School of Computing


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Dr Mihaela Cocea

  • Qualifications: BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: Buckingham Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth (UK) PO1 3HE
  • Telephone: 023 9284 6417
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  • Department: School of Computing
  • Faculty: Faculty of Technology


I am a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Portsmouth, UK. During my PhD, I was based at the London Knowledge Lab and I obtained a PhD in Computer Science from Birkbeck College, University of London. I also hold an MSc by Research in Learning Technologies from National College of Ireland and a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from the University of Portsmouth.

My research interests are in Intelligent Systems in general and user-adaptive systems in particular, User Modelling and Personalisation, data mining and knowledge discovery, decision support and motivation and affect.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Data Warehousing and Mining
  • Systems, Security and Data Analysis
  • Web Research


  • Intelligent Systems in general and user-adaptive systems in particular;
  • User Modelling and Personalisation - developing techniques for modelling users and for adaptation/personalisation
  • Data mining and knowledge discovery
  • Decision support
  • Motivation and affect - modelling of motivation and other affective characteristics; adaptation to the affective characteristics of the user

Research profile

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