Professor Liz Bacon
Computing and Information Systems Department
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8331 8544
Fax: +44 (0)20 8331 8665
Personal Web Site
FBCS, CEng, CSci, CITP, FHEA. MACM
Professor Liz Bacon BSc, PhD, CEng, CSci, FBCS, CITP, FHEA, is Vice President and Trustee of the BCS (Chartered Institute for IT), Chair of the BCS Academy of Computing, and is a past Chair of the Council of Professors and Heads of Computing. She is / has been involved in many professional activities during her career such as working with e-skills UK, the Science Council, Parliamentary IT Committee (PICTFOR), EQANIE (European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education), the National HE STEM Programme and being an ICT Thought Leader for the University of Cambridge International Examinations. Liz is a joint Director of the eCentre, research group and has been involved in e-learning research for more than 10 years, this includes work on personalisation, serious games and enterprise development. She is an experienced systems designer and developer, with the bulk of her research and practice activity being directly industry facing, through knowledge transfer and consultancy.
e-learning, software engineering, crisis management training.
Dean of School
External examiner roles
University of Ulster, Sept 09 to Sept 2013, FdEng Software Engineering Programme run at Belfast Metropolitan College
University of Hertfordshire MSc programmes Sept 08 to 2013
University of Abertay Dundee BSc and MSc programmes Sept 2006 to Nov 2010
University of Brighton - MSc programmes from Oct 03 to Nov 08
University of Northumbria MSc programmes from Oct 02 - Nov 06
University of East London - MSc programmes from Oct 98 to Feb 03
L. Bacon, L. MacKinnon, A. Cesta, G. Cortellessa. “Developing a Smart Environment for Crisis Management Training”. Special edition of the Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, entitled Smart Environments and Collective Computational Intelligence for Disaster Management. Vol 3, No 2. 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s12652-012-0124-0. Available at: http://www.springerlink.com/content/r586h5354923/?MUD=MP
Cagin Kazimoglu, Mary Kiernan, Liz Bacon and Lachlan Mackinnon “A Serious Game for Developing Computational Thinking and Learning Introductory Computer Programming”
Published in Procedia-Social and Behavioral Journal (ISSN: 1877-0428), Volume 47, 2012, Pages 1991–1999. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812026742
Bacon, L., Axtell, N., and Windall, G. (2010) COMPACT - An industry originated modelling technique for web development. International Journal of Computer & Information Science (IJCIS), 12(2).
Bacon, L., and MacKinnon, L. (2010) EU 2020: Developing the IT profession to meet the vision for Europe. UPGRADE, The European Journal for the Informatics Professionals special issue on IT Professionalism in Europe, 11(5), pp. 17-23. Published by Council of European Professional lnformatic Societies) in cooperation with the Spanish CEPIS Society ATI (Asociaci6n de Tecnicos de Informolltica) and its joumal Novolltica.
Peter, S., Bacon, E., and Dastbaz, M. (2010) Adaptable, personalised e-learning incorporating learning styles. Journal of Campus-Wide Information Systems, International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 27(2), pp. 91-100.
Clipsham, P., Major, E., Bacon, L., and Manickam, P. (2011) Proposing a multi-agency development Framework. Special edition of the Software Quality Journal.
School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
London SE10 9LS