Dr Grant Millar
School/Department: Computer Science & Mathematics
Position: Research Student
Grant is currently a Ph.D student at the Faculty of Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics (CISM), Kingston University, London, UK. He works within a team on Wireless Multimedia Networking (WMN) as well as giving the occasional lecture on various subjects within the networking realm within the CISM faculty.
The main focus of his research is on Peer-to-Peer overlay networks, which is part of the universityé─˘s contribution to the EU-FP7 ICT PEACE project. The aforementioned project has been assigned the task of investigating the provisioning of day-to-day emergency communication in next generation All-IP networks. He has two research papers accepted for publication to date since commencing his Ph.D in February 2009.
Grant was born in Essex, UK and received his M.Sc in Networking and Data Communications at the faculty of CISM, Kingston University and his B.Sc in Computer Animation at the University of Portsmouth, UK. His MS.c thesis entitled é─˙Developing an adaptive deblocking algorithm for low bit-rate video encoded in H.264é─¨ was completed under the supervision of Dr. Sergio Velastin. Grants previous work experience includes freelance web development for various clients around the UK.
Educational and Professional Qualifications
- BSc (Hons), MSc