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Andrew Phillips - Interests

Andrew Phillips
HEAD OF BIO COMPUTATION GROUP
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Enterprise

Prize winner in the Imperial College Ideas Challenge 2001, run by the Entrepreneurship Centre. Received an award of £1000 for the idea: An input device for pocket computers, PDAs, mobile phones, which makes keyboards obsolete.

Extreme Sports

Snowboarding, Kite-Surfing, Surfing.
Wu Shu Kwan Chinese Kickboxing, black belt. Qualified kickboxing instructor. 
Thai Boxing (2 years).

Ballroom Dancing

Awarded the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing gold* medal with honours. Qualified ballroom instructor.
Member of the Imperial College Dance Team. Competed on the university circuit, 2001-2003.

Chess

Regional junior champion, Haute Garonne, France 1996.
National champion by age group, Barbados, 1988-1995.
World junior championships, Puerto Rico, 1986, 1987.

Student Representative

Organised weekly cake meetings for PhD students in the Department of Computing, Imperial College, in conjunction with Xiang Feng, 2001-2003.
Student representative of 1st and 2nd year university students, Electrical Engineering department, Toulouse III, 1997.