Dr. Gary Barnes

Chief Scientist

Dr. Gary Barnes is the Chief Scientist at Bridgeporth Ltd. With over 17 years of experience as a scientist, physicist, and geophysical software engineer, Gary contributes exceptional expertise to Bridgeporth.

Gary was a founding member of a high-end technology airborne data acquisition company and served as their former Senior Geophysical Software engineer, where he developed innovative algorithms and software for airborne geophysical data. Previously Gary worked as the senior project engineer for Oxford Instruments, developing analytical and numerical techniques to model the magnetic fields around superconducting components. Gary pioneered a superconducting gravity gradiometer prototype for the European Space Agency and has acted as author and reviewer for journals in the field of geophysics.

Gary holds a first class degree in Physics from the University of Birmingham, a D.Phil in engineering science from the University of Oxford, and a Higher Education certificate in Geology from the University of London. His skills in potential fields, mathematical analysis, numerical modelling, algorithm design and optimisation are highly advantageous to the Bridgeporth team.