School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Matthew Dyson

Research Associate



I am a research associate working in Kianoush Nazarpour's prosthetics research team within the School of Engineering.  I work in the Intelligent Sensing Lab.  My research focusses on biofeedback training of muscle activity for control of upper-limb prostheses.

My ORCID profile is here and my Google Scholar is here.

Area of Expertise

Motor learning, machine learning, biomedical signal processing, prosthetics.


2018-2019 £48K Starworks D4D Child Prosthetics (NIHR, PI)

2017-2018 £15K Impact Acceleration Fund for Prosthetics Research (Newcastle University, Co-I)


  • Research Associate, Intelligent Sensing, School of Engineering, Newcastle University (2015 - 2018)
  • Laboratory Manager, Adaptive Brain Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge (2014 - 2015)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Le Centre National de la Recherche Scientique (CNRS),  Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives, l’Université d’Aix-Marseille (2011 - 2014)
  • PhD Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex
  • MSc Intelligent Systems, Sunderland University
  • Bsc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence & Psychology, University of Edinburgh