Professor Scott McMeekin became the Vice-Dean for the School in October 2018 and was previously Head of the Department of Engineering from 2014. He was appointed as a Lecturer in the School of Engineering Science and Design at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2004 and promoted to Reader in 2007. In 2011 he was appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and was responsible for managing the Institute of Sustainable Engineering and Technology Research. Prior to joining Glasgow Caledonian University he was the Process Development manager at Alcatel Optronics Ltd (formerly Kymata Ltd) where he was responsible for the development and qualification of novel optical components for advanced optical telecommunication systems. Previous positions have included being a Lecturer in the Cardiff School of Engineering at the University of Wales, Cardiff from 1994 to 2000 where his research activities included the fabrication of sub-micron electronic and optoelectronic devices, visible lasers, and BioMEMs structures. His research interests include the development of Trustworthy Systems for the condition monitoring of energy assets, pervasive electronic system and products. Recent highlights include the management of an R&D contract to develop a novel condition-monitoring product for a global company and support the production transfer of the product.