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Dr Richard Mortier is a Reader in Computing and Human-Data Interaction in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. He works in the Networks and Operating Systems group within the Systems Research Group, and he is interested in computing infrastructures, specifically networked systems.

Before coming to Cambridge in 2014 Dr Mortier was a Horizon Transitional Fellow in the Horizon Institute, based in the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham. His research spans a range of topics, all with a networked systems angle. He has worked on topics from distributed system performance monitoring and debugging, to Internet routing protocols, to real-time media platform design and implementation. He has worked in a variety of roles, from high-level platform architect, to designer and implementer of complex networked systems, to website designer and builder. He has also consulted and worked for a broad range of companies, including startups and corporates in both the US and UK.



Key publications: 

Yadav, P.Li, Q., & Mortier, R. (2018). IOT Network Behaviours and Dependencies.

EdgeSys '20: Proceedings of the Third ACM International Workshop on Edge Systems, Analytics and Networking Pages 25–30

Matthew Danish, Justas Brazauskas, Rob Bricheno, Ian Lewis, and Richard Mortier. 2020. DeepDish: Multi-Object Tracking with an Off-the-Shelf Raspberry Pi . In 3rd International Workshop on Edge Systems, Analytics and Networking (EdgeSys ’20), April 27, 2020, Heraklion, Greece. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 6 pages.

Reader in Computing and Human-Data Interaction,
University Lecturer,
Computer Laboratory,
University of Cambridge
Richard Mortier