National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Stephen McArthur NMIS University of Strathclyde

Stephen McArthur

Associate Principal and Executive Dean of Engineering, University of Strathclyde

Stephen is an academic member of the NMIS Board.

Stephen McArthur is Associate Principal and Executive Dean of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the IET, and his main area of expertise is applying artificial intelligence in power, energy and wider industrial systems. He won the 2021 IEEE Richard Harold Kaufmann Award for outstanding contributions in industrial systems engineering, “for innovative contributions to the advancement of intelligent systems for power engineering applications”. He leads the Industrial Informatics Cluster at the University, as part of the Glasgow City Innovation District, which focuses on research and innovation in the application of AI in industrial environments.

He is also the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Bellrock Technology. Its product supports the effective and rapid deployment of intelligent system and data analytic applications and services and is being used by customers across eight different industry sectors including energy, healthcare, and rail transport.

As the Principal Investigator leading the UKRI EnergyREV programme, he has brought together 22 universities and 32 investigators to deliver novel research and innovation that will accelerate the uptake, value, and impact of Smart Local Energy Systems. EnergyREV is a key component of the UK Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Prospering from the Energy Revolution (PFER) programme.