Dr Gordon Dobie

Senior Lecturer

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Personal statement

Dr G. Dobie is a Lecturer in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. He received his MEng in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde and a PhD in the Centre for Ultrasonic Engineering developing a reconfigurable non-contact inspection system.


State estimation of delays in telepresence robot navigation using Bayesian approaches
Das Barnali, Dobie Gordon, Pierce Stephen
Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems 19th Annual Conference, TAROS 2018, pp. 476-478 (2018)
Data-driven analysis of ultrasonic inspection data of pressure tubes
Zacharis Panagiotis, West Graeme, Dobie Gordon, Lardner Timothy, Gachagan Anthony
Nuclear Technology Vol 202, pp. 153-160 (2018)
Wavelet analysis of poorly-focused ultrasonic signal of pressure tube inspection in nuclear industry
Zhao Huan, Gachagan Anthony, Dobie Gordon, Lardner Timothy
44th Annual Rview of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation 44th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (2018)
Synthetic aperture focusing technique for correction of poorly-focused ultrasonic pressure tube inspection data
Zhao Huan, Gachagan Anthony, Dobie Gordon, Wallace Christopher, West Graeme
9th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring Series (EWSHM) (2018)
Low cost three-dimensional virtual model construction for remanufacturing industry
Siddiqi Muftooh U R, Ijomah Winifred L, Dobie Gordon I, Hafeez Muthair, Pierce S Gareth, Ion William, Mineo Carmelo, MacLeod Charles N
Journal of Remanufacturing (2018)
Bipartite guidance, navigation and control architecture for autonomous aerial inspections under safety constraints
Punzo Giuliano, MacLeod Charles, Baumanis Kristaps, Summan Rahul, Dobie Gordon, Pierce Stephen, Macdonald Malcolm
Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems (2018)

more publications


Mobile Robotics and Microcontrollers

Research interests

His primary research interests include ultrasonics, NDE, automation, robotics, signal processing, computer vision and embedded systems. His current work in CUE focuses on:

Automated inspection

Automated analysis 


Professional activities

Autonomous Systems Lab, Institute of Robotics & Intelligent Systems, ETH Zurich
Visiting researcher
Faculty Robotics and Automation Users Group Discussion
Visiting researcher
NNL UAV Seminar
MAPS Stakeholder
PPS Visit

more professional activities


Insptectahire - OGIC
Dobie, Gordon (Principal Investigator) MacLeod, Charles Norman (Co-investigator)
Period 03-Sep-2018 - 30-Apr-2020
Automated delivery of non-contact NDE sensors
Dobie, Gordon (Principal Investigator) Gachagan, Anthony (Co-investigator) MacLeod, Charles Norman (Co-investigator) Pierce, Stephen (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Apr-2018 - 31-Mar-2020
Acoustic Based Characterisation of arc fusion process control parameters
MacLeod, Charles Norman (Principal Investigator) Dobie, Gordon (Co-investigator) Gachagan, Anthony (Co-investigator) Mulholland, Anthony (Co-investigator) Pierce, Stephen (Co-investigator) Stratoudaki, Theodosia (Co-investigator) Tant, Katherine Margaret Mary (Co-investigator)
Period 02-Apr-2018 - 30-Mar-2020
ANRC 001 Ext Automated Classification and Sizing of Pressure Tube Defects Phase IV - GATED - YEAR 2
West, Graeme (Principal Investigator) Dobie, Gordon (Co-investigator) Gachagan, Anthony (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2017 - 30-Sep-2019
Impact Acceleration Account - University Of Strathclyde 2012 / R120526-127
Pierce, Stephen (Principal Investigator) Dobie, Gordon (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Oct-2012 - 31-Mar-2017
Automated Defect Free Fusion Welding (ADFFW) (2015) - HVM Catapult
MacLeod, Charles Norman (Principal Investigator) Dobie, Gordon (Co-investigator) Pierce, Stephen (Co-investigator) Mineo, Carmelo (Co-investigator)
Period 07-Dec-2015 - 31-Mar-2016

more projects


Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Royal College Building

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