Jonathan Tapson is the Director of the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development.
His research area is in electronic sensors and systems, and particularly bio-inspired sensors. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and holds 11 patents.
His research has led to the founding of three spin-out companies, and he remains very interested in start-up entrepreneurship.
His current research activity focuses on networks which can learn to make decisions in the same way that the human brain preforms this task.
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