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Dr Pete Arnold

Dr Pete Arnold

Senior Lecturer, Health Data Science

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 295674

Email address

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Welsh language proficiency

Intermediate Welsh Speaker

Research Links

Cellular Office - 104
First Floor
Data Science Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Pete Arnold is a Software Engineer with 30 years experience in academia and industry in both biosensors and media technology on diverse projects from single-chip multi-analyte sensors to driver development and enterprise management systems.

Pete obtained a BA in Engineering and Electrical & Information Sciences and a PhD in Biotechnology from the University of Cambridge. He then spent time as a project leader in a biosensor spin-off company before moving into industrial software engineering.

He is now a Senior Data Scientist at the SAIL Databank working as a Data Analyst on research projects and as a Software Engineer for development projects.

Dr Arnold’s research interests include multi-scale modelling in systems biology, high-performance computing, health data research (and how that works with ‘omics data) and small-group teaching.

He is currently Acting Programme Director for the MSc in Health Data Science.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Software Engineering
  • R (Python, C, C++, XAMP, others)
  • SAIL Databank

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Pete is Acting Programme Director for the MSc in Health Data Science.