Daniel Coore is Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computing at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, and a Director of JN General Insurance Company Ltd.
He has taught courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, spanning a broad range of areas including algorithms, theory of computation, language processors and cryptography. He currently serves as Chair of the Faculty of Science and Technology Entrepreneurial Committee and also the Mona Campus Entrepreneurial Committee, UWI.
His teaching and research activities have exposed him to a broad cross-section of disciplines, particularly in science, engineering and education. His current research interests are in amorphous computing, robotics and automation, as well as computer science education.
Among his significant achievements is being co-inventor of the UWI Cardiac Surgery Simulator, a computer-controlled device that simulates a patient undergoing open-heart surgery, and is suitable for training cardiac surgeons in both basic and advanced procedures.
A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Professor Coore obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering, a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (1994), and a PhD in Computer Science (1999), all from the same institution. He has also received extensive professional training in intellectual property rights management, including: IP licence negotiations, IP valuation, writing patent claims, and examining patents.