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Department of Computer Science

Dr William Hurst

Dr William Hurst

Telephone: 0151 231 2574

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Biography

Dr William Hurst is a Senior Lecturer in Multimedia Computing in the Department of Computer Science. He obtained his BSc (Hons) in Product Design from Sussex University in 2007, followed by an MSc (Distinction) in Web Computing in 2010 and a PhD in Critical Infrastructure Protection from LJMU in 2014. Dr Hurst has over 40 international peer-reviewed papers published in the area of Data Analytics, Data Visualisation, Cyber Security and Computer Animation.

Degrees

2014, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD - Behavioural Observation for Critical Infrastructure Security Support
2010, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc with Distinction in Web Computing
2007, Sussex University, United Kingdom, BSc(Hons) in Product Design

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Computer Science, Liverpool John Moores University, 2014 - present
Research Assistant, Computer Science, Liverpool John Moores University, 2013 - 2014

Publications

Conference publication

Shone N, Dobbins C, Hurst W, Shi Q. 2016. Digital Memories Based Mobile User Authentication for IoT 015 IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC’15) :1796-1802 >DOI >Public Url

Badri S, fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. Critical Infrastructure Automated Immuno-Response System (CIAIRS) The 3rd International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies >Public Url

Badri S, Fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. A Support Network for Distributed Systems The 10th International Conference on E-Learning and Games >Public Url

Shone N, Dobbins C, Hurst W, Shi Q. 2016. Digital Memories Based Mobile User Authentication for IoT 015 IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC’15) :1796-1802 >DOI >Public Url

Badri S, fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. Critical Infrastructure Automated Immuno-Response System (CIAIRS) The 3rd International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies >Public Url

Badri S, Fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. A Support Network for Distributed Systems The 10th International Conference on E-Learning and Games >Public Url

Shone N, Dobbins C, Hurst W, Shi Q. 2016. Digital Memories Based Mobile User Authentication for IoT 015 IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC’15) :1796-1802 >DOI >Public Url

Badri S, fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. Critical Infrastructure Automated Immuno-Response System (CIAIRS) The 3rd International Conference on Control, Decision and Information Technologies >Public Url

Badri S, Fergus P, Hurst W. 2016. A Support Network for Distributed Systems The 10th International Conference on E-Learning and Games >Public Url

Hurst W, Shone N, Monnet Q. 2015. Predicting the Effects of DDoS Attacks on a Network of Critical Infrastructures 13th IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC-2015) >Public Url

Chalmers CARL, Hurst W, Fergus P, Mackay M. 2015. Smart Health Monitoring Using the Advanced Metering Infrastructure the IEEE Workshop on the Internet of Things and Big Data for Healthcare (IoTBDH-2015)

Hurst W, Shone N, Monnet Q. 2015. Predicting the Effects of DDoS Attacks on a Network of Critical Infrastructures 13th IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC-2015) >Public Url

Chalmers CARL, Hurst W, Fergus P, Mackay M. 2015. Smart Health Monitoring Using the Advanced Metering Infrastructure the IEEE Workshop on the Internet of Things and Big Data for Healthcare (IoTBDH-2015)

Hurst W, Shone N, Monnet Q. 2015. Predicting the Effects of DDoS Attacks on a Network of Critical Infrastructures 13th IEEE International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC-2015) >Public Url

Chalmers CARL, Hurst W, Fergus P, Mackay M. 2015. Smart Health Monitoring Using the Advanced Metering Infrastructure the IEEE Workshop on the Internet of Things and Big Data for Healthcare (IoTBDH-2015)

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2014. Big Data Analysis Techniques for Cyber-Threat Detection in Critical Infrastructures Barolli L, Li KF, Enokido T, Xhafa F, Takizawa M. 2014 28TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED INFORMATION NETWORKING AND APPLICATIONS WORKSHOPS (WAINA), 28th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (IEEE WAINA) :916-921 >DOI >Link

MacDermott A, Hurst W, Shi Q, Merabti M. 2014. Simulating Critical Infrastructure Cascading Failure AlDabass D, Orsoni A, Cant R, Yunus J, Ibrahim Z, Saad I. 2014 UKSIM-AMSS 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER MODELLING AND SIMULATION (UKSIM), 16th UKSim-AMSS International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (UKSim) :324-329 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2014. Big Data Analysis Techniques for Cyber-Threat Detection in Critical Infrastructures Barolli L, Li KF, Enokido T, Xhafa F, Takizawa M. 2014 28TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED INFORMATION NETWORKING AND APPLICATIONS WORKSHOPS (WAINA), 28th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (IEEE WAINA) :916-921 >DOI >Link

