Tom Spink

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Current Research Interests

My research interests include:

  • High-performance cross-architecture virtualisation
  • JIT compilation for DBT
  • Security and Privacy for IoT
  • Operating Systems
  • Hardware specialisation for databases


PhD in Computer Systems Architecture, 2013-16, University of Edinburgh

Thesis: "Efficient Cross-architecture Hardware Virtualisation"

B.Eng. in Software Engineering, 2004-08, University of Edinburgh


Aug 2019 -- present: Senior Researcher, University of Edinburgh

June 2016 -- Aug 2019: Research Associate, University of Edinburgh

Jan 2013 -- Dec 2016: PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Sep 2008 -- Dec 2012: IT Systems Manager, Catalyst Event Production Services

Sep 2004 -- Jun 2008: B. Eng. (Hons) Software Engineering, University of Edinburgh


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