Dugald Cameron OBE DSc DA
Professor Dugald Cameron OBE DSc DA Companion of the Royal Aeronautical Society Fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers
Born Glasgow 1939, educated at the High School of Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art specialising in Industrial Design, Diploma and Post-Diploma, 1961/62
Freelance practice as an industrial designer with part time teaching at GSA from 1962.
Appointed professor of industrial design at the Technische Hogeschole, Delft in 1970.
Part time tutor GSA 1962 – 1970 Appointed senior lecturer in charge of industrial design GSA 1970 Head of Design, GSA 1982 Director of GSA 1991. Retired from GSA in October 1991, hon professor University of Glasgow from 1993
Commission RAFVR 1974
Appointed visiting professor/hon professor University of Glasgow, 1999 Appointed visiting professor University of Strathclyde,1999
Chairman, Skelmorlie Community Council 29 Sept 1987 – Sept 1993 Deacon of the Incorporation of Weavers 2003
Patron Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Air Squadron Patron House for an Art Lover
Public Member Network Rail on its establishment 2002 Advisor to the Railway Historical Trust
Chairman, Prestwick Airport Consultative Committee, retired 2010
President, Royal Aeronautical Society, Prestwick Branch
Lord Provost of Glasgow’s Gold Medal for education 1998 OBE 2000 DSc h/c, University of Strathclyde, 2002 Baird of Bute Award for aviation in Scotland 2013
Publications – Glasgow’s Own, a visual history of 602(City of Glasgow Squadron) R Aux Air Force Glasgow’s Airport, Renfrew A Sense of Place, Glasgow International Airport at the Millennium Eagles in the Sky, with Alan Carlaw From Pilcher to the Planets with R Galbraith and Douglas Thompson Drawn to Scottish Steam, with Bill Brown and Campbell Cornwell Glasgow Central, Central to Glasgow, on the centenary of the station, a compilation from friends From the Karoo to the Kelvin. a compilation about the SAR Class 15F steam loco’s return to Glasgow 50 years of the R Aero Soc Prestwick Branch, a compilation from many sources with Dave Lacey and others
Articles and talks on design, aviation and railways
Created Squadron Prints with Alan Carlaw, a small business venture -produced over 700 individual aircraft commercial lithographs for the RAF, RN and air arms world-wide between 1977 and 2000. Business then carried on by Gill Howie and Berry Vissers.
Passions – Engineering, especially that of aviation (lapsed private pilot) and railways. Drawing-tries to paint the photographs that were never taken in the context of Scotland’s aviation and railway history.