MacDermott A, Hurst W, Shi Q, Merabti M. 2014. Simulating Critical Infrastructure Cascading Failure AlDabass D, Orsoni A, Cant R, Yunus J, Ibrahim Z, Saad I. 2014 UKSIM-AMSS 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER MODELLING AND SIMULATION (UKSIM), 16th UKSim-AMSS International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (UKSim) :324-329 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2014. Big Data Analysis Techniques for Cyber-Threat Detection in Critical Infrastructures Barolli L, Li KF, Enokido T, Xhafa F, Takizawa M. 2014 28TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED INFORMATION NETWORKING AND APPLICATIONS WORKSHOPS (WAINA), 28th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops (IEEE WAINA) :916-921 >DOI >Link

MacDermott A, Hurst W, Shi Q, Merabti M. 2014. Simulating Critical Infrastructure Cascading Failure AlDabass D, Orsoni A, Cant R, Yunus J, Ibrahim Z, Saad I. 2014 UKSIM-AMSS 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER MODELLING AND SIMULATION (UKSIM), 16th UKSim-AMSS International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (UKSim) :324-329 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2013. Behavioural Observation for Critical Infrastructure Security Support AlDabass D, Orsoni A, Xie Z. UKSIM-AMSS SEVENTH EUROPEAN MODELLING SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER MODELLING AND SIMULATION (EMS 2013), UKSim-AMSS 7th European Modelling Symposium on Computer Modelling and Simulation (EMS) :36-41 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2013. Behavioural Observation for Critical Infrastructure Security Support AlDabass D, Orsoni A, Xie Z. UKSIM-AMSS SEVENTH EUROPEAN MODELLING SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER MODELLING AND SIMULATION (EMS 2013), UKSim-AMSS 7th European Modelling Symposium on Computer Modelling and Simulation (EMS) :36-41 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2013. Behavioural Observation for Critical Infrastructure Security Support AlDabass D, Orsoni A, Xie Z. UKSIM-AMSS SEVENTH EUROPEAN MODELLING SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER MODELLING AND SIMULATION (EMS 2013), UKSim-AMSS 7th European Modelling Symposium on Computer Modelling and Simulation (EMS) :36-41 >DOI >Link

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2012. Operational support for critical infrastructure security Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, HPCC-2012 - 9th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems, ICESS-2012, :1473-1478 >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2012. Managing critical infrastructures through behavioural observation Proceedings - 2012 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Networked Embedded Systems for Every Application, NESEA 2012, >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2012. Operational support for critical infrastructure security Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, HPCC-2012 - 9th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems, ICESS-2012, :1473-1478 >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2012. Managing critical infrastructures through behavioural observation Proceedings - 2012 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Networked Embedded Systems for Every Application, NESEA 2012, >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2012. Operational support for critical infrastructure security Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, HPCC-2012 - 9th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems, ICESS-2012, :1473-1478 >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Fergus P. 2012. Managing critical infrastructures through behavioural observation Proceedings - 2012 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Networked Embedded Systems for Every Application, NESEA 2012, >DOI

Merabti M, Kennedy M, Hurst W. 2011. Critical infrastructure protection: A 21st century challenge 2011 International Conference on Communications and Information Technology, ICCIT 2011, :1-6 >DOI

Merabti M, Kennedy M, Hurst W. 2011. Critical infrastructure protection: A 21st century challenge 2011 International Conference on Communications and Information Technology, ICCIT 2011, :1-6 >DOI

Merabti M, Kennedy M, Hurst W. 2011. Critical infrastructure protection: A 21st century challenge 2011 International Conference on Communications and Information Technology, ICCIT 2011, :1-6 >DOI

Chalmers C, Hurst W, Fergus P, MacKay M. Smart Profiling for Health Applications The International Joint Conference on Neural Networks >Public Url

chalmers C, Hurst W, mackay M, fergus P. Profiling Users in the Smart Grid EMERGING 2015 >Public Url

Hurst W, El Rhalibi A, Tully D. Predicting and Visualising City Noise Levels to Support Tinnitus Sufferers 8th International Conference on Image and Graphics >Public Url

