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Jason Leake

Electronics and Computer Software Engineer

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Jason is working on a project to investigate how the Wizzybug influences the development of psycho-social and play skills in young children with disabilities.

A bit more about Jason

The research project Jason is working on involves understanding how the Wizzybug is used and how the recipients’ lives are affected over the first few months of receiving a Wizzybug.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons): Physics with Physical Electronics, University of Bath

MSc: Advanced Computer Systems: Internet Systems, University of Bath

PhD: “Fall detectors for people with dementia”, University of Bath

Experience

25 years’ experience in software development and computer systems management in academic and commercial environments

Member of the Institute of Physics

Member of the British Computer Society

Chartered IT Professional

Chartered Engineer

Expertise and interests

  • Embedded software development and software engineering techniques
  • Experience in a wide range of application areas, for example, physiological sensors, embedded firmware inside voice recorders and other electronic devices, software for implementing distributed databases, software for controlling data acquisition systems, and frameworks for the automated testing of firmware
  • Technology to help with assisted living for frail and older people and those living with dementia
  • Robotics and cognitive systems