Dr Phil Legg

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  • Qualifications:B.Sc. Ph.D. PGCert FHEA
  • Position:Associate Professor in Cyber Security
  • Department:FET - Computer Science and Creative Technologies
  • Telephone:+4411732 82880
  • Email:Phil.Legg@uwe.ac.uk
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About me

Dr. Phil Legg is an Associate Professor in Cyber Security and Programme Leader for MSc Cyber Security, at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), UK. His research interests address many aspects of Cyber Security, including how Visual Analytics and Machine Learning can improve intepretability and robustness of modern security technologies. His research ranges from insider threat detection and cyber situational awareness, through to human-machine teaming to understanding confidence and trust of multiple agents, and active learning from limited data samples in security appliances. Other related interest areas include Vision, Graphics, Visualisation, and Human-Computer Interaction.​

He holds a B.Sc. and Ph.D., both in Computer Science, from Cardiff University. He has also held post-doctoral research and teaching roles at Swansea University and the University of Oxford. He holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Higher Education (Distinction), and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is also a professional member of the IEEE and the BCS.

Area of expertise

Cyber Security, Machine Learning, Visual Analytics,​ Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Data Visualization,​ ​Human-Computer Interaction.


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