Tariq Durrani

Tariq Durrani is Research Professor in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. He obtained his MSc and PhD from the University of Southampton in 1967 and 1970 respectively. After doctoral and postdoctoral research at Southampton, he joined the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, as a Lecturer in 1976, and was appointed Professor in 1982, the first on the subject in the UK. He was Head of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering from 1986 to 1990, and Deputy Principal for the University from 2000-6.

For the past thirty five years, he has worked on and supervised some 60 projects sponsored by the EPSRC, the UK Department of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Defence, the US Navy, EEC-ESPRIT, EU BRITE-EURAM, RACE, and by several industrial organizations. He has supervised more than 40 PhD students and is the author/co-author of some 350 papers and six books. His research interests are in the area of Technology and Educational Management, amongst others.

Professor Durrani has been a Director of: the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce (2001 –onwards) the Scottish Funding Council (2006-09), the UK Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and UK Equality Challenge Unit (2004-09). He has been Vice Chair of the Natural Sciences Committee of the UNESCO UK National Commission (2009-10), and was Vice President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (2008-10). He is currently Deputy Convenor of the International Committee of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Tariq Durrani is currently Vice President of the IEEE for Educational Activities. IEEE is the world’s largest organisation of professional engineers, with some 400,000 members in over 160 countries.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the IEEE. He was awarded the OBE in December 2002 for services to electronics and higher education.

Triple Helix Conference I Amsterdam, 1996 II New York, 1998 III Rio de Janeiro, 2000 IV Copenhagen, 2002 V Turin, 2005 VI Singapore, 2007 VII Glasgow, 2009 VIII Madrid, 2010 IX Stanford, 2011 X Indonesia, 2012 XI London, 2013
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