Stephen Brown
Professor
De Montfort University
UK

Professor Stephen Brown is Head of the School of Media and Communication at De Montfort University, UK and lead investigator on the AHRC funded FuzzyPhoto project that is investigating the application of computational methods to resource discovery and search challenges in the museums domain. His career includes course design, research and tutoring for the Open University; Head of Distance Learning, BT; Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Engineering Design; Director of the International Institute for Electronic Library Research, De Montfort University; Senior Technology Adviser at the JISC Technologies Centre; and President of the Association for Learning Technology. He has directed R&D projects with total funding of over £3m from public and private sources including: IBM, BT, Hulton-Getty, RTE, the Home Office, Department of Trade and Industry, Department for Education and Employment, the British Library, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Hunt Museum, AHRC, JISC, HEFCE and the European Commission.