Faculty and staff
Dean of School of Computer Science is Yngvi Björnsson
Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he performed interdisciplinary
research at the MIT Media Lab. Leads the Socially Expressive Computing research
group at CADIA, which focuses on the computational modelling and simulation of
human social expression in virtual and mixed environments. The chair of the RU
Research Council. Co-Founder of a couple of companies in the area of serious
games for training.
Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
PhD in Mathematics from Brown University. Served as the chair of the Icelandic Mathematics Society for several years. Does research in combinatorics, more specifically permutation patterns and algorithms for discovering and proving conjectures in that field.
Luca Aceto (PhD, University of Sussex) is scientific co-director of ICE-TCS, the Icelandic Centre of Excellence in Theoretical Computer Science, and was the president of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science in the period July 2012-July 2016. Since July 2014, he is an elected member of the Informatics Section of Academia Europaea, the Academy of Europe. His research focuses on concurrency theory, semantics of programming and specification languages, and logic in computer science.
Marta Kristín Lárusdóttir
PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm in the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). The chair for the CRESS research center. Her research is focus on user experience (UX) and usability of software system, where agile processes are used, e.g. Scrum and Kanban.