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Neil Eliot

Senior Lecturer

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

EE Neileliot Staffprofile 255Neil obtained his BSc in Computing in 1991 and his PgC in Computer Science in 1992 from Northumbria University while working for the NHS. He later moved into the Chemical Industry until joining Northumbria University as an Academic in 1998.

He started as a Lecturer and soon became a Senior lecturer teaching mainly in the programming and databases subject areas. During that time he also took a 5-year secondment to work on the Universities e-Business project as a Principal Lecturer (CTO) and returned to the faculty in 2009 to resume his role as a Senior Lecturer.

He became a Certified Ethical hacker in 2014 and completed his PhD in 2017.

Neil now teaches Operating Systems, Cybersecurity and is an active researcher in the areas of Swarm Theory and Cybersecurity. 



  • Computer Science PhD December 01 2017
  • Computing Other Qualification May 01 2015
  • Computing PGDip June 30 1994
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2014
  • Certified Ethical Hacker CEH

PGR Supervision

Jon Cosson Start: 01/06/2019


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