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Dr Alexander Weir

Technical Operations Manager, Clinical Engineering

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Alexander Weir received the B.Eng. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering (first class honours) from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, in 1997.  He also completed an Engineering Doctorate with the Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied Photonics, School of Engineering and Physical Science at Heriot-Watt University in 2016.  

He has over twenty years of software development experience covering the full development life-cycle and has led several high-profile projects. This includes commercial experience in short range telecommunications and protocol design, where he worked for a range of companies, including British Aerospace, Cadence Design Systems and Thales Electronic Solutions.

For the last seven years, he has led Medical Technology innovation activities at the Medical Device Unit, Department of Clinical Physics and Bioengineering, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, where he is currently the Technical Operations Manager.

His interests include Signal and Image processing, mHealth/eHealth, wireless body area networking, point of care technologies, cloud based services, the Internet of Things, and biomedical sensors.

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