Dr Will Stevens
BSc, MSc, PhD
Will is a senior programmer/analyst at the Clinical Trials Services Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU). Will joined CTSU in 2013, having previously worked in software design and development for several projects in industry and in academic clinical trials.
At CTSU Will works on software for transforming clinical trial data into a form compliant with standards published by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC). CDISC standards facilitate data sharing and submission of clinical trial data to regulatory agencies. Will has been involved with several CDISC-related groups and committees including the CDISC European Coordinating Committee (E3C) and the CDISC UK Network.
Will has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a master’s degree in Mathematics, and a PhD from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the Open University. His interests and expertise include: CDISC standards, algorithm development and optimization, software design, testing strategy, efficient use of software and data technologies, multi-paradigm programming. Favourite programming languages: C/C++, Python, SQL, LISP, R.