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Fraser Macfarlane

Information and Computational Sciences
Information and Computational Sciences
Research Software Engineer
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK


Fraser is a Research Software Engineer at the James Hutton Institute with a specialisation in Image Processing and Computer Vision. He graduated from the University of Strathclyde in June 2017 with a 1st Class BEng (Hons) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering and commenced his PhD at the same institution later that year where his research focussed on algorithm development and efficient processing of hyperspectral image data for remote sensing applications.


Current research interests

Currently Fraser's research is focussed on applying computer vision and deep learning techniques to bioinformatic, geoinformatics, and phenotyping applications among other areas where necessitated. 

Past research

October 2021 - present: Research Software Engineer (Computer Vision), Information and Computational Sciences – James Hutton Institute.

September 2017 - present: Improving the Signal to Noise Ratio of Long Range Sensing - University of Strathclyde

June 2017 - February 2018:  Feasibility of a Hyper Spectral Crop Camera (HCC) for agriculture optimisation - University of Strathclyde

September 2015 - October 2021: Novel Drug Discovery using Hyperspectral Imaging - University of Strathclyde





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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.