Professor Bloomfield is a founder member of Adelard and (since December 2000) a Professor of Software and System Dependability at the City University, London. Prior to forming Adelard he worked in industry for the UK electricity utility (CEGB) where he was concerned with the design and validation of the control and safety systems of nuclear power stations. Professor Bloomfield is involved in a wide range of Adelard projects and is currently the Industrial Liaison Director for a large (£6M) UK interdisciplinary research project on dependability (DIRC). His research interests are in the dependability (reliability, safety, security) of computer-based systems. His work in safety in the past 20 yrs has combined policy formulation, technical consulting and underpinning research.
Professor Bloomfield attended St John's College, Cambridge and holds an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and is also a chartered engineer. Prof Bloomfield has held a variety of professional and honorary posts. He has been chairman of the European Workshop on Industrial Computer Systems (EWICS), chairman of the Centre for Software Reliability Council, a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) advisory group on software important to nuclear safety, a member of UK Health and Safety Commission study group on software safety. He is currently a member of the CAA (Safety Regulation Group) Air Traffic System Safety Requirements Consultative Group. He is a member of the Information Assurance Advisory Council and a long term member of the Safecomp programme committee.
His City University web pages are here with details of work in progress and current interests.