Professor Muffy Calder leads a project to develop the science of sensor system software. As well as being a computer science researcher, she is head of the College of Science and Engineering and was previously Chief Scientific Adviser to the Scottish government. She received a Suffrage Science award in recognition of her inspiring achievements.
Professor Quintin Cutts is the Director of the Centre for Computing Science Education. He is a leading researcher on the teaching of computing science at all levels, from school through to university. He leads the PLAN-C project, creating a network for computing science school teachers throughout Scotland.
Professor Simon Gay's research area is programming language theory, especially languages for developing the large-scale distributed software systems that enable the digital economy. From 2012 to 2016 he led a COST Action - a European network of more than 120 researchers in 22 countries - on this topic.