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.

 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 (AAC) Research Group in Computing, specialising in designing communication systems for and with nonspeaking individuals.

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.

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.

Computer Vision and Image Processing (CVIP) group

The CVIP group carries out research on image and video analysis. Its portfolio of applications spans medical image analysis, the life sciences, image browsing, human identification and activity recognition.

Paul Campbell

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

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.

Caroline Erolin

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

‌‌Dr Lucina Hackman, radiograph of hand for age estimation in the living, analysis of CT/MRI imagesLucina Hackman

Dr Lucina Hackman is a certified Forensic Anthropologist, and her research interests include fire fatalities, age estimation in the living and analysis of digital images for forensic purposes.

Niamh Nic Daeid

Prof Niamh Nic Daeid is Director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science, with over 25 years experience in the international field of forensic chemistry.

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