Projects per year
Ruaridh is a Research Associate in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a research focus on network analysis, consensus optimisation and swarm engineering. These foundations have found applications in wide variety of networked systems from brain connectomes, to starling flocks and multiple UAV control.
His research and studies have always been closely aligned with space technology and applications. Delivering horizon scanning for the UK Space Agency by assessing the potential of future space technology and applications, as well as managing and taking a technical lead in developing an experiment that was launched on a sounding rocket as part of ESA's REXUS programme. Other space related work has included leading the thermal analysis of the UK's first CubeSat and founding a student space organisation at the University of Strathclyde, StrathSEDS.
He is currently developing Space Horizons, a fast-paced card game about future space technologies and missions, in association with the UK Space Agency.
Master of Engineering, University Of Strathclyde
30 Sep 2008 → 26 Jun 2013
1/10/13 → 9/07/18
Project: Research Studentship - Internally Allocated › Research Studentship (Internally Allocated)
Research Output per year
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
Activities per year
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Oral presentation
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk