Peter Kilpatrick’s research interests lie in the areas of cloud computing and programming models for parallel programming. He is the author of approximately 120 peer reviewed research papers. He has been Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on a number of European and UK funded projects and has held Visiting Researcher positions at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Munich, Germany, and at the University of Pisa, Italy. He is a former Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast.