After a career in the retail industry, Dr Brian Dupée studied mathematics at the University of Kent at Canterbury and at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne à Amiens. On completing his MSc in computer science at Canterbury, he began his research at the University of Bath, completing a PhD in 1997.
Brian gained a position as lecturer in computing at Napier University, Edinburgh and moved to Southampton in 2000 to become senior lecturer within the School of Computing and Digital Communication. He is a member of the British Computer Society and the Higher Education Academy. His main research efforts have been in computational mathematics, artificial intelligence and software quality.
Brian is course leader for the MSc Software Engineering Management and the MSc Business Information Technology. His teaching responsibilities currently include requirements analysis, software specification, effective business information systems, mathematics for computing, applications of artificial intelligence and information analysis. He is a project supervisor for both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
Away from the University, Brian is a qualified pilot and is fairly regularly seen taking the controls of an aircraft at Southampton International Airport. His interests include music and history. He knows a number of European languages as well as British sign language.