B.Sc. (Civil Engineering) Glasgow University 1984
B.Sc. Statistics (First Class) Glasgow University 1989
Ph.D. (Statistics) University of Glasgow 1993
Dean of Research Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering 2003 - 2006
Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society 1989
Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineering 2004
Chartered Engineer 2004
Attendance at Buckingham Palace Reception in recognition of contribution to UK Science and Engineering. 2006
Multivariate Statistics; Bayesian Analysis; Design of Experiments; Empirical based Modelling; Development and application of statistical methodologies to industry facing problems (Bioprocessing, Speciality chemicals, Food & drink)
Chairman of the EPSRC Technical Opportunities Panel 2006 - 2007
Member of EPSRC Council 2006 - 2007
Member of the EPSRC Technical Opportunities Panel 2004 – 2006
Member of the EPSRC Strategic Advisory Team (SAT) for General Engineering 2002 – 2004
Member of the EPSRC/BBSRC Bioprocessing Research Industry Club 2005 -
Member of the EPSRC Engineering Peer Review College 1998 -
Member of the EPSRC Collaborating for Success Through People Panel 2007
Member of the EPSRC Systems Biology Panel 2007
Member of the EPSRC Panel for the Faraday Review 2006
Member of the EPSRC Challenging Engineering Panel 2006
Member of the EPSRC Panel for the Process Engineering and Life Sciences Interface 2006
Chairman EPSRC – Discipline hopping Awards 2005
Member of the EPSRC Portfolio Partnership Awards Panel 2004, 2005
Chairman EPSRC Advanced Fellowships Panel (Mathematics) 2005
Member of the EPSRC Advanced Fellowship Panel 2004
Chairman EPSRC Large Multi-Disciplinary Mathematics Panel 2003
Chairman EPSRC Responsive Mode Panel – Systems Panel 2003
Member of the EPSRC Novel Computation Initiative – Six Month Cluster Panel 2004
Member of the EPSRC Engineering Evaluation Panel. 2002
Member of the EPSRC Large Multi-Disciplinary Mathematics Panel (twice)2002
Chairman (twice) and Member (three) of EPSRC Responsive Mode Panel C 1999 -
Member of the EPSRC Engineering International Collaboration Panel 2002
Member of the BBSRC Review Panel for Engineering and Biological Sciences 2007
Member of BBSRC Working Group on Synthetic Biology 2006 -
Member of the European Science Foundation Standing Group for Physical and Engineering Sciences 2006 -
Member of the European Science Foundation Core Group for Physical and Engineering Sciences 2006 -
PESC liaison to the COST DC BMBS (Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences) 2007 -
Member of the Academic Board of the Chemical Innovations Knowledge Transfer Network 2006 -
Member of the RAE Sub-Panel (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 2005 -
Member of the Advisory Board of the Research Information Network 2005 -
Chair of the Research Information Network Physical Sciences consultative group 2005 -
Member of the Expert Panel on Researchers Use of Academic Libraries and their Services 2006
Member of Scientific Steering Committee Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge 2004 - 2007
Director of Neural Computing Applications Forum 2003 - 2006
Chairman of External Advisory Board, Department of Engineering Mathematics, University of Bristol 2006 -
EPSRC “Process 2020 Innovation SatVav”, Value to Newcastle University, £440,000. Principal Investigator, E. Martin. Co-Investigator, G. Montague. Newcastle University, Manchester University, Reading University and York University. Companies involved GSK, Johnson Mathey and Robinson Brothers. Awarded January 2007.
EPSRC “Can Understanding the Emergent Behaviour of Mixed Culture Systems Aid in Wastewater Treatment System Design and Operation”, Value to Newcastle University, £160,000. Principal Investigator, G. Montague, Co- Investigator, E. Martin, T. Curtis, I. Head and J. Dofling. Awarded January 2007.
EPSRC/CIKTN Case Award “Multi-Metric based Decision Making in Whole Process Design” Value to Newcastle University, £80,000. Principal Investigator, G. Montague, Co- Investigator, E. Martin Awarded May 2007.
DTI Minimising the Environmental Footprint of FMCG Plant Improved Cleaning Processes, Value to Newcastle University, £482,193. Principal Investigator, E. Martin. Co-Investigator, G. Montague. Newcastle University, Birmingham University and Imperial College. Companies involved Unilever, Cadbury, GSK and Scottish and Newcastle, Bruker, Alfa Lavel, GEA and Ecolab. Awarded September 2006.
DTI Succeeding through Innovation. Implementing PAT for successful development of Biopharmaceuticals in the UK. Principal Investigator, G. Montague. Co-Investigator, E. Martin. Value to Newcastle University £398,792. Strathclyde University, Liverpool University and Newcastle University, Company involved, GlaxoSmithKline. Awarded August 2006.
KTP with Avecia Biologics “To develop a statistical framework to assist in the progression of bio-process design and process scale-up.” Value to Newcastle University £99,044. Awarded December 2006.
The primary area that I undertake consultancy into is that of industrial statistics. More specifically the areas include:
The application of statistical tools for the analysis of industrial data (including bioprocess, chemical, speciality chemicals), Experimental design,
Statistical process control,
Multivariate process monitoring,
Process modelling (different regression analysis approaches).