Garry Clawson

PhD Student

Garry joined the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), Industrial Resilience Research Group (IRRG) in 2022 as a PhD student under the supervision of Dr Mukesh Kumar focusing on digital supply chains within the agri-food sector.


Prior to joining the IfM, Garry had spent over two decades in the heavy manufacturing sector working within a variety of roles. Garry’s career began through a vocational route with a focus on production engineering; he then spent several years in process improvements supporting business cost initiatives and productivity programmes across the UK, MENA and Europe.


In 2021, after completing his BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, Garry was awarded a place on the AgriFoRwArdS Centre for Doctoral Training EPSRC programme, which specialises in Agri-Food Robotics - a high impact area - to support the development of solutions to the numerous challenges facing the agri-food sector such as population growth, climate change, political pressures affecting migration, population drift from rural to urban regions, and the demographics of an aging population.


Garry holds a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science (2021), and an MSc in Robotics and Autonomous Systems from the University of Lincoln (2022). In 2022 Garry was a recipient of the IMechE Whitworth Senior Scholarship Award. Garry’s research interests include Distributed ledger technologies, digital supply chains, and robotics.

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