Professor Alastair Wood

Alastair

Professor Alastair Wood

Director of Internationalisation, University of Bradford

Alastair joined Bradford from the University of Manchester in 1987, having spent 2 years previously working at the Universidade de Lisboa in Portugal.

Alastair is an applied numerical analyst by background, obtaining a PhD at the University of St. Andrews under the CASE Award system (with British Gas) before developing an classical research and teaching based academic career in modelling, simulation, and optimisation, that includes significant work with industry partners over the years. He has taught in Portugal, Canada, Pakistan, and China, activities that helped to develop a passion for TNE of all descriptions.

Having been Dean of the School of Engineering, Design, and Technology, Alastair is now using contacts and experience gained to support the University’s internationalisation mission, as chair of Academic Partnerships Sub-Committee and lead for his Faculty’s international developments..