All Design & Technology Research Staff
Research staff in the Institute of Design, Environment and Sustainability:
Research Fellow in Cyanobacterial Research
Morgan Adams is a Research Fellow working on an collaborative EPSRC project to design and develop photocatalytic reactor units in conjunction with St Andrews University and the California Institute of Technology.
Subject leader in printmaking whose research investigates extremes of reality/fantasy in relation to Scottish literature & history, autobiography, apocrypha and place.
Inés is interested in the development and application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques to complex problems.
Amar is a Lecturer whose research interests include energy conservation, retrofitting, CAD and virtual reality.
Curator, Lecturer, Writer. Scottish Balkanist. Interested in performance, sound, cultural ecology, radical politics, peripherality.
David Blyth is a lecturer in Contemporary Art Practice whose research inquiry addresses the practice of Taxidermy as a vehicle to deconstruct notions of skill, making, expertise and amateurism.
Research is focused around issues relating to placing art in public.
Andrew Cranston is a lecturer in painting with a research interest in how painting, drawing and architectural space relates to literary fiction.
Gokay Deveci is Professor of Architecture at the Scott Sutherland School and has an international reputation for his expertise in affordable and sustainable low energy housing.
Main research interest is mobile computing, graphics and multimodal interaction.
Emeritus professor leading research into the role of the artist in public life through On the Edge research.
Dr Edwards is a Lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. Her research emphasis is in the area of cyanobacterial toxins, and their occurrence and fate in the environment.
Senior Lecturer in Grays School of Art, Overview of Admissions and First Year curriculum
Dr. Elyan is an active researcher at the Institute for Innovation, Design & Sustainability at Robert Gordon University. His principal research interests are in the areas of 3D object Modelling and Recognition.
Lecturer in design & product design. She was recently appointed Lecturer in the new Design Futures programme at Gray’s School of Art.
Dr. Nadimul H Faisal is a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.
Carlos is a Lecturer in the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. He is a member of the IDEAS Research Institute as part of the Energy, Environment and Sustainability group
Dr Wai-Keung Fung is a Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Dr Mohamed Gaber is a Reader in The School of Computing
Research Assistant on working on developing a Parallel Patterns for Adaptive Heterogeneous Multi-core/Many-core Systems, Known as Paraphrase- An EU Funded project under the category of Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
Present research has been in early dialogue with Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (audiology, speech therapy and radiology units) investigating the properties of water and sound as learning and educational tools for the deaf.
Lecturer at Gray's School of Art, leads research into public health and marginalised groups while collaborating with specialists outside the arts arena.
Jim Hamlyn is a subject leader for Photographic & Electronic Media whose research interest in fine art focuses specifically on the ephemeral (water and light) within public and private space.
Research Professor in the School of Computing at Robert Gordon University, and Director of the Computational Systems Joint Research Initiative.
Dr. Hossain’s interests include advanced combustion modelling, CFD modelling of multi-phase flows in oil and gas, turbulence-device interaction in tidal stream and fuel cell.
Dr Sheikh Islam is a lecturer in the School of Engineering
Dr. Draco Iyi is a lecturer and researcher at the RGU School of Engineering.
Richard Laing, Professor of Built Environment Visualisation at the Scott Sutherland School, has research interests in built environment visualisation, conservation, sustainable urban design & building information modelling.
Professor Lawton has a specific interest in natural toxins produced in water by cyanobacteria.
Research interests include Computational and Mathematical Financial Modelling, Applications of Information Geometry in Computing, Finance and Physical Sciences, Mathematical General Relativity, and Geometrisation of Dynamical Systems.
Research interest focuses on Textual Case-based Reasoning and related areas.
Active researcher in Case-Based Reasoning, Data/Text Mining, Knowledge Discovery and Personalisation
John is the Director of the IDEAS Research Institute.
David McClean has been Head of The Scott Sutherland School since 2006 and completed his PhD in 2009 on the subject of Architecture Education. He was appointed Professor in October 2013.
Cathy's main research interests lie within the field of environmental chemistry, specifically photochemistry and within this coatings and reactor development
Dr James Njuguna is a Reader in Composite Materials and Structures at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. He has has a long-standing interest and extensive research experience in composite materials (and nanomaterials) for structural applications primarily focusing on transport lightweight structures and more recently into Oil and Gas sector.
Dr Oluyemi is a Lecturer and MSc Projects Manager for both FT and Distance Learning students at the Robert Gordon University. His research covers oilfield chemistry related formation damage, optimisation of fracture flow, formation evaluation and geomechanical characterisation of formation rock.
A renewable energy researcher since 2002, Dr Alan Owen is the Northern Research Partnership Reader in Renewable Energy and Clean Technology, and currently holds the position of Director of CUSP.
Professor Oyeneyin's main research is in multiphase fluid flow dynamics, integrated sand management, produced water management, oil/gas well engineering, unconventional reservoir management, flow assurance and production optimisation in deepwater environment.
Contextual and Critical Studies, Design
Lecturer in product design, joint subject leader for the Masters MDEs MFA course
Andrei's primary research interests lie in the field of Computational Intelligence (CI) - particularly, in the application of CI heuristics.
Current research areas are in Biosensors and Instrumentation, Environmental Sensing and Monitoring, Clean Technology.
Research into advanced data modelling for medical treatment optimisation.
Huda is a part time Lecturer in Architectural Technology and acts as School Research Degree Coordinator. Her research interests are mainly focused on the impact of Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and Information Technology (IT) on the conceptual phase of design, visual thinking and decision making.
With extensive experience in the fashion and textile industry, her interests lie in traditional methods of craft making and Smart Textiles.
Professor J. A. (Iain) Steel is the Head of the RGU School of Engineering. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Energy Institute.
Dr Wanqing Tu is a Reader in the School of Computing Science and Digital Media
David is a Lecturer in Architecture whose research interests include the history & theory of architecture, contemporary Spanish architecture and 20th century parliamentary architecture.
Interests are in cyanobacterial research, use of Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography (UPLC) system to investigate biodegradation pathways, and molecular biology approaches to peptide degradation.
Professor in Computing. Her research interests are in knowledge discovery from data and text and Case-based Reasoning (CBR) Systems
Dr Yates is an Academic Team Leader and Lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. His research interest lies in environmental chemistry with a particular emphasis on fate, distribution and effects of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and passive sampling methodologies in various matrices.
Dr Zaman, Course Leader, BSc Construction Management and Lecturer in Urban Design at the Scott Sutherland School researches urbanism in Scottish and Asian cities. He also conducts the ‘place making with children and the community’ research project.
Research interests in Video CODEC optimisation, Power and coding performance optimisation for video communications, Variable-complexity video coding, Error-resilience video coding.