Professor David Flynn


Theme Lead - Robot & Asset Self-Certification


Director of the Smart Systems Group, Associate Director National Centre for Energy System Integration, Deputy Director Centre for Doctoral Training in Embedded Intelligence - Heriot-Watt University

Prof. David Flynn

Professor David Flynn is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering & Physical Sciences at Heriot-Watt University where he also founded the Smart Systems Group (SSG) whose activities involve multidisciplinary expertise in sensor technologies, manufacturing and embedded intelligence to create Smart Systems.

David is also Eminent Overseas Professor of Nagasaki University, a founder and Associate Director of the EPSRC National Centre for Energy System Integration and Deputy Director of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral
Training in Embedded Intelligence. His expertise is in the research and development of novel sensors and intelligent sensor systems which he has applied to broad field of applications including energy, medical, offshore assets and environmental monitoring.

He also holds a UK patent for High Frequency Piezoelectric Ultrasound Transducer Arrays, for medical imaging applications.

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