I am a Professor in the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Science and in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.

I served as the Director of Bioinformatics in the Bachelor of Health Sciences program. I am currently directing the LINDSAY Virtual Human project, which won the ASTech 2015 Award for Innovations in Information and Communications Technology.

From 2018 to 2022, I served as the Head of the Department of Computer Science.

I have given a TEDx Calgary talk entitled “How Video Game Engines are Changing Medical Science.”

I have written two books on evolutionary computing and natural programming paradigms and have published more than 100 research papers.

My research interests include evolutionary computing, swarm intelligence, intuitive artificial intelligence, augmented intelligence, cinematic medicine & illustration, agent-based modelling and simulation of complex biological systems.

Always Striving to Envision and Implement a Brighter Future Together