Brian Davison graduated from Edinburgh University in 1987 with an MA in Linguistics with Artificial Intelligence. He has held several posts in industry including Head of Computer Systems, Configuration and Release Manager and Intranet Manager. Since joining the School of Computing in 2002, he has led modules in a wide range of subjects such as HCI, mobile development, database technology, the Internet of Things and student project work.
Brian has led several commercial design and development projects for mobile platforms, and is a non-executive director of GearedApp, a limited company specialising in web and mobile applications. He also holds an MSc in Energy and Environmental Engineering and a PhD in wind turbine performance, has co-authored several articles in solar energy modelling, and manages the School's cyber-physical sustainability lab.