Dr Ramsey Faragher

Dr Ramsey Faragher, MA, MSci, PhD, CPhys, MRIN, MOIN. Bye-Fellow (Computer Science).


I supervise seven courses for Computer Science students at Queens' College.


My current research is concentrating on Infrastructure-free Indoor Positioning, Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (SLAM), and Improvements to Smartphone Sensing. My further interests include: Navigation using Signals of Opportunity, GPS-denied Navigation, Machine Learning, Digital Signal Processing, Computer Vision, Sensor Fusion,Wireless Security, Software-Defined Radio, and Autonomy.


I am a Senior Research Associate in the Digital Technology Group of the Computer Laboratory working on infrastructure-free indoor positioning using smartphone-grade sensing.

Personal interests

I am a Fellow of Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN), Associate Editor of the RIN journal, and a Chartered Physicist. Previously I was a Principal Scientist at BAE Systems where I developed technologies such as the NAVSOP suite of positioning systems. I was also the real life Q, according to Top Gear magazine at least...

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