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Professor, Cyber Physical Systems, University of Glasgow

Prof. David Flynn is a Professor of Cyber Physical Systems at the University of Glasgow. David is the founder of the Smart Systems Group (SSG) and Associate Director of the UKs National Centre for Energy Systems Integration. He has expertise in Systems Engineering and Cyber Physical Systems (CPS). He is a Visiting Professor at Heriot-Watt University and also the Vice-Chair of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Scotland.

Professor Flynn’s research explores the challenges, opportunities, and underpinning technologies within Cyber Physical Systems as to promote sustainability and create resilience in systems, organisations, networks and societies.

His degrees include a BEng (Hons), 1st Class in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2002), an MSc (Distinction) in Microsystems (2003) and a PhD in Microscale Magnetic Components (2007), from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. David teaches Smart System Integration, Electrical Engineering and Energy Systems.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Embedded Intelligence in Energy Systems, Heriot-Watt University


  • 2007 
    Heriot-Watt University, PhD/Electrical Engineering