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Robotics, computer vision, sensors, structural inspection / NDT

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Personal Statement

Dr G. Dobie is a Lecturer in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. He received his MEng in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde and a PhD in the Centre for Ultrasonic Engineering developing a reconfigurable non-contact inspection system.

Research Interests

His primary research interests include ultrasonics, NDE, automation, robotics, signal processing, computer vision and embedded systems. His current work in CUE focuses on:

Automated inspection

Automated analysis 


Industrial Relevance

Structural Inspection (NDT / NDE) and Medical Imaging

Teaching Interests

Mobile Robotics and Microcontrollers

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University Of Strathclyde




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Projects 2012 2022

Research Output 2007 2020

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Flight paths

A feasability study on guided wave-based robotic mapping

Tabatabaeipour, M., Trushkevych, O., Dobie, G., Edwards, R. S., Dixon, S., MacLeod, C., Gachagan, A. & Pierce, S. G., 6 Oct 2019. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
Imaging techniques
Ultrasonic waves


Autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle for non-destructive testing

Author: ZHANG, D., 1 Oct 2018

Supervisor: Dobie, G. (Supervisor) & Gachagan, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Enhanced ultrasonic techniques for inspection of pressure tubes

Author: Zhao, H., 1 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Gachagan, A. (Supervisor) & Dobie, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Activities 2007 2020

RCNDE Technology Transfer Event

Gordon Dobie (Participant), Seyed Morteza Tabatabaeipour (Participant)
27 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Gordon Dobie (Visiting researcher)
14 Jan 202017 Jan 2020

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external organisation