Prof Christopher Yau

Professor of Artificial Intelligence

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Christopher is Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Manchester and co-Director of the Health Data Research UK-Turing Wellcome PhD Programme in Health Data Science. He received his undergraduate degree in Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2004 and a D.Phil in Statistics from the University of Oxford in 2009. He was previously a Lecturer in Statistics at Imperial College London, Associate Professor in Genomic Medicine at the University of Oxford, and Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Birmingham.

Research Networks and Beacons


  • Statistics, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Digital Health, Computer Science, Mathematics

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2009 - Doctor of Philosophy, Statistics, Oxford University (2004 - 2008)
  • 2004 - Master of Engineering, Information and Computer Engineering, University of Cambridge (2000 - 2004)

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