Dr Daniel McCluskey

Dr Daniel McCluskey is head of the engineering department at the School of Engineering and Computer Science.

He is responsible for the strategic leadership in engineering education, research and enterprise across the engineering department. Daniel is an associate professor within the School and a key point of contact with a track record in successful, multidisciplinary collaborations between industry, academics and research staff across the engineering spectrum, leading on the delivery of projects with consistent success.

He has lead the Centre for Research in Biodetection Technologies (CRBT) as director and he was chief engineer of applied R&D within the University’s Microfluidics and Microengineering Research Group (MMRG). He graduated with a BEng Aerospace Engineering in 2003 from the University of Hertfordshire before gaining his PhD from Coventry University in 2009. His biodetection work spans the development of integrated systems, incorporating autonomous airborne pathogen collect/detect systems, sample processing and handling, real-time analysis using DNA amplification and remote reporting. Application areas include military and civilian protection, environmental stewardship and human disease monitoring.

You can read more about Dr McCluskey's expertise on their research profile.

Current job roleHead of Department (Engineering)
DepartmentSchool of Engineering and Computer Science
Research areas
  • aerosol science
  • biodetection systems
  • fluid dynamics
  • microfluidics
  • computational fluid dynamics
  • rapid prototyping
  • computer aided engineering.

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