Alasdair obtained a Masters degree in Physics at the University of Exeter in 2010 before completing a PhD with the Electromagnetic and Acoustic Materials group at the same university in 2014; His thesis was on the subject of the Airborne and Underwater Response of Acoustic Structures. In the same year, Alasdair joined QinetiQ to work with the Stealth Materials department.
In 2018, Alasdair joined OptaSense as a Senior Data Analyst where he works across multiple areas. In this role, Alasdair is engaged across engineering, data analysis, research, software development and sales teams where he supports the interaction, analysis and development across departments.
Some of the key areas that Alasdair is involved include Pipeline Leak Detection, Traffic monitoring, Train tracking and Rockfall detection.