top of page


The Institute of Thin Films, Sensors and Imaging was established in 2014, within the School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland. Research at ITFSI is focused on thin film deposition processes, sensing and imaging that align with industrial interests. The scientific team is led by a group of academics and post-doctoral researchers directed by Professor Des Gibson. For more information regarding staff, click on the buttons below.

Download the ITFSI organogram here.

The Institute also has various visiting researchers that are involved with high-impact projects. More details can be found here.

bottom of page