Find an Expert

The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) represents a broad range of expertise in Computer Science and Informatics.  We have 14 member-institutions across Scotland, comprising over 500 academics and around 750 PhD research students; covering the whole of the discipline.

So if you are looking for advice on a specific aspect of Computing or wish to collaborate on a project, we are able to signpost you to an expert in any area.

In the first instance, please contact the SICSA Executive Officer at  

Furthermore, The SICSA Research Themes cover all core elements of the Computer Science discipline.  The themes represent clusters of expertise in specific areas and organise a programme of events and activities throughout the year.  Please see individual Research Theme pages for information and contact details for our Research Theme Leaders.

You can also use the Expertise Locator tool, developed by the Strategic Futures group at Herriot-Watt University, in collaboration with SICSA and the Data Lab. Please note that this tool is still in development and doesn’t represent the finished system. If you’d like any assistance with the tool, or would like us to make an introduction with any academic(s) you have found, please get in touch at