School of Engineering Staff

Name Position Email Last Name First Name Weighting Title
Dr Ahmed Elseragy Associate Professor/Director of Enterprise
Dr Elseragy research interests include net-zero energy, smart cities, sustainability, and resilience within the built environment - industry 4.0 and disruptive technologies within the context of engineering and energy management - innovation and technology management.
Revdr Alexander Borman Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Dr Aliyu Aliyu Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Energy
Fluid mechanics, Computational fluid dynamics, heat transfer, wind turbines, biofuels, particle image velocimetry, high-speed imaging, multiphase flow
Dr Amir Badiee Senior Lecturer
Material/Polymer characterisation Bio-fuel characterisation Lighting system design for artificial light growing/vertical farming systems Greenhouse cladding material design Photovoltaic materials
Dr Anirban Dutta Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Mr Aria Noori Asiabar Associate Lecturer
Vehicle Control Systems, Vehicle Dynamics,Active Safety, Collision Avoidance.
Dr Behnaz Sohani Lecturer in Robotics/Biomedical Engineering
Medical Imaging, 3D Imaging, Computer Vision, Medical Robots, Medical and Service Robotics.
Prof Chris Bingham Professor of Energy Conversion
Mr Chris Bishop Senior Lecturer in Sensors and Telecommunications
Military Sensors and Artificial Intelligence
Ms Christine McDermott Administrator
Dr Christopher Lavers Senior Lecturer and SME in Radar and Telecomms
I have taught and demonstrated physics, and STCW compliant engineering topics, to UK and overseas students at accredited Levels 4 - 6 including: sensors and communications, electro-technology and electrical devices, physics of earth observation, littoral environment military sensing exploitation, stealth warship design and autonomous platforms, maths and statistics module, and un/classified sensing and imaging projects at Level 6. We have a radar laboratory for demonstration purposes, with radar, laser, radar, night vision technologies, radar cross section demonstrator, and various LabVolt antenna systems.
Dr Christopher Phillipson Senior Lecturer
Mr Christopher Townend Technician Assistant
Mr Dan Stones Technical Resource Manager
Prof Dirk Schaefer Head of School of Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering | Director, Industrial Digitalisation and Systems Intelligence (IDSI) Group Key competencies: Industry 4.0 | Systems Engineering | Design and Manufacturing | Health 4.0 | Engineering Education
Dr Edmond Nurellari Associate Professor / Programme Leader
Distributed Signal Processing, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), Resource Allocations, Network Security Analysis, Signal Processing on Graphs, Bio-Inspired Signal Processing, Wireless Communications, IoT.
Mr Ehsan Ahmadian Associate Lecturer
Miss Ellie Bainbridge Associate Lecturer
Dr Faiz Iqbal Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics; Industrial Automation; Smart Manufacturing; Fluidic logic/Soft Robotics; Advanced Machining Processes; Non-Conventional Machining; Industry 4.0 - Cyber Physical Systems; Advanced Metrology
Prof Gurvinder Virk Visiting Professor
Dr Ibrahim Albayati Senior Lecturer Electrical and Electronic Engineering/Programme Lead
Power System Modelling, Demand Side Management, PEM Fuel Cell, UAVs
Dr Jarek Grebenik Lecturer in Engineering
Miss Jen Smith Senior Administrator/PA
Dr John-Henry Looney Associate Lecturer
Dr Jonathan Griffiths Senior Lecturer / Programme Leader
Numerical modelling and simulation of X-ray optics, engineering applications of lasers (including laser ignition and laser induced breakdown spectroscopy), signal processing and intelligent sensor system design (including condition monitoring and automated fault detection).
Dr Jonty Fisk Senior Lecturer in Engineering Science and Ship Technology
Dr Fisk's subject specialism is varied - from Ship Stability and Ship Technology topics through to optical sensors for chemical detection and metal ion-containing waster water treatment!
Prof Jun Peng Professor of Sustainable Energy Engineering
Mrs Katie Robinson Administrator
Prof Lei Shu Hon Appointment Visiting Professor
Wireless Sensor Networks, Multimedia Communication, Middleware, Fault Diagnosis, and Security
Mrs Lobna ElFadali Associate Lecturer
Mrs Mandy Goldson Administrator
Mr Manu Nair Associate Lecturer
Mr Mark Crampton Senior Technician
Prof Mini Rai Global Chair in Robotic Engineering
Mini's core expertise is in Robotic System Modelling (mobile robots, rigid and flexible manipulators), Mechatronics, Automation, Control Engineering and Model-Based Systems Engineering for Space missions. Mini is actively pursuing research into cross-sector technology transfer application of robotics spanning multiple terrestrial industries. These include Agri-Food (electrification of robotic farm vehicles), Nuclear (robotic sorting and segregation of radioactive waste), Health (soft robotics and flexible instruments) and Energy (in-situ inspection robots for extreme environments).
Mr Mithun Poozhiyil Post Doctoral Research Associate
Mr Mo Mostafa Senior Lecturer in Engineering Science and Ship Technology
Naval architecture Marine Engineering/Ship Technology Thermodynamics/Applied Heat Applied Mechanics General Engineering Science
Mr Mohammad Reza Zavvar Sabegh Associate Lecturer
Model Predictive Control, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Multi-objective Optimisation, Smart Buildings, Thermostatically Controlled Loads.
Dr Nick Tucker Associate Professor
Materials and manufacturing
Dr Nikola Chalashkanov Senior Lecturer in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Dielectrics and electrical insulation materials, frequency-domain dielectric spectroscopy, partial discharge measurements and condition monitoring of HV plants, electro-thermal ageing and breakdown of insulation materials.
Dr Omer Argin Post Doctoral Research Associate
Mr Philip Staton Senior Technician
Mr Richard Lambert Associate Lecturer
Prof Ronald Bickerton Industrial Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Dr Saket Srivastava Senior Lecturer
Emerging Nanoeletronic Devices, Reconfigurable Hardware Design, Internet of Things, Machine Learning.
Dr Samuel Cruz-Manzo Research Fellow
Fuel Cell System Modelling, Gas Turbine System Modelling, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, NiMH batteries, Lithium-ion batteries.
Mrs Sarai Dowding Associate Lecturer
Dr Saravana Kumar Jaganathan Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering (Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering)
Prof Senthil Krishnababu Associate Lecturer
Deep Learning, CFD, Aerodynamics, Aero-Mechanics, Turbo-machinery design, analysis and testing, Application of Machine Learning. Coding and Scripting.
Dr Seongho Jin Senior Lecturer / Programme Leader
Laser Diagnostics in Combustion and Fluