Year 2 contacts

Contact information for 2nd year lecturers and support staff

The Informatics Teaching Organisation (ITO) provide continuing help and advice on all aspects of study in the school. You can contact members of the Student Support Team in person and online throughout the year.


ITO, Room 6.05, Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LE. 

Opening hours

Monday–Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm, closing 12.30–1.30pm for lunch.


The following tables give individual contact points for specific questions. If you are not sure who to ask then go to the ITO first.

Area First point of contact
Overall Co-ordination of UG2 Courses Year Organiser: Rik Sarkar
Course Content Course Lecturers, as below and in the sortable list of courses
Confidential Enquiries & Student Support Your Personal Tutor, or via Informatics Teaching Organisation
Teaching Administration & General Enquiries Informatics Teaching Organisation
Computing, DICE and Informatics Labs Informatics Computing Support Help Desk
Student Support Team

Course lecturers

Course Lecturer
Informatics 2 - Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures John Longley and Mary Cryan
Informatics 2B - Learning Hiroshi Shimodaira
Informatics 2C: Introduction to Computer Systems Boris Grot
Informatics 2C: Introduction to Software Engineering Cristina Alexandru
Informatics 2D: Reasoning and Agents Alex Lascarides 
Discrete Mathematics and Mathematical Reasoning Kousha Etessami