Computing has a vibrant and rapidly growing research community with expertise in such diverse areas as visualisation, information and systems engineering and intelligent systems. Our facilities are state-of-the-art, incorporating a dedicating computer networking, mobile and forensic computing laboratory, as well as creative studio environments and industry standard software.

Our aim is to research and develop new methods and technology in computer science that will have a real impact on global grand challenges in areas such as transport, health, security and energy.

Computer Science Centres and Institutes


Mathematics and Data Science (CMDS), Centre for

The Centre for Mathematics and Data Science will focus on the applications of Mathematics and Data Science to problems of industrial and societal relevance.


Planning, Autonomy and Representation of Knowledge

The Centre for Planning, Autonomy and Representation of Knowledge (PARK) covers research in Automated Planning, Knowledge Engineering, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, and Ontological Engineering.


Visual and Immersive Computing (CVIC), Centre for

The Centre for Visual and Immersive Computing (CVIC) focuses on regional and international dimensions of knowledge/technology innovation, application and practice development, academic networking, and social service innovation.


Industrial Analytics (CindA), Centre for

The Centre for Industrial Analytics (CindA) is at the forefront of applied research into the visualisation and comprehension of complex data.


Cyber Security (CCS), Centre for

The Centre for Cyber Security (CCS) at Huddersfield aims to develop and demonstrate advanced knowledge beneficial to understanding and mitigating cyber threats.


Secure Societies Institute

The Secure Societies Institute (SSI) is an inter-disciplinary research platform at the University of Huddersfield committed to developing a secure society for all, working with practitioners and policy makers in the fields of terrorism, crime, sustainability, design and security.