Prof. David Saad

David Saad holds the 50th Anniversary Chair of Complexity Physics and is Head of Mathematics at Aston University, Birmingham UK. He holds degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Haifa, Israel and Tel-Aviv University. He joined the Physics Department at Edinburgh University in 1992 and Aston University in 1995. His research, published in about 200 journal and conference papers, focuses on the application of methods from statistical physics and Bayesian statistics to a range of fields, which include neural networks, error-correcting codes, multi-node communication, network optimisation, routing, noisy computation, epidemic spreading and advanced inference methods.