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David James

Professor David James MEng. PhD.



Professor David James is the Director of the Centre for Sports Engineering Research (CSER). David’s current research is focused sports mechanics, injury prevention and the ethical considerations of an increasingly scientific sporting arena. David is a visiting professor at TU Delft, Netherlands, and the Editor-in-chief of the 2017 International Conference on Sports Engineering in Jaipur, India. 

In addition to his research, David is the treasurer of the International Sports Engineering Association, grant reviewer for the Royal Academy of Engineering, project advisor to Research Councils UK, the Royal Institution and the Wellcome Trust. David was awarded the very first fellowship in public engagement from the Royal Academy of Engineering. He is a regular voice in broadcast and print media and delivers high profile keynote lectures on the role that technology plays in sport.

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