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Professor Dorothy Monekosso


HonsFBCS, PhD, MSc, BEng

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Professor in the Department of Computer ScienceMCS 2020+44 (0) 191 33 44767
Fellow of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing  


Short Bio

Dorothy Monekosso (PhD) is Professor of Computer Science and Chief Technical Officer (CTO) at More Life UK Ltd. Dorothy holds a PhD (2000) in Spacecraft Engineering, a Master’s in Satellite Engineering from the Surrey Space Centre (University of Surrey) and Bachelor in Electronic Engineering. She began her career in space sector, developing on-board computers and control systems for spacecraft and satellites. Dorothy became interested in Artificial Intelligence during her PhD applying machine learning methods and techniques to spacecraft autonomy. On the basis of this work, she was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering, Engineering Foresight Award. Her current research applies the same techniques to develop innovative healthcare technologies. In 2020, she was awarded an honorary fellowship of the British Computer Society for work in assistive and rehabilitation technologies.

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Virtual Physiotherapist - physiotherapy at home

Grow MedTech Virtual Physiotherapist could improve stroke recovery - Grow MedTech

Smart homes - supporting independent living

Activty recognition, behaviour modelling


If you're interested in undertaking a research project at PhD, Masters, or a 3rd/4th year project under my supervision in assistive and rehabilitations technologies or human digital twins, please get in touch.

Research interests

  • Behaviour Analytics
  • Digital Twin Computing
  • Data analytics: applications of machine learning to decision support systems in health
  • Digital health: wearables, assistive and rehabilitation technologies
  • Smart Environments & Cities: supporting an people live independently

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