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Dr Brian Mac Namee


Brian Mac Namee

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Computer Science
01 716 2315
University College Dublin, School of Computer Science, Science Centre - East Belfield Dublin 4


Dr. Brian Mac Namee received a BA (mod) and PhD in Computer Science from Trinity College Dublin in 2000 and 2004 respectively. After a period working in industry as an R & D software engineer for Agilent Technologies, Brian joined the School of Computing at Dublin Institute of Technology as a lecturer in 2005. At DIT Brian co-founded the Applied Intelligence Researcher Centre (, and developed DIT's successful MSc in Computing (Data Analytics) programme. In 2015 Brian joined the UCD School of Computer Science as a lecturer where he is a Principal Investigator at the CeADAR centre ( and a Funded Investigator at the Insight centre ( Brian's research focuses on machine learning, predictive analytics, data visualisation, and augmented reality. Brian has published extensively in machine learning, predictive analytics, and information visualisation - a recent highlight is the textbook "Fundamentals of Machine Learning for Predictive Data Analytics: Algorithms, Worked Examples and Case Studies" published with MIT Press in 2015 (


  • R&D Software Engineer
    Agilent Technologies, Dublin, Ireland4 Jan 2004 - 11 Jan 2005
  • Director of Training
    The Analytics Store11 Jan 2009


  • BA (Mod)
    Trinity College Dublin
  • PhD
    Trinity College Dublin