The T-B Phase team
Angus Johnson was Thales lead for T-B PHASE from the time of bidding. Angus sadly died in September 2021 and is greatly missed by his friends and colleagues in the T-B PHASE team.
This report is dedicated to Angus’ vision for T-B PHASE and to his memory.
Bugra Alkan researched systems architecture for T-B PHASE and is now Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Informatics at London South Bank University.
Matt Ball was business lead for T-B PHASE from 2021 for the remainder of the project and is Chief Scientist and Head of Academic Liaison for Thales.
Emma Barden developed simulation capabilities in T-B PHASE and is now Advanced Concepts Engineer at Thales Alenia Space.
Chris Bennett was a PhD student on heterogenous systems in T-B PHASE and is now a Research Associate in Robotic Systems Engineering for Adaptive Autonomy at the University of Bristol.
William Bonnell was a PhD student on traffic management in T-B PHASE.
Seth Bullock led T-B PHASE from its beginning in 2017 to 2019 and is Toshiba Chair in Data Science and Simulation at the University of Bristol.
Mark Chattington was a human factors expert in T-B PHASE and is R&D Group Leader for Human Machine Teaming/Human Factors at Thales.
Mike Crosscombe conducted research into multi-agent consensus in T-B PHASE and is now JSPS Research Fellow at the University of Tokyo.
Katie Drury was project manager for T-B PHASE from 2018 until 2022 and is now dividing her time between a project management role at the University of Bristol and teaching.
Kevin Galvin conducted systems architecting research for T-B PHASE and is Systems Capability Researcher for Advanced Architecture Concepts at Thales.
Ashlyn (Wenwen) Gao
Ashlyn (Wenwen) Gao undertook experimental human factors research for T-B PHASE and is now pursuing a PhD.
Joe Gillett was project manager for the closing stages of T-B PHASE in 2023 and is now both Senior Research Administrator and a researcher at the University of Bristol.
Sophie Hart was a MSc student and then a research associate on human factors in T-B PHASE and will soon be commencing a PhD in human factors.
Dave Harvey supported and conducted research into verification and multi-agent coordination for T-B PHASE and is a specialist at Thales Research Technology and Innovation.
Elliott Hogg was a PhD student in T-B PHASE studying supervision for swarm robotics.
Tom Kent was a researcher in multi-agent coordination with T-B PHASE and is now Lead Machine Learning Scientist at Mind Foundry.
Jonathan Lawry supervised multi-agent systems research in T-B PHASE and is Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Bristol.
Sarah Lawton was T-B PHASE project manager from 2017 to 2018 and is now a project manager at the Interface Analysis Centre at the University of Bristol.
Emily Morey was a PhD student on future autonomous transport in T-B PHASE and is currently on placement with the Department for Transport before returning to complete her doctorate.
Jan Noyes supervised human factors research for T-B PHASE and is Professor of Human Factors Psychology at the University of Bristol.
Lenka Pitonakova was a researcher in artificial intelligence with T-B PHASE and is now Founder and CEO of Qubiq, a robotics software consultancy.
Marko Radanovic was a researcher in architecture for traffic control in T-B PHASE.
Benjamin Rayneau-Kirkhope researched network systems and behaviour for T-B PHASE and is now Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Bolt6.
Arthur Richards led T-B PHASE from 2021 to its conclusion in 2023 and is Professor of Robotics and Control at the University of Bristol.
Vicky Steane supervised and conducted human factors research for T-B PHASE and is a specialist in Human Factors at Thales.
Anona Williams was project manager for T-B PHASE from 2022 to 2023 and is now Doctoral Training and Collaboration Facilitator in the Arts Faculty at the University of Bristol.
Eddie Wilson led T-B PHASE from 2019 to 2021 and is Professor of Intelligent Transport Systems at the University of Bristol.
Debora Zanatto researched human interactions with autonomous systems in T-B PHASE and is now Human Factors Lead Consultant at Deep Blue.