Digital Institute

Staff Profile

Stephen Dowsland

Senior Software Specialist


Stephen is a Senior Software Specialist at the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) at Newcastle University.

Prior to joining NICD in 2018 Stephen spent over 10 years working in both research software engineering and in industry architecting and implementing scalable cloud based software solutions. 

At NICD Stephen specialises in architecting scalable big data cloud solutions and spends most days wrangling large datasets and throwing large amounts of cloud compute to crunch though that data to discover valuable insights. Stephen is also an advocate for software engineering best practices and tooling.