Dr Robin Wallace is Head of Institute for Energy Systems in the School of Engineering and Electronics.
He graduated in 1976 and has been involved in power generation and renewable energy throughout his career.
Until 1984 he worked in the Project Engineering Group of Parsons Peebles Motors and Generators where ultimately he was an Assistant Chief Project Engineer responsible for turnkey power generation and discrete speed drive projects up to 25MVA in capacity primarily hydro power plants.
He moved to the university in 1986 where his research interests include: network integration of distributed renewable energy generation and marine energy.
He is Principal Investigator and Finance Lead of the EPSRC SuperGen Marine Energy Consortium.
He is a Chartered Engineer a Member of the IEE and a board member of the Scottish Energy and Environment Foundation.