The University of Dundee is home to hundreds of highly experienced researchers, with expert knowledge in diverse fields including geotechnical engineering, human-computer interaction and textile design.

We work with academics, industry and other organisations across the world through collaborations, consultancy and various other knowledge exchange activities of all shapes and size. Explore the profiles of some of our world-leading researchers below, and get in touch to find out how they could work with you.


Anthony Leung

Dr Anthony Leung specialises in sustainable slope stabilisation and the behaviour of thermo-active geo-structures. His overarching research themes are Geo-Environmental and Geo-Energy engineering.

Graeme Hutton

Prof Graeme Hutton's research is design-led, focusing on the spatial, formal and material grammar of architecture. His projects extend from rural dwellings to new funding & procurement strategies for design-led suburban developments.

Jonathan Knappett

Dr Jonathan Knappett is a Reader in Civil Engineering, with cross-disciplinary research interests including seismic soil-structure interaction, slope reinforcement & stabilisation and offshore foundation engineering.

Neil Burford

Dr Neil Burford is a Senior Researcher in Architecture, with a focus on innovations in construction and environmental impact: design, typology, sustainability, energy efficiency and integrated systems.

Tom Dyer

Dr Tom Dyer is a Lecturer in Civil Engineering, specialising in concrete technology and materials science research.

Peter Cameron

Prof Peter Cameron is Director of CEPMLP, a specialist centre for international law and policy, economics and management for the extractive and energy industries. CEPMLP is internationally recognised as a source of advice and education on good governance and best practice within the energy sector.

Annalu Waller

Prof Annalu Waller OBE leads the Augmentative and Alternate Communication (AAR) Research Group in Computing, specialising in designing communication systems for and with nonspeaking individuals.

David Flatla

Dr David Flatla leads the DAPRlab (Digitally-Augmented Perception Research lab), investigating new technologies to enhance day-to-day perceptual abilities. His specialist research focuses on impaired colour vision.

Frances Stevenson

Frances Stevenson is Programme Director for Textile Design. Textile Design synergies contemporary craft with cutting edge techniques to create innovative products that are beautifully, and sustainably, designed.

Graham Pullin

Dr Graham Pullin is course director for Digital Interaction Design at DJCAD and researcher in interaction and product design, with a focus on design for disability.

Jon Rogers

Prof Jon Rogers holds a personal chair in creative technology at the university. His work explores the human intersection between digital technologies and the design of physical things.

Nick Taylor

Dr Nick Taylor is a researcher in product design, focusing on interaction design. His research specialism centres on civic and community engagement: how to apply technology in innovative ways to solve societal problems at a local level.

Qi Zhao

Dr Qi Zhao is a Reader of Mechanical Engineering specialising in novel surface and coatings technology for a wide variety of industry sectors.

Paul Campbell

Dr Paul Campbell, Reader in Physics in the School of Science and Engineering.

Caroline Erolin

Dr Caroline Erolin specialises in medical art and visualisation, with a focus on developing technologies to aid anatomical and medical education.

Niamh Nic Daeid

Prof Niamh Nic Daeid is Director of Research at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification and Director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science, with over 22 years' experience in the international field of forensic chemistry.

Sue Black

Prof Dame Sue Black is Director of the Centre for Anatomy and Human Idenification and Director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science. She is a qualified anatomist and a certified forensic anthropologist.

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