Career History

Summary of career history for Alan Young

2008 - present Director of Information Science at CTSU in Oxford University. Primary responsibilties include:
  • strategic planning
  • systems integration
  • web-based information
  • remote data acquisition
  • laboratory automation
  • randomization systems
  • database management and programming
  • evaluation/introduction of new technologies
  • external projects
  • management of core programming, DBA and IT teams
  • staff training
2002 - 2007 Head of Systems Development at CTSU in Oxford University.
Dec. 1995 - 2002 Senior Systems Analyst at CTSU in Oxford University.
Oct. 1994 - Dec.1995 Statistical analyst in computational techniques for medical genetics at Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford.
Oct.1992 - Oct.94 Postdoctoral research at Clinical Medicine, Oxford, studying genetic interactions in multi-factorial disease with particular reference to the genetics of asthma.
Aug.1991 - Sept.93 Mathematics Research Fellow at University College, Oxford.
Oct.1991 - 1996 Consultant for Aspinwall & Co.Ltd. (now Enviros)
Aug.1991 - Jan.92 Consultant analyst for Oxford Forecasting Services.
Apr.1989 - Sept.92 Postdoctoral research at the Mathematical Institute, Oxford, sponsored by the U.K. Department of the Environment, developing computation models and new techniques for environmental modelling. Project leader from October 1990 onwards.
March 1989 Awarded D.Phil in Mathematics.
Aug.1988 - Sept.91 Junior Research Fellow at University College, Oxford.
Jun.1988 - Aug.88 Attached to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Illinois.
Oct.1986 - Jan.89 Research student at Mathematical Institute, Oxford. Studying the theory of gas and leachate formation in landfills, particularly transport phenomena and biological processes.
Sep.1986 Awarded Scholarship at St.Cross College, Oxford.
Jul.1986 Awarded University Junior Mathematical Prize.
Jun.1986 Awarded 1st class degree in mathematics.
Jul.1984 Awarded College Prize.
Jun.1984 Awarded 1st class in moderations.
Oct.1983 - Jun.86 Mathematics student at Wadham College Oxford. Specialising in applied mathematics, modelling and continuum theory.