Dr. Colin R Willams is a Software Engineer at Cisco, working in the Collaboration Technology Group. He is a Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician and a Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology.
In 2012, he completed his PhD in the Agents, Interaction and Complexity (AIC) group of the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton. His research was in the field of automated negotiation, and he was supervised by Professor Nick Jennings and Dr Enrico H Gerding. More details about his PhD and a list of his publications are available.
In 2008, he was awarded a first class MEng in Computer Science also from the University of Southampton. As part of a group project carried out during this degree course, he was involved in the development of a system for the playback of recorded meetings, known as reMeet. After completing his degree, he worked as a Software Developer for a year.
Outside of his work, Colin has developed an interactive map of the University of Southampton which uses the University's Open Data. His personal interests include photography, with his photos being displayed on Flickr. In particular, these are some of his favourites. He is also a member of the Southampton Open Wireless Network.