School of Computing

Peter Kenny

Senior Lecturer / Director of Graduate Studies - Taught

Photo of PG Kenny, if available
  • Room S128
    School of Computing
    University of Kent,
    CT2 7NF


My publications are available from the University of Kent's Academic Repository.

Research Interests

I belong to the following research groups:

My interests include:
  • Computer graphics and animation, especially realistic human characters
  • Simulations and games based on physics and AI techniques
  • Digital imaging and image processing


  • CO633 Computer Networks and Communications (Stage 3)
  • CO641 Computer Graphics and Animation (Stage 3)
  • CO600 Group Project (Stage 3)
  • CO874 Networks and Network Security (MSc)
  • CO881 Object-Oriented Programming (MSc)
  • CO880 Project and Dissertation (MSc)

Other Responsibilities

  • Director of Graduate Studies (Taught)

Short CV


  • BSc (First Class) Physics with Computer Science, University of York (1983)
  • DPhil (PhD) Physics, University of York (1990)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2007)

Employment history

  • 1983-1986: Scientist, Silicon Technology Division, Plessey Research, Caswell
  • 1989-1992: Research Assistant, Department of Physics, University of York
  • 1992: Consultant Software Engineer, Kratos Analytical, Manchester
  • 1992-1998: Lecturer in Computer Science, University of Bradford
  • 1998-2003: Consultant, Shimadzu Research Laboratory (Europe)
  • 1998-2011: Lecturer in Computer Science, University of Kent
  • 2011-present: Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, University of Kent

Professional affiliations

School of Computing, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 824180 or contact us.

Last Updated: 19/04/2019