Lecturer in Computing, University of Dundee
Following his secondary education in Dunfermline, Dr Iain Murray was awarded a BSc in Electronics & Microcomputer Systems by the University of Dundee in 1986, going on to study a PhD on the subject of emotional speech synthesis. He has been a lecturer in the School of Computing there since 1991, still with an interest in speech synthesis, computer architecture and communications technology.
Dr Murray is a Member of the IET and the BCS, and a member of their Academic Accreditation panel. He is a past Chair of the Tayside & Fife Branch of the British Science Association.
He has been interested in the work of Sir Barnes Wallis for many years, and has written three books, “Bouncing-Bomb Man” (2009) on Wallis, “Dam Busters Manual” (2011) on the technical aspects of the Dambusters and “Vickers Wellington Manual” (2012) about this aircraft. He has spoken to many groups on this topic, including the Royal Aeronautical Society, Aircrew Association and Rotary.
CEO Amicus, and formerly Head of the British Army
Professor of Cognitive NeuroImaging, Aston University
Head, School of Biological, Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, University of Hull
Professor of Computer and Information Sciences, Northumbria University
Former Director of Porsche & BMW
Former CEO of Urdd Gobaith Cymru