Members

Past Member
Professor Muffy Calder, formerly SSAC Co-Chair Professor Muffy Calder, OBE FRSE, FREng FBCS FIEE, Vice Principal for Science and Engineering University of Glasgow

Muffy Calder OBE is Vice Principal of Science and Engineering and Professor of Computing Science at Glasgow University.  She was Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland and SSAC Co-Chair from 1 March 2012  till December 2014.  She is a Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award Holder and was a Royal Society Leverhulme Research Senior Fellow and Dean for Research in the College of Science and...

Professor David Cumming B.Eng, PhD Professor David Cumming B.Eng, PhD

David Cumming (B.Eng. Glasgow, Ph.D. Cambridge) is the Professor of Electronic Systems at Glasgow University where he is the Head of Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering in the School of Engineering. He runs the Microsystem Technology (MST) group with 20 researchers. His research into lab-in-a-pill led to the university spin-out, Mode Diagnostics. He worked for Ion Torrent Inc. that...

Mr Stuart Farmer, BSC, MBA, PGCE, CSciTeach Mr Stuart Farmer, BSC, MBA, PGCE, CSciTeach

Stuart Farmer is the headof Physics at Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen.

Following graduation from the University of St Andrews and Dundee College of Education, Stuart has taught in Kinross High School, Peterhead Academy, Alford Academy and Robert Gordon’s College. Throughout his teaching career Stuart has been actively involved in a wide variety of professional activities beyond day-...

Professor Jon Oberlander BA, PhD, Professor Jon Oberlander BA, PhD,

Jon Oberlander holds a Chair in Epistemics in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. He has a BA in Philosophy from Cambridge, UK (1983), and a PhD in Cognitive Science from the University of Edinburgh (1987), and has been an EPSRC Advanced Fellow at the ESRC Human Communication Research Centre. He was founder-Director of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science...

Professor Jason Reese FREng, FRSE Professor Jason Reese FREng, FRSE

Regius Professor of Engineering in the University of Edinburgh

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Dr John Brown, CBE, FRSE Dr John Brown, CBE, FRSE

John has extensive experience in the life sciences sector. He is the former Chairman of BTG plc,  CXR Biosciences Ltd and current chairman for Cell Therapy Catapult Centre, a non-executive Director of Vectura Group plc and Axis-Shield plc, and was a Director of Cambridge Antibody Technology plc until its acquisition by AstraZeneca.

In the public sector he Chairs the Roslin Foundation ,...

Professor Anne Glover, CBE, FRSE, FAAM Professor Anne Glover, CBE, FRSE, FAAM

Professor Anne Glover was appointed Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland on August 1 2006. She held this post until December 2011.  Her role was to further enhance Scotland's reputation as a science nation.

Professor Glover holds a Personal Chair of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Aberdeen, and has honorary positions at the Rowett and Macaulay Institutes. She is an...

Ian C Ritchie CBE, FREng, FRSE, FBCS Ian C Ritchie CBE, FREng, FRSE, FBCS

Non-Executive Chairman of Iomart plc, Scapa, CAS, Casapian Learning and the Interactive Design Institute.

Ian Ritchie is the non-executive Chairman of Iomart plc, Scapa, CAS, Caspian Learning and the Interactive Design Institute. He has been involved in over 20 start-up high-tech businesses, including OWL, Digital Bridges, Voxar, Sonaptic and Orbital. Ritchie is a past-President of...

Professor Ian Boyd, FRSE Professor Ian Boyd, FRSE

Chief Scientific Adviser, DEFRA

Ian Boyd is a Professor in Biology at the University of St Andrews. He has been appointed Chief Scientific Adviser for DEFRA. He has been chairman of the Marine Alliance or Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) and was Chief Executive of SMRU Ltd. His research field is in marine ecology with a specialisation in marine mammals and he has gained...

Dr John Brown, CBE, FRSE Dr John Brown, CBE, FRSE

John has extensive experience in the life sciences sector. He is the former Chairman of BTG plc,  CXR Biosciences Ltd and current chairman for Cell Therapy Catapult Centre, a non-executive Director of Vectura Group plc and Axis-Shield plc, and was a Director of Cambridge Antibody Technology plc until its acquisition by AstraZeneca.

In the public sector he Chairs the Roslin Foundation ,...

Professor Nigel Brown, FRSE, CBiol, FSB, CChem, FRSC Professor Nigel Brown OBE, FRSE, CBiol, FSB, CChem, FRSC

 

Nigel Brown is an Emeritus Professor of Molecular Microbiology at the University of Edinburgh,where he was Head of the College of Science and Engineering 2008-2011. He is also the President of the Society for General Microbiology.

He has been Chair for the Deans of Science and Engineering in Scotland since 2010.  From 2004-2008 he was Director of Science and Technology at the...

Professor Sir Ian Diamond FBA FRSE AcSS Professor Sir Ian Diamond FBA FRSE AcSS

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Aberdeen

Professor Sir Ian Diamond was appointed Principal and Vice-Chancellor on 1 April 2010. He was previously Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council (a position he continued to hold and devote 20% of his time to until 30 June 2010).

Sir Ian was Knighted in the New Year’s Honours 2013.He has been the Chair of...

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