Chalmers C, Hurst W, Fergus P, MacKay M. Smart Profiling for Health Applications The International Joint Conference on Neural Networks >Public Url

chalmers C, Hurst W, mackay M, fergus P. Profiling Users in the Smart Grid EMERGING 2015 >Public Url

Hurst W, El Rhalibi A, Tully D. Predicting and Visualising City Noise Levels to Support Tinnitus Sufferers 8th International Conference on Image and Graphics >Public Url

Chalmers C, Hurst W, Fergus P, MacKay M. Smart Profiling for Health Applications The International Joint Conference on Neural Networks >Public Url

chalmers C, Hurst W, mackay M, fergus P. Profiling Users in the Smart Grid EMERGING 2015 >Public Url

Hurst W, El Rhalibi A, Tully D. Predicting and Visualising City Noise Levels to Support Tinnitus Sufferers 8th International Conference on Image and Graphics >Public Url

Chapters

Hurst W, Davis G, El Rhalibi A, Tully D, Pan Z. 2015. Predicting and Visualising City Noise Levels to Support Tinnitus Sufferers Zhang Y. Image and Graphics Volume 9219 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science :583-598 Springer International Publishing >DOI

Hurst W, Davis G, El Rhalibi A, Tully D, Pan Z. 2015. Predicting and Visualising City Noise Levels to Support Tinnitus Sufferers Zhang Y. Image and Graphics Volume 9219 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science :583-598 Springer International Publishing >DOI

Hurst W, Davis G, El Rhalibi A, Tully D, Pan Z. 2015. Predicting and Visualising City Noise Levels to Support Tinnitus Sufferers Zhang Y. Image and Graphics Volume 9219 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science :583-598 Springer International Publishing >DOI

Journal article

Beltran LP, Merabti M, Hurst W. 2014. Using behavioural observation and game technology to support critical infrastructure security International Journal of System of Systems Engineering, 5 :45-67 >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Iram S, Fergus P. 2014. Protecting critical infrastructures through behavioural observation International Journal of Critical Infrastructures, 10 :174-192 >DOI

Beltran LP, Merabti M, Hurst W. 2014. Using behavioural observation and game technology to support critical infrastructure security International Journal of System of Systems Engineering, 5 :45-67 >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Iram S, Fergus P. 2014. Protecting critical infrastructures through behavioural observation International Journal of Critical Infrastructures, 10 :174-192 >DOI

Beltran LP, Merabti M, Hurst W. 2014. Using behavioural observation and game technology to support critical infrastructure security International Journal of System of Systems Engineering, 5 :45-67 >DOI

Hurst W, Merabti M, Iram S, Fergus P. 2014. Protecting critical infrastructures through behavioural observation International Journal of Critical Infrastructures, 10 :174-192 >DOI

Hurst W, Mac Dermott A. Evaluating the Effects of Cascading Failures in a Network of Critical Infrastructures Inderscience International Journal of System of Systems Engineering, >Public Url

Hurst W, Dobbins C. Guest Editorial Special Issue on: Big Data Analytics in Intelligent Systems Hurst W, Dobbins C. Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications, Science and Education, 3 :1-9 >Public Url

Hurst W, Mac Dermott A. Evaluating the Effects of Cascading Failures in a Network of Critical Infrastructures Inderscience International Journal of System of Systems Engineering, >Public Url

Hurst W, Dobbins C. Guest Editorial Special Issue on: Big Data Analytics in Intelligent Systems Hurst W, Dobbins C. Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications, Science and Education, 3 :1-9 >Public Url

Hurst W, Mac Dermott A. Evaluating the Effects of Cascading Failures in a Network of Critical Infrastructures Inderscience International Journal of System of Systems Engineering, >Public Url

Hurst W, Dobbins C. Guest Editorial Special Issue on: Big Data Analytics in Intelligent Systems Hurst W, Dobbins C. Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications, Science and Education, 3 :1-9 >Public Url

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Second place in the 2016 Research Spotlight Awards, Liverpool John Moores University

Third Place winner at the London Innovation Awards on Big Data Analysis, London Innovation Society

Best Paper Award - Micro-CI: A Critical Systems Testbed for Cyber-Security Research, International Academy, research and Industry Association - EMERGING 2016

Rising Star Award - (in respect of significant teaching contribution and leadership potential in Teaching and Learning), Liverpool John Moores University

The Early Career Researcher Award for Impact 2017, Liverpool John Moores University

Research Spotlight Awards Runner Up 2018, LJMU

Teaching qualification:

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education