Dr Simon Colton is a Professor in Digital Games Technologies (Falmouth) and Computational Creativity (Goldsmiths), specialising in Artificial Intelligence. He was previously a reader in Computational Creativity at Imperial College, London.
He leads research projects which advance and utilise AI techniques for creative purposes, with applications in pure mathematics, science, visual arts, creative language and videogame design. He has published nearly 200 papers on these topics and his research has won national and international awards.