Dr David McMillan


Electronic and Electrical Engineering


Development of a combined operational and strategic decision support model for offshore wind
Dinwoodie Iain, McMillan David, Revie Matthew, Lazakis Iraklis, Dalgic Yalcin
DeepWind'2013 (2013)
Operational strategies for offshore wind turbines to mitigate failure rate uncertainty on operational costs and revenue
Dinwoodie Iain Allan, McMillan David
IET Renewable Power Generation Vol 8, pp. 359–366 (2014)
Vector auto-regression applied to UK wind speed data
Mcmillan David, Hill David
PMAPS 2012 (2012)
Operation and maintenance for floating wind turbines : a review
McMorland J, Collu M, McMillan D, Carroll J
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Vol 163 (2022)
Steadfast economic benefit from real-time wave measurements
McMillan David, Salo Erik, McMillan Maggie
A review of operations and maintenance modelling with considerations for novel wind turbine concepts
McMorland Jade, Flannigan Callum, Carroll James, Collu Maurizio, McMillan David, Leithead William, Coraddu Andrea
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Vol 165 (2022)

More publications


  • wind power forecasting
  • distribution system load flow
  • small group tutorials

Research interests


+ Reliability Analysis
+ Decision Analysis
+ Probabilistic Modelling
+ Applied Statistics



+ Wind Energy

+ Asset Management

+ Energy Policy

+ Energy Security


Other areas of Interest

  • Reliability Engineering
  • Reliability Centred Maintenance
  • Wind Turbine Safety Systems
  • Operation and Maintenance Modelling
  • Decision Analysis
  • Probabilistic Modelling


Professional activities

COP26 Innovation Showcase - UK Universities Group
Member of programme committee
Wind Energy Science Conference 2021
Science of Making Torque from Wind (TORQUE) 2020 (Event)
Editorial board member
Wind Energy (Journal)
Editorial board member
Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) (External organisation)
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Journal)
Editorial board member

More professional activities


Predictive maintenance for offshore wind turbines
Atkinson, Robert (Principal Investigator) Andonovic, Ivan (Co-investigator) Cardona Amengual, Javier (Co-investigator) Carroll, James (Co-investigator) McMillan, David (Co-investigator) Tachtatzis, Christos (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2022 - 31-Jan-2022
Ocean ORACLES – Advanced forecasting and decision support for offshore wind operations (Datalab & EdF Renewables)
McMillan, David (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2022
Industrial Case Account - University of Strathclyde 2020 | Saeed, Kaiser
McMillan, David (Principal Investigator) Collu, Maurizio (Co-investigator) Saeed, Kaiser (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 01-Jan-2024
Datalab / ORACLES-X Stage 2
McMillan, David (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2020
SCORE: Satellite Climate Observation for Offshore Renewable Energy Cost Reduction (Supergen ORE Flex R1)
McMillan, David (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2020
Offshore Access Innovation Placement with EdF Renewables (Teeside) [£5,500]
McMillan, David (Principal Investigator) Gilbert, Ciaran (Researcher)
Offshore Access EPSRC National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) Innovation Placements
01-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2019

More projects


Electronic and Electrical Engineering
University Centre

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