificial intelligence, optimisation algorithms, and how they can be applied to solve real-world problems and issues.