Prof. Chrisina Jayne

Dean, School of Computing, Engineering and Digital Technologies, Teeside University

Professor Chrisina Jayne is the Dean of the School of Computing & Digital Technologies at Teesside University (TU) and Interim Dean and Director of TU London. Chrisina is a highly skilled and experienced university manager with more than 15 years of leadership experience within the UK higher education institutions, including – Oxford Brookes University, Robert Gordon University and Coventry University.

Her research is the areas of developing and applying novel methods for artificial neural networks, machine learning and artificial intelligence. She authored over 80 peer reviewed papers in international journals and at leading conferences. Chrisina served on the editorial board of the Springer journal “Neural Computing and Applications”, associate editor for “IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems” and associate editor for “Neural Networks”. 

Chrisina is a Fellow of the British Computer Society (BCS) CITP and Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. She was awarded a UK National Teaching Fellowship award in 2009 in recognition of excellence in learning and teaching.

Chrisina has chaired numerous committees of neural network related conferences. She served as the President of the International Neural Network Society (INNS) 2021-2022, Program Chair of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) in 2017, General Co-Chair for IJCNN 2019, Technical Chair WCCI 2020. Chrisina serves at present in the BCS Council and the Board of Governors of INNS.

Chrisina is deeply passionate about gender equality, social inclusion, and diversity.