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Professor of Information and Knowledge Management, Loughborough University

Tom Jackson (BSc, PhD, FBCS, FCybS) is a Professor of Information and Knowledge Management. He has over 20 years’ experience of research and industrial consultancy and secured over £16M of research funding. His research areas are Email, Social Media Communication; Information Retrieval; and Applied and Theory based Knowledge Management, including his Natural Language Processing Email Knowledge Extraction system (EKE) that has the world’s best f-ranking measure. In addition to this, his EMOTIVE project holds the world’s best f-measure for fine grained emotion detection. He is on a number of editorial boards for international journals and reviews for many more and has published more than 160 papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences. He is currently the Editor of the Journal - Knowledge Management Research & Practice.

He has given a number of invited keynote talks throughout the world. Funding sources for his research including EPSRC, Royal Society, EU H2020, Private (e.g. SAP), Public (e.g. Leicestershire Constabulary, The National Archives); KTPs and 3rd Sector (Amateur Swimming Association – predicting swimmer attendance) and won a number of prizes for his research, notable the research undertaken with Leicestershire Police and the implementation of Mobile Data Terminals in all Police Vehicles. Recent multi-million projects worked on: Robust Lifecycle Design and Health Monitoring for Fuel-Cell Extended Performance project; the Adaptive Informatics for Intelligent Manufacturing (AI2M) project; and the EU H2020 Toxi-Triage project.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Information and Knowledge Management and Director, Centre for Information Management, Loughborough University