Our Company

Data and Analytics are in our DNA.

We are passionate about data and helping our customers get value from their data. Our teams expertise spans engineering, data science, computer science, genetics and personalised medicine.
Our commercial acumen is unquestionable with industry leading minds from a broad range of backgrounds ranging from startups to multi-nationals.

Analytics Engines enables your organisation to easily and quickly adopt Big Data analytics as a core part of your business and accelerate conversion of your data into valuable business insights.

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Professor Roger Woods

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Roger is the Chief Scientist of Analytics Engines Ltd., and also Research Director of the Electronics and Computer Engineering Cluster at Queen's University, Belfast. His research includes computing acceleration technologies for signal and data processing and edge computing for data analytics. He is on the advisory board to the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on the Design and Implementation of Signal Processing Systems and has been Vice-Chairman of the Engineering Policy Group Northern Ireland since 2012. He has also acted as expert on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to the Northern Ireland Assembly. He has published over 200 research papers and has been general chair of numerous conferences including Field Programmable Logic (FPL2001), Applied Reconfigurable Computing (ARC2009, ARC2011) and the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (USA, Nov. 2014) and of course, Big Data Belfast since 2013.

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Dr Scott Fischaber

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Scott is the co-founder and Chief Engineer at Analytics Engines, who specialise in designing high performance, low-latency data processing and analytics systems. Scott moved to Belfast after working with Xilinx in Colorado to pursue a PhD in the Programmable Systems Laboratory at the Queen's University Belfast. His research focused on memory architectures for FPGA systems, which has led him to work on a number of projects including image and speech processing, database searching, and low-latency sensor networks.

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Dr Aislinn Rice

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Prior to joining Analytics Engines, Aislinn was an Executive Director for Andor Technology plc from 2004–2013, responsible for a team of 55 persons managing Sales Operations in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Prior to this Aislinn held the role as VP Global Sales and Business Development with Machine Vision Technology accumulating in the successful acquisition by Agilent Technologies. Aislinn subsequently held the role of Senior Marketing Manager for the Ireland Imaging Division of Agilent. Aislinn is an IOD Chartered Director (CDir) and is a member of the Northern Ireland Hospice Development Board. She has a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Queen’s University Belfast and completed an Executive Leadership Program at Harvard Business School.

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Peter Corscadden

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Peter is our Business Development Manager with over 15 years’ experience in the healthcare industry specialising in sales and customer service delivery. Peter has worked with TOMCAT systems, AGFA Gevaert and Philips Healthcare; bringing solutions and customers together for patient benefit. His role at Analytics Engines is to commercialise the solutions we create and help customers unleash the power of data in their organisation.

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Paul Barber

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Paul Barber leads customer and funded projects for the company and is responsible for the engineering team's sprints. He has 15 years’ experience working in communications, broadcast and data analytics. He hails from the sunny climes of Manchester, England, and thinks he is hilarious.

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Dr Qi Zhang

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Qi has over 10 years’ experience in hardware/software application design and development with a broad background including in senior positions in industry with Alcatel-Lucent and Analytics Engines, and in PhD research with ECIT Institute, Queen's University, Belfast. His main areas of expertise include data analytics on Hadoop framework and high-speed data processing on platform FPGA, ASIC and cloud computing.

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Matthew Russell

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Matthew Russell graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2014 with a Masters degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  Since graduating he has worked at Analytics Engines as a software engineer using a variety of technologies including Python, SQL, and Angular2.

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Daniel Kelly

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Daniel is a software engineer with over 3 years’ experience, predominantly within performance at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. This has allowed Daniel to develop an adept understanding of data flow and software performance in addition to proficient programming skills in Python, Angular, JavaScript, Java and C++. Daniel is currently working on implementing new UI concepts with backend core data analytics.

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Dr Laura Moore

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Laura is responsible for delivery of technical projects with a focus on high-performance analytical solutions. Prior to joining Analytics Engines, she held roles at SAP, AV Browne/BT and Randox where she applied analytical techniques and algorithms across a range of domains including IT, cloud computing, business intelligence, marketing, bioinformatics and healthcare. She obtained her PhD in Theoretical Physics from Queen's University Belfast in 2001. 

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Maureen McCauley

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Maureen is the Office Manager at AE. She has over 20 years administrative working at both the University of Ulster and later at Queen’s as the Undergraduate School Secretary in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.  She has a degree in Administrative Management.   She is her daughter’s athletics coach and regularly travels due to this, most recently to the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas.

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Conor Dumigan

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Conor is a forward-thinking and positive individual. Always willing to discuss creative options and opportunities with clients. Through his consultative sales approach, he focuses on listening and fully understanding his clients' needs, ensuring expectations are always exceeded. Family, mountain biking, squash and golf keep him busy in his spare time and, when he gets the chance, he loves to travel.

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Patricia McCambridge

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Patricia has previously worked in Business Development and Advisory roles within the Sustainability and CSR sectors. She comes from an Environmental academic background with an interest in new technologies and applications for business improvement. At Analytics Engines she co-ordinates the BD team's reporting functions on sales and marketing. She also co-ordinates company events throughout the year including the Big Data Belfast annual conference. Patricia is the current Information Security Management System owner and manages the ISO 27001 standard for the company. Patricia also enjoys knitting and playing bowls.

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Dr Alastair McKinley

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Alastair is the Chief Technology Officer at Analytics Engines responsible for leading engineering delivery on customer projects, co-coordinating development on the XDP core platform and custumer technical consultation. Alastair gained his PhD from QUB in 2009 focusing on high-performance computing and algorithms used in telecommunications. More recently at Analytics Engines he is interested in building new data-centric applications, machine learning implementations and data architecture. Familiar with building software using Python, PostgreSQL, Apache Hadoop ecosystem tools amongst others. Currently the host of the Big Data Belfast Meetup group.

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Dr Grainne Watson

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Gráinne gained her PhD from Stanford in 2015 before returning home to join the burgeoning tech sector in Northern Ireland. She has both start-up and corporate experience and joined Analytics Engines from a global IT company where she devised and implemented digital strategy internally and for global clients. She is passionate about getting young people into tech and heads up Private Sector Sales for Analytics Engines.

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Dr Liam Brannigan

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Liam is a Data Scientist at Analytics Engines

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