William Fone is an instructor, dissertation advisor and critical reader with the University of Liverpool’s online postgraduate IT programmes.
Awarded a Master of Research degree in computer science education and automated assessment from the University of Staffordshire, William has a multi-disciplinary background in IT, science, chemistry and electronics.
He has produced and contributed to a number of academic papers covering topics including computer modelling, cybersecurity and criminal activity, and acted as an expert witness in a number of criminal, civil and professional cases, an adjudicating expert in civil matters and a senior analyst in several murder and extreme violence cases.
Editor of Automaker Test & Design magazine, William is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and has served on both the professional and membership boards, chairing various committees. He also has a keen interest in paleontology and holds a prize for outstanding contributions to the field of study.
William was previously a senior lecturer at the University of Staffordshire and a tutor councillor with the Open University. He also taught at Cosford - the Royal Air Force No 2 School of Technical Training, and has acted as an external advisor and examiner at other UK institutions.