Gareth Tyson

Gareth Tyson is a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London. His research is in the broad area of Internet Data Science. During the last 5 years, he has been awarded over £5 million in research funding and has received coverage from news outlets such as MIT Tech Review, Washington Post, Slashdot, BBC, The Times, Daily Mail, Wired, Science Daily, Ars Technica, The Independent, Business Insider and The Register. He has also served as an organising and program committee member for a number of prominent conferences such as ACM SIGCOMM, ACM SIGMETRICS, ACM IMC, ACM WWW, ACM CoNEXT, IEEE ICDCS and AAAI ICWSM. Alongside collaborators, his research has been awarded WOAH Shared Task on Hateful Memes Prize 2021; the Best Student Paper Award at the Web Conference 2020; the Best Paper Award at eCrime’19; the Honourable Mention Award at the Web Conference 2018 (best paper in track); and the Best Presentation Award at INFOCOM’18. He received QMUL’s Faculty Research Excellence Award in 2021 and the Brendan Murphy Memorial Young Researcher Prize in 2013.