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Stuart Reid

Professor Stuart Reid

Research Fellow


University of the West of Scotland

Research summary

Reid is a Reader and Royal Society Industry Fellow working in the Institute of Thin Films, Sensors & Imaging in the School of Engineering and Computing at the University of the West of Scotland. He leads a research team investigating:

- Novel laser mirror coatings for use in future gravitational waves observatories (upgrades to Advanced LIGO, Einstein telescope, etc).

- Nanokicking stem cells in collaboration with Prof. Matthew Dalby (GU) for controlling differentiation, as covered in BBC article.

- Breath analysis for patient safety during anaesthetic procedures in collaboration with Gas Sensing Solution Ltd.

Grants awarded

Exploiting key technologies for gravitational waves and regenerative medicine.

Scheme: Wolfson Research Merit Awards

Dates: May 2017 - Aug 2017

Value: £50,000

High performance integrated MBE optical filters for NDIR sensor applications

Scheme: Industry Fellowship

Dates: Oct 2013 - Sep 2017

Value: £159,094