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 is the Treasurer of the Tayside & Fife Branch of the British Science Association. The Branch organises an annual programme of public events, including a science lecture series.
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.