Head of School

Head of School: 
Prof. Steve McLaughlin — S.McLaughlin@hw.ac.uk

Deputy Head of School: 
Prof. Duncan Hand — D.P.Hand@hw.ac.uk

School Directors

Director of Research: 
Prof. Stuart Macgregor — S.A.Macgregor@hw.ac.uk

Director of Learning and Teaching:
Dr Gillian Thomson — G.B.Thomson@hw.ac.uk

Deputy Director of Learning and Teaching (Internation
Dr Jim Cameron — J.H.Cameron@hw.ac.uk

Director of Administration & School Registrar:
Derek Penman — Derek.Penman@hw.ac.uk

Heads of Research Institutes

Institute of Chemical Sciences:
Prof. Kenneth G McKendrick — K.G.McKendrick@hw.ac.uk

Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering: 
Prof. Rory Duncan — R.R.Duncan@hw.ac.uk

Institute of Sensors Signals and Systems:
Prof. Yvan Petillot  —  y.r.petillot@hw.ac.uk

Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering:
Prof. Bob Reuben — R.L.Reuben@hw.ac.uk

Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences:
Prof. Derryck T Reid — D.T.Reid@hw.ac.uk

Heads of Academic Disciplines

Dr Valeria Arrighi - V.Arrighi@hw.ac.uk

Chemical Engineering:
Dr Gregor Colville - G.Colville@hw.ac.uk

Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering:
Dr Mathini Sellathurai - M.Sellathurai@hw.ac.uk

Mechanical Engineering:
Dr Stephen Houston - S.D.Houston@hw.ac.uk

Dr Bill MacPherson - W.N.MacPherson@hw.ac.uk

Combined Studies:
Dr. Alex Bell - A.Bell@hw.ac.uk

Business Development Enquiries

Telephone: +44 (0) 131 451 3750

Dr Iain McEwan - I.McEwan@hw.ac.uk

EPS Student Support Office

For all undergraduate enquiries, please contact the EPS Student Support Office in JN1.07.

Telephone: +44 (0) 131 451 4100
Office: JN1.07, James Naysmith Building
Email: enquiries@eps.hw.ac.uk

General Enquiries

For general enquiries, please contact the School of Engineering & Physical Sciences.

Telephone: +44 (0) 131 451 3082
Email: enquiries@eps.hw.ac.uk

If you know the name of the person you would like to contact, you can search for their contact details using the Heriot Watt People Finder.

Postgraduate Research:

Head of Graduate School:
Prof. Patrik Öhberg — P.Ohberg@hw.ac.uk

If you are interested in undertaking a 'PhD Degree by Research' then here are the research coordinators for our various subjects:-

  • Institute of Chemical Sciences - Prof Matt Costen
  • Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering - Dr Nick Leslie
  • Institute of Sensors, Signals and Systems - Dr Changhai Wang
  • Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering - Dr Baixin Chen
  • Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences - Dr Fabio Biancalana

There is more information about how to obtain a PhD by research.