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Executive Dean

Brief biographical information


Professor Kevin Jones is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science and Environment of Plymouth University, responsible for Schools of Computing and Mathematics; Marine Science and Engineering; Geography, Earth and Environmental Science; and Biological Sciences. His research interests cover practical and theoretical approaches for establishing the correctness and security of complex and heterogeneous systems.

Research interests

  • Cyber-security
  • Hardware verification
  • Software development
  • Formal methods
  • CAD tools
  • Analog verification
  • R&D
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Team building
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching


  • PhD Univeristy of Manchester
  • MSc Oxford University
  • BSc University of Reading

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of BCS
  • Fellow of the IET
  • Member of ACM
  • Senior member of IEEE
  • Full member of IISP

External appointments

  • Member of UKCRC
  • Member of CPHC
  • Chair of UKCRC Membership Committee
  • Member of EPSRC College
  • Member of BCS Membership Committee
  • Fellowship Assessor for BCS
  • Member of BCS Learning and Develpment SIG
  • Assessor for Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist, Chartered Information Technology Professional
  • Member of IAAC/GCHQ Academic Liaison Panel
  • Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
  • Member of WCIT Security Panel
  • Member of WCIT Education and Training Panel

Technical articles

MaCRA: A Model-Based Framework for Maritime Cyber-Risk Assessment
Tam K, Jones K
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Threats and Impacts in Maritime Cyber Security
Jones K, Tam K, Papadaki M
Engineering & Technology Reference (Technical Case Studies and Lessons Learned), pp5, ISSN: 2056-4007, 2016
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2 Technical articles

2 publication(s) - all categories.

Invited Presentations, Lectures, etc.

Cyber Security: The 5th Domain, Britannia Royal Naval College, March 2015

Security Myths, University of Newcastle, March 2015

Security Professionalism, City University London, Nov 2014

Business Continuity, City University London, Oct 2014