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Thomas Johnson

Academic Associate

Computer Science

Staff Group(s)
Computer Science


Thomas Johnson is an Academic Associate in the Department of Computer Science within the School of Science and Technology. In this role he splits his time between teaching as a part-time lecturer and working towards a part-time PhD in Pervasive Computing and Data Science.

Thomas is involved in teaching the following modules:

  • Degree Apprenticeship:
    • Mobile Platform Applications
    • Database Eng & Internet Application Programming
    • Project Concept and Planning
  • Level 4
    • Essential Skills (Web)
    • Systems Analysis and Design
    • Foundation of Comp & Tech (Python Programming)
  • Level 5
    • Internet Applications Development

He also supervises project work of Level 6 BSc students.

Career overview

Thomas was awarded a BSc. (Hons) Information and Communications Technology in 2016 and a MSc Computing Systems in 2017 both from Nottingham Trent University. He went on to be awarded in 2018 a PGCE in Primary Education within the Wider Curriculum with Qualified Teaching Status (QTS) from the University of Derby.

In 2019, he returned to Nottingham Trent University as an Academic Associate in the Department of Computer Science.

Research areas

PhD project title: Multimodel Sensor Fusion Approach to study the impact of Environment on Wellbeing.

Director of Studies: Professor. Eiman Kanjo

2nd Supervisor: Professor. Saeid Sanei

Thomas is part of the Smart Sensing Lab team. His research focuses on how stressors within the environment (such as: particulates, noise, gases) can have an impact towards mental wellbeing.

External activity

Invited talk at Clean Air Research Futures Group (CARFG): "Making it personal - will small / portable sensors transform air pollution management and research?” (October 2021)

IEEE International Smart Cities Conference: Sensor Fusion and The City: Visualisation and Aggregation of Environmental & Wellbeing Data (September 2021).


A full list of publications can be found at:


Johnson T., Kanjo E., & Woodward, K. (2021) Real-time Environmental Changes Impacts Mental Wellbeing. (Published February 2021)