Professor James Njuguna the Research Strategi Lead in Engineering Research at Robert Gordon University. His research is focused on experimental research on composite materials mainly on industrial applications. The research activities revolve around reinforcement, toughness, materials design, and selection; and structural-property relationship. The research on Pipes and pipelines centred around tools design, pipe-in-pipe, well casing, flexibles, and thermoplastic pipes. He also delivers commercial consultancy to the oil and gas sector in this topic too. James has delivered many projects and published widely including editor/co-editor of 6 books, 23 book chapters and has contributed over 170 journal and conference publications.