Professor Edmund Burke FREng
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Leicester
Professor Burke has demonstrated excellence in high impact internationally leading research into decision support methodologies for complex environments. His work lies at the interface of Operational Research and Computer Science.
His research in this field has shaped the international research agenda and has bridged the gap between scientific achievement and industrial practice. The economic impact can be illustrated by the fact that his research has been successfully implemented in commercial systems across a variety of different application areas. He is Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Leicester and President of the Operational Research Society.