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Dr Alan Godfrey

Senior Lecturer

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

Dr Godfrey is lead for his departments Digital Health & Wellbeing research group as well as Deputy REF lead. He received his BEng in electronic engineering and PhD in biomedical electronics from the University of Limerick, Ireland. He also holds the MBA from Newcastle University. 

His major research is in algorithms for data science and analytics in healthcare. This includes areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining and multidimensional signal processing. He has published over 100 papers on those topics in various engineering and medical journals from a portfolio of translational-based research. He serves as Deputy Editor for npj/Nature Digital Medicine, Editor for Maturitias and Associate Editor for Journal of NeuroEngineering & Rehabilitation. He is an International Advisory board member for Physiological Measurement. Dr Godfrey is a Member of the Institution Engineering Technology (MIET) and Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (SMIEEE). He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Alan Godfrey

Campus Address

Room 307
CiS Building


Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Bioinformatics, Connected Health, Healthcare Technology, Sports Technology, Wearable Systems

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Acceleration Gait Measures as Proxies for Motor Skill of Walking: A Narrative Review, Dasgupta, P., Van Swearingen,, J., Godfrey, A., Redfern, M., Montero-Odasso, M., Sejdic, E. 1 Mar 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Developing and exploring a methodology for multi-modal indoor and outdoor gait assessment, Celik, Y., Powell, D., Woo, W., Stuart, S., Godfrey, A. 16 Jul 2021, 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE-EMBS, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
  • Digital Health: Exploring Use and Integration of Wearables, Godfrey, A., Stuart, S. 1 May 2021
  • Fall risk assessment in the wild: A critical examination of wearable sensor use in free-living conditions, Nouredanesh, M., Godfrey, A., Howcroft, J., Lemaire, E., Tung, J. 1 Mar 2021, In: Gait and Posture
  • Fit-for-Purpose Biometric Monitoring Technologies: Leveraging the Laboratory Biomarker Experience, Godfrey, A., Vandendriessche, B., Bakker, J., Fitzer-Attas, C., Gujar, N., Hobbs, M., Liu, Q., Northcott, C., Parks, V., Wood, W., Zipunnikov, V., Wagner, J., Izmailova, E. 1 Jan 2021, In: Clinical and Translational Science
  • Gait analysis in neurological populations: Progression in the use of wearables, Celik, Y., Stuart, S., Woo, W., Godfrey, A. 1 Jan 2021, In: Medical Engineering and Physics
  • Global consensus recommendations on menopause in the workplace: A European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) position statement, Rees, M., Bitzer, J., Cano, A., Ceausu, I., Chedraui, P., Durmusoglu, F., Erkkola, R., Geukes, M., Godfrey, A., Goulis, D., Griffiths, A., Hardy, C., Hickey, M., Hirschberg, A., Hunter, M., Kiesel, L., Jack, G., Lopes, P., Mishra, G., Oosterhof, H., Pines, A., Riach, K., Shufelt, C., van Trotsenburg, M., Weiss, R., Lambrinoudaki, I. 1 Sep 2021, In: Maturitas
  • Instrumenting traditional approaches to physical assessment, Powell, D., Celik, Y., Trojaniello , D., Young, F., Moore, J., Stuart, S., Godfrey, A. 1 May 2021, Digital Health, Elsevier
  • IoT in the Wild: An expedition of discovery for remote monitoring, Coulby, G., Clear, A., Jones, O., Godfrey, A. 15 Jul 2021, 2021 Ubicomp
  • Low-cost, multimodal environmental monitoring based on the Internet of Things, Coulby, G., Clear, A., Jones, O., Godfrey, A. 31 May 2021, In: Building and Environment

Professional Activity

PGR Supervision

  • Graham Coulby Monitoring Building Occupants for Personalised Health and Wellbeing: Integration of Scalable Technologies Start Date: 12/04/2019
  • Jason Moore Deep Learning Approach to Video Based Terrain Classification Start Date: 01/10/2021
  • Fraser Young Towards a multi-modal, low-cost approach to gait assessment Start Date: 01/09/2020
  • Dylan Powell WEARABLES AS OBJECTIVE TOOLS IN THE MONITORING OF SPORTS RELATED CONCUSSION Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • Yunus Celik Instrumenting gait in neurological disorders: Multi-modal approach using wearables Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • Graham Coulby Monitoring Building Occupants for Personalised Health and Wellbeing: Integration of Scalable Technologies Start Date: 12/04/2019 End Date: 24/09/2021

Qualifications

  • Business Administration MBA August 31 2017
  • Electronics PhD November 06 2008
  • Engineering BEng June 28 2004
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA


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