Mr Richard Conniss

Position: Lecturer in Electronics and Mathematics, Engineering and Technology

College: College of Engineering and Technology

Department: Electronics, Computing and Mathematics

Subject area: Mathematics

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Lecturer in Mathematics

Program Leader for the Mathematics Scheme

Teaching responsibilities

Current Teaching responsibilities

  • Optimisation Techniques
  • Mathematical Software
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Research Methods and Independent Studies
  • Mathematics Group Project
  • Scholarship for Technologists
  • Supervision of Undergraduate Independent Studies. 

Research interests

  • Operations/Operational Research
  • Metaheuristic Optimisation
  • Functional Programming


PhD by Publication - In Progress

Recent publications

  • Conniss, R., Curtois, T., Petrovic, S. and Burke, E., Rostering RAF Air Traffic Control Personnel. PATAT 2012, p.355.
  • Conniss, R., Curtois, T., Petrovic, S. and Burke, E., 2014, August. Scheduling air traffic controllers. In 10th International Conference of the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, PATAT.
  • Conniss, R., 2015, September. A survey on constructing rosters for air traffic controllers. In Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCOS), 2015 International Conference on (pp. 467-471). IEEE.
  • Conniss, R., 2017. Air Traffic Controllers Planning: A Rostering Problem. In Guide to Computational Modelling for Decision Processes (pp. 237-249). Springer International Publishing.
  • Smith, K., Hill, R., Berry, S. and Conniss, R., 2017. Cellular Automata and Agents in Simulations. In Guide to Computational Modelling for Decision Processes (pp. 307-331). Springer International Publishing.


Recent conferences

TREPAM 2017, Alba Iulia - Real World Scheduling of Complex, Dynamic Rostering Problems: A Functional Approach 

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