Research Software Group Staff

BEAR Software services are provided by the Research Software Group in Advanced Research Computing.

Simon Hartley

Senior Research Software Engineer (HPC)


Simon has a degree in theoretical physics and a PhD in Physics and AI. He moved to his new role as a High Performance Computing RSE in 2020.

His previous position was working as the Research Software Engineer for the Centre for Computational Biology at University of Birmingham.

In his research career he has written software in C/C++, C#, MATLAB, R, Python, HTML5, BASH, JavaScript, MySQL for physics (dielectric materials), medical applications (MRI analysis and Genetic Epidemiology), interactive systems (UX and HCI Research), real-time sensor systems for light rail/trams (FPGA and mems sensors), Computer Vision Systems for Monitoring Civil Engineering (London Underground), point cloud processing/visualization for automatic model 3D generation (Radiotherapy) and has built autonomous robots which have been deployed in nuclear power stations. 



Last updated: 16th December 2021