A Glasgow based space technology engineer, academic, and director working at the interface between academia, industry, & government.
Supporting science & engineering communication to make it more easily accessible.
Committed to education & public engagement, from outreach events to international conferences.
Enabling & developing space-derived services through advancing a range of technologies, working at the interface between disciplines.
Spanning basic research to applied engineering, commercialisation, roadmapping, & policy, in both multi-national & locally focused teams.
A definitive modern text on space technology. With a foreword by Elon Musk, and contributions from globally leading agency experts from NASA, ESA, JAXA, and CNES, as well as European and North American academics and industrialists this comprehensive handbook provides an overview and a holistic understanding of the system-of-systems that is a modern spacecraft.
Some of what I currently do
A software as a service (SaaS) company, providing aerial perimeter security solutions that silently detect, alert, & track drones. Learn more
Chair of Space Technology in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. Learn more
Steering Board member, providing advice to Ministers on strategy, function, & operation of agency, and on performance. Learn more
Translating research for market-led innovation-pull to develop new concepts for the exploitation of space. Connecting innovation across business, academia, & government. Learn more