Paul graduated from the University of Bradford in 2004 after completing a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, gaining a first class degree with honours. In 2008 he successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled Hybrid Intelligent Systems Applied to Predict Pesticide Toxicity: A Data Integration Approach. From 2008 to 2010 he was employed as a Research Assistant in the Digital Media & Systems Research Institute in the School of Computing, Informatics & Media at the University of Bradford. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Bradford. Pauls research interests include data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence including applications in gaming, text processing, document clustering, document summarisation and general computational intelligence.