Gavin Melaugh

Dr, MR.

Personal profile


Gavin is Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Physics and Astronomy and in the School of Engineering.  His group uses a combination of experiments and simulatins to investigate collective behaviours in microbial systems such as bacterial biofilms and aggregates. More recently his group have been focusing on the biophysics of environmentally relevant microbes such as those in wastewater treatment.


Current teaching

  • Biological Physics - 4th and 5th year (co-lecturer with Dr. Chris Brackley)
  • Reseach Methods - 3rd year

Previous courses

  • Geometry of soft condensed matter - 4th and 5th year

Collaborative Activity

My group have a long-lasting collaboration with Veolia UK, who manage wastewater treatment faciities here in Scotland and all over the world


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