Dr Peter Martin PhD MSc MBCS MIEEE CEng


Profile I am a highly experienced software engineer with broad ranging experience in diverse engineering secors. I have a proven innovative approach to problem solving, and is knowledgeable in a wide range of technologies and techniques covering the full product development lifecycle.

  • I am very experienced in the C and C++ programming languages and embedded systems.
  • I have extensive experience of UNIX and Linux operating systems at both the kernel level and application development level using the GNU tool-chain.
  • I have a proven track record of designing and implementing systems to specification, on time and to budget.
  • I ran my own software consultancy business, offering a broad range of services to the IT industry. The work I undertook includes Windows .NET application development and real-time multimedia streaming.
  • Significant contribution to the development of a voice over IP media gateway and associated applications, in an embedded environment.
  • Responsible for the concept, design and implementation of the successful Intelligent Network service creation system for GPT.
  • Played a leading role in the design of an Intelligent Network platform.
  • Designed and set-up development environments for several projects. These have used a variety of source code control various flavours of make.
  • Four patents relating to telecommunications and numerous innovation awards
Leisure Interests and activities I am a keen sailor, racing Laser dinghies and sailing a keel boat. I assist with a local yacht club youth training scheme.I have a long standing interest in classical music both playing and listening. I am an active participant in a local BCS program to send computers to schools in the Caribbean. I am treasurer of a local youth choral group.
Patents and publications Four patents. (Sole author of 2 and co-author of 2).Publications:

  • 1994. Service Creation – Delivering the Promise. ICIN 1994, Bordeaux, France.
  • 1996. A service creation language. ICIN 1996, Bordeaux, France.
  • 2000. Service Creation using Genetic Programming. ICIN 2000, Bordeaux, France.
  • 2000. Genetic Programming for Service Creation in Intelligent Networks, EuroGP’2000, Edinburgh.
  • 2001. Implementing Genetic Programming in Hardware using Handel-C. Celoxica User conference, Stratford-on-Avon, UK
  • 2001. Building a Taxonomy of Genetic Programming. GECCO-2001, San Francisco.
  • 2001. A hardware implementation of Genetic Programming. Journal of Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines, Vol2, number 4, Dec 2001.
  • 2002. A pipelined implementation of Genetic Programming in Hardware, Proc. of EuroGP’2002, Kinsale, Ireland
  • 2002. Crossover operators for Genetic programming in hardware. Proc. of GECCO’2002, New York, USA
  • 2002. Random number generators for Genetic Programming in hardware. Proc. of GECCO’2002, New York, USA.
  • 2002 Evolving Service Technologies. Contributed book, to be published in 2003.
  • 2003. Hardware Genetic Programming. PhD thesis, Essex University, UK.
Awards received GPT Software Engineer of the Year in 1993. This was awarded for the Intelligent Network Service Creation tools that I developed while in Florida and was subsequently brought to market.


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