My name is Tommy Thompson, I’m a senior lecturer in Computer Science and researcher in artificial and computational intelligence applications within games.


  • Academic Qualifications
    • 1st class BSc (Hons) in Computer Science from the University of Strathclyde.
    • MSc (with distinction) in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh.
    • PhD in Computer Science from the University of Strathclyde focussed on AI and games research.
    • PG Cert in Higher Education from the University of Derby.
  • Former professional software developer with experience in enterprise system development and mobile applications for the investment banking sector.
  • Published researcher interested in games as AI applications and benchmarks.
  • Author and producer of website and YouTube series AIandGames.com
  • Co-director of independent game development company  Table Flip Games.