Dr Tjeerd V. olde Scheper


Senior Lecturer

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

Tjeerd V. olde Scheper


  • Subject Coordinator for BSc Computer Science (SQ), Computer Science (SD), and Computing for Robotic Systems (RO)
  • Postgraduate Research Tutor

Teaching and supervision


Teaching Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Robotics


Supervising students at MSc by Research and PhD level in biomodelling and artificial intelligence.

Research Students

Name Thesis title Completed
Salman Khan Deep Scene Graph Models for Complex Activity Detection 2023


My research is in Dynamic Systems. I am particularly interested in the manner of which Biological Systems resolve problems in dynamics, and learn to apply those concepts to Engineering, Medical and Biosystems problems.

Research grants and awards

  • Higher Education Innovation Funding (HEIF) 5, Business Proof of Concept fund, Control of Wind Turbines, £50k, Sept 2011.

  • Higher Education Innovation Funding (HEIF) 5, Business Proof of Concept fund, Rate Control of Combustion Engines, £50k, Sept 2012.

Research projects

Rate Control of Chaos (patented)

This project uses a method of control to limit the nonlinear dynamics of complex control problems into stable control domains. Applications in the areas of lasers, combustion engines, HVAC, wind turbines, and bioreactors.A physical proof of concept of a RCC diesel engine is available.

Biodynamical Research Project

This project explores the use of computational criticality of nonlinear dynamic systems to control the dynamics of biological systems, with the aim of addressing problems in medicine, engineering and software development.

Centres and institutes



  • CAVE-based Patient Education Tool (CAVEPET)


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Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • The Organization for Computational Neuroscience (OCN)
  • Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB)
  • European Society of Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ESMTB)
  • Federation of European
 Neurosciences Societies (FENS)


  • 2nd International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Diabetes, Vienna, 2017 (with Mireya Munoz-Balbontin)
  • European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks, Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning, Bruges, 2017 
  • Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2017, Vancouver