Dr Michael Grant has been a member of the Department of Architecture since 1986. He initially held a post as a research fellow before being appointed to lecturer in 1989, senior lecturer in 2005 and he also held the position of Head of Department.
His research interests relate to the application of the Information Technologies to design problems in spaces, buildings and cities. He is the author of some 40 publications in books, journals, conference proceedings and technical reports and has been the recipient of research funding totalling £486,000 as the principal investigator and £1,886,000 as co-investigator. His personal expertise relates to visual computing which translates to the development of generic 3D applications that have formed the basis of long standing research themes in urban modelling and virtual reality investigations into the performance of our built environment.