Andy obtained his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Manchester in 2005 following the MPhil and BSc studies from the same university. Shortly after his postgraduate study, he worked briefly as a visiting lecturer at Harrow School of Computer Science, University of Westminster in London.
Andy then moved back to Manchester to take up a postdoctoral researcher position in a LINK Applied Genomics research project entitled HUSERMET (the human serum metabolome in health and disease) from 2005 to 2009 and was also a member of the Bioanalytical Sciences Group which is located inside Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre (MIB).
After four wonderful years of postdoctoral research work in Manchester, Andy has now relocated to the Isère region of France and living in Grenoble. Currently, he is a research engineer as part of a EU funded project, namely QUAERO, and based in the Laboratoire d’Informatique de Grenoble (Grenoble Informatics Laboratory), Université Joseph Fourier (Joseph Fourier University) in Grenoble, France.