Our staff

Our staff in the Department of Architecture design prize-winning buildings and excel in design studio teaching and community outreach. For example:

  • Professor Gordon Murray was the Project Design Champion for the Scottish Crime Campus at Gartcosh
  • Derek Hill leads students in live build projects in collaboration with Wiston Lodge
  • David Reat won the RIAS Scottish Design Tutor Award

We promote self-critique, confidence building and independent learning in our students resulting in multi-award winning projects and alumni success in Professional exams. 

We have a reputation for encouraging responsible and effective design practice with an awareness of social, technological and environmental impacts.

Our staff are complimented by a dynamic group of professional architects and engineers from internationally renowned Glasgow Practices. 

Key staff

Ashraf M Salama Head of Department
David Grierson Deputy Head of Department
Andrew Agapiou PSA Year Out 1
Branka Dimitrijevic Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange
Michael Grant Academic Strategy Advisor
Derek Hill Course Director Architecture Part 1
David Reat Course Director Architecture Part 2

Academic staff

Michael Angus Senior Teaching Fellow
Jonathan Charley  Cultural Studies Director
Zhen Chen Lecturer
Ulrike Enslein Year 5 Director
Cristina Gonzalez-Longo Lecturer 
Colin Hastie Professional Studies Advisor
Derek Hill Year 1 Director
Stirling Howieson Senior Lecturer
Jacqueline Lister Teaching Fellow
David MacRitchie Year 2 Director
Ibrahim Motawa Senior Lecturer
Sergio Porta Professor Urban Design
David Reat Year 4 Director
Ombretta Romice Senior Lecturer
Peter Welsh  Year 3 Director

Academic-related staff

Aileen Alexander Administrator

Secretarial staff

Ellen Thomson Administrative Support
Catriona Mirren Administrative Support

Technical staff

Name Role 
Derek Gillan Technician

Research staff

Marco Ursi Visiting Researcher
Yang Wang Research Assistant
Florian Wiedmann Research Associate

Studio Design Tutors

John Barr Tutor
Samuel Brown Tutor
Gordon Carswell Tutor 
Romain Charlet Tutor
Andrea Cooke Tutor 
Michael Dougall Tutor
Gordon Fleming Tutor 
William Gunn Tutor 
Melanie Hay Tutor
Elaine Rachel Keenan Tutor
Chris Malcolm Tutor 
Brian McGinlay Tutor
Gordon McGregor Tutor 
Neil McGuire Tutor 
Ruairidh Moir Tutor
Graeme Nicholls Tutor
Nicholas Roberts Tutor 
Lizzie Smith Tutor
Alasdair Tooze Tutor 
Karen Vaughan Tutor

Visiting & Emeritus Professors

Robert Adam Visiting Professor
Michael Corcoran Emeritus Professor
Iain Gilzean Visiting Professor
David Lawlor Visiting Professor
Tom Maver Emeritus Professor
Gordon Murray Visiting Professor
David Page Visiting Professor