Department of Mechanical Engineering
Edinburgh Napier University
"Matthew worked as a research fellow at Edinburgh University from 1984-1986, after graduating with a PhD from there in 1984. He then held a series of permanent academic posts at Aberdeen, Swansea and Edinburgh Universities, before taking up the Chair of Applied Dynamics at Glasgow University in 1998. He took up the James Watt Chair of Mechanical Engineering at Glasgow University in 2006 and, in September 2012, the Chair of Nonlinear Mechanics at the University of Sheffield."