Pete Arnold

Academic Lead, Training & Capacity Building

Dr Pete Arnold is the Programme Director for the MSc in Health Data Science at Swansea University Medical School. He co-leads the development of the Training and Capacity Building (TCB) programme for ADR Wales and will be responsible for his academic team’s successful delivery of full-spectrum training courses for data-intensive scientists.

Pete is also a Software Engineer with 30 years experience in academia and industry in both biosensors and media technology on diverse projects from single-chip multi-analyte sensors to driver development and enterprise management systems. He was PI for a European Union (EU) best-practice design project and gained a sensor design patent before moving into industrial software engineering. He was a Senior Data Scientist at the SAIL Databank working as a Data Analyst on research projects and as a Software Engineer for development projects.

Pete has leveraged his experiences in theatre and storytelling for teaching, taken a PGCert in Higher Education and is active in the Society of Research Software Engineering and the Local IET Network aiming to focus his industrial experience onto best practices in research environments. His research interests include multi-scale, agent-based modelling, high-performance computing, and health data research.