Ben is a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and the School of Mathematical Sciences. His work combines mathematical modelling, machine learning, statistics and experiment to better understand human health and disease. He is particularly interested in using machine learning to decipher cell and molecular biology data, the structure and function of complex networks, and stem cell dynamics.
Ben is also Director of AI for Science and Government and Programme Director for Health and Medical Sciences at the Alan Turing Institute, the UK national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. He is a visiting professor at the International Research Centre for Medical Sciences at Kumamoto University, Japan.
- Mathematical modeling
- Machine learning