Professor Gareth Pender
Professor Garry Pender is Deputy Principal (Research and Innovation) at Heriot-Watt University, with responsibility for implementing the university’s research and innovation strategy, including that on its Dubai and Malaysia Campuses. His background is in civil engineering and his personal research interests lie in flood management and sediment transport. Prior to taking up his current role, he acted as Head of the School of the Built Environment from 2006 to 2016. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Royal Academy of Engineering.