Elected: 1996
Discipline: Physics and Astronomy
Professor Alan Miller
Chief Executive, Scottish Universities Physics Alliance
Date of Birth: 5th June 1949, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Nationality: British
Woodmill High, Dunfermline High, Gibraltar Grammar
University of Edinburgh B.Sc. Physics, 1st class Hons, 1971
University of Bath Ph.D. Physics, 1975
1974-1979 Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Science Research Council Research Fellow
1979–1981 University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics
1981–1989 Royal Signals & Radar Establishment, Malvern, UK (MoD)
HSO, SSO, PSO, SPSO (Individul Merit)
1989–1993 University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers (CREOL)
Professor of Physics with joint appointment in Elect. and Comp. Eng.
1993–2009 University of St Andrews, UK
Professor of Physics, School of Physics and Astronomy
Head of School of Physics and Astronomy
Vice Principal for Research
2009-2014 Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Professor of Physics
Deputy Principal / Pro Vice Chancellor (R&KT)
2015- University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
CEO, Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA)
2008–2011 RSE Research Awards Convenor and Member of RSE Executive
2011–2014 RSE Fellowship Secretary and Council member
2015– Trustee and Board member, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS)
2015– Chair, Living Links / Bodongo Management Board, Edinburgh Zoo
1993- Trustee, Scottish Universities Summer Schools in Physics