Brian Tompsett

Eur Ing Brian Tompsett

Lecturer

Faculty of Science and Engineering

School of Engineering and Computer Science

b.c.tompsett@hull.ac.uk

01482 465222

Eur Ing Brian Tompsett is a lecturer of computer science at the University of Hull's School of Computer Science and Engineering.

His research specialisms include the engineering of large software systems and their relations to risks to the public, particularly the security of internet-connected systems and the risks of computer crime.

Eur Ing Tompsett is also known for his database of royal genealogy.

Research

Research Interests

  • The engineering of large software systems and their relations to risks to the public

  • The security of internet-connected systems and the risks of computer crime

  • The interactions between assistive technology for disabled students and learning technology, such as virtual learning environments

Research groups

  • Member of the Dependable Systems research group

  • Smartphones as assistive technology (Heat3 project, TechDis, JISC)

  • EPSRC research network in IT Forensics and Data Analysis

  • EPSRC Project Cyberprofiling: the Application of Criminal and Geographic profiling to the Internet

  • EPSRC research group CIDRA: Cyber Investigation, Data Recovery, Retention and Archiving

Publications

Tompsett B C, 'Ethical Dilemmas in Teaching Computer and Internet Security', International Conference on Security and Digital Forensics, City University, Information Security and Digital Forensics, Weerasinghe D (ed), Springer Verlang (2009)

Tompsett B C, Marshall A M, 'Identity Theft in the Online World', Computer Law and Security Report, vol 21, pp 128-137 (2005)

Tompsett B C, Marshall A M, Semmens N C, 'Cyberprofiling: The Application of Geographic and Criminal Profiling to the Internet', IEEE Security and Privacy for Emerging Areas in Communication Networks, Athens, Greece, pp 22-25 (2005)

Marshall A M, Tompsett B C, 'Silicon Pathology? The Future of Forensic Computing', Science and Justice, vol 44, pp 43-50 (2004)

Marshall A M, Tompsett B C, 'Spam n Chips - a Discussion of Internet Crime', Science and Justice, vol 41, pp 117-122 (2002)

Full list

Teaching

Programmes taught on

Modules list

  • Languages and their Compilers

  • Trustworthy Computing

  • Network Security

Research PhDs

  • Cybersecurity

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Studies, East Anglia

  • MSc Computer Science, Manchester

Awards and accolades

  • MBCS

  • CEng CITP

  • Eur Ing

Professional highlights

  • Chair of British Computer Society, Humberside Branch