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Dr Simon Caton


Simon Caton

Lecturer/Assistant Professor In Computer Science
School of Computer Science
University College Dublin, School of Computer Science


Simon Caton is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at University College Dublin (UCD). Before joining UCD, he was a lecturer of data analytics at the National College of Ireland (NCI) from 2014 to 2019. Before joining NCI, he was a senior researcher at the Karlsruhe Service Research Institute and the Head of Corporate and Cloud Services Research Division at the Institute for Information Systems and Management at both at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) from2009 to 2014. Prior to that, he was a research associate with the School of Computer Science and Informatics at Cardiff University from 2008 to 2009, earning his PhD in Computer Science in 2010.


  • Lecturer
    National College of Ireland, Ireland1 Sep 2014 - 18 Jan 2019
  • PostDoc
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany1 Oct 2009 - 29 Aug 2014
  • Research Associate
    Cardiff University, United Kingdom1 Sep 2008 - 30 Sep 2009


  • BSc
    Cardiff University
  • PhD
    Cardiff University