Qualifications

PhD: Department of Computing and Electronic Systems, University of Essex 2004 - 2008
Under the supervision of Professor Owen Holland I developed new techniques for analyzing machines for consciousness and built a simulator of spiking neural networks that was used to control the SIMNOS robot. More information about this PhD is available at www.davidgamez.eu/mc-thesis.
Overall grade: Passed.
MSc IT: Queen Mary, University of London 2000 - 2001
I took courses on Java, GUI design, UML, databases, C++ and artificial intelligence. My final project was the development of an editor and simulator of biologically structured neural networks.
Overall grade: Distinction
PhD: Department of Philosophy, University of Essex 1996 - 2001
My philosophy PhD applied methods taken from Continental philosophy to self-reflexive problems in philosophy and science [PDF].
Overall grade: Passed
BA: Trinity College, University of Cambridge 1992 - 1995
First year, Natural Sciences (First); second and third year, Philosophy (Upper Second).
Overall grade: 2:1
Secondary Education: Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury 1986 - 1991
STEP: Physics, Grade 1; S-Level: Maths, Distinction; A-Level: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, all Grade A;
11 GCSEs, all Grade A.