Dr Jatinder Singh

Senior Research Associate at Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge

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Senior Research Associate, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Senior Research Associate, Centre for Science and Policy
Government secondee, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Jat Singh's research concerns the management of information systems; particularly regarding the security, privacy and configuration aspects of emerging distributed systems.

He is currently working on two related projects. The "Cloud Computing Research Centre" is a is collaboration between the Computer Lab and CSaP at Cambridge, and the School of Law at Queen Mary. Funded by Microsoft, the Centre takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the legal, policy and technical issues brought by the rapid uptake in cloud services. The other project, "CloudSafetyNet", is a collaboration with Imperial College that considers end-to-end security in cloud services.

Jat is also on secondment to the Secretariat of the E-infrastructure Leadership Council (BIS). The Council is responsible for developing the national e-infrastructure strategy, advising on topics including high-performance computing, big data/analytics, network infrastructure as well as related issues such as security, computational training and skills, and industrial engagement.

His previous projects involved research into the data management and security aspects of wide-scale enterprise systems (CareGrid 2005-09) and for the "internet of things" (PAL 2009-12) - both of which targeted healthcare.

Jat also has several years experience as a software consultant/engineer, in a number of different sectors, as well as some background in law.

Read about Jat's secondment into BIS here.

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