Areas of expertise

  • Computing, Simulation & Modelling


Dr Gary Hill is a Senior Lecturer and Course Lead for Data Science at the new university in Milton Keynes (MK:U - see for further details). His background is in civil engineering (numerical analysis) and computing, especially graphics and visualisation, 3D Modelling and Mobile Application Development. Gary has lectured extensively in the university sector in the areas of programming, graphics programming and software engineering.

Gary is an experienced Higher Education Academic, with a demonstrated history of managing and leading in higher education. Course and partnership development/reviewer of Undergraduate & Postgraduate provision within the UK, EU, and Internationally. Skilled in Java, Python, C, C++, Computer Graphics, Graphics Programming, Data Visualisation, Data Science, Mobile Application Development. Strong academic, professional, and problem solver with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused on Computer Programming to include Project-Based (PjBL) and Problem Based Learning (PbBL).


Articles In Journals

Conference Papers

  • Hill G, Turner SJ & Childs K (2017) The answers not on the screen. In: 13th China Europe Symposium on Software Engineering Education (CEISEE), Athens, 1 May 2017.
  • Agyeman MO, Vien Q-T, Hill G, Turner S & Mak T. (2016) An Efficient Channel Model for Evaluating Wireless NoC Architectures. In: International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing Workshops (SBAC-PADW), Los Angeles, CA, 26-28 October 2008.
  • Hill G, Svennevik E & Turner SJ. (2011) Green computer science courses. No more labs full of computers, we’re going mobile!. In: 7th China-Europe International Symposium on Software Industry Oriented Education (CEISIE 2011): Green Computing in Higher Education, University of Northampton, 24 May 2011.
  • Zhao F, Turner SJ, Dravid R, Hill G & Zhang Y (2010) A virtual environment training system for haptic laparoscopic surgery. In: 16th International Conference on Automation and Computing, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, 11 September 2010.
  • Turner SJ, Hill G & Adams JP. (2009) Robots in problem solving in programming. In: The 21st LRN Annual Conference and PhD Workshop 2016, Cambridge Veterinary School, Cambridge, 7-9 September 2016.
  • Minai A, Turner SJ & Hill G. (2008) Motivational differences in learning internet programming between arts and computing students. In: 9th Annual Conference of the Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences, Liverpool, 26-28 August 2008.
  • Turner S & Hill G (2007) Robots in problem-solving and programming. In: Event8th Annual Conference of the Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, 28-30 August 2007.
  • Sealey BJ, Hill G & Phillips PS. (2001) Review of strategy for recycling and reuse of waste materials. In: Recycling and Reuse of Sewage Sludge, University of Dundee, Scotland, 19-20 March 2021.
  • Sealey BJ, Phillips PS & Hill G (2001) Waste management in the ready-mixed concrete industry: key issues for future consideration. In: Eleventh Annual BCA/Concrete Society Conference on Higher Education and the Concrete Industry, UMIST, Manchester, 3-4 July 2001.