Prof. Ashraf Ayoub

Ashraf Ayoub is the professor of oral & maxillofacial Surgery of the University of Glasgow, UK since 2003. He is the editor-in-chief of Frontiers of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and the director of the university of Glasgow Masters   programme in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Professor Ayoub is the Glasgow lead of the Scottish Craniofacial Research Group of UK. He is leading a research group to study facial deformities using the recent advances in 3D/4D imaging. Prof. Ayoub is the lead surgeon of a team which includes orthodontics, technologists, psychologist, and computer scientists to investigate facial malformations. He received several awards & honours, published 170 articles mainly on two research themes, Tissue Bioengineering and Facial Deformities. He lectured on the same topic locally, nationally & internationally. Prof. Ayoub research team was successful in obtaining several research grants exceed a million-Sterling pound to conduct an extensive multidisciplinary research projects to characterise facial deformities and quantify surgical changes.  He also supervised many PhD’s in stereophotogrammetry and bone bioengineering, a lead editor of a textbook on the correction of dentofacial deformities. In collaboration with colleagues, he organises the Glasgow biennial course on the recent advances of the diagnosis and management of dento-facial deformities which has been running for 20 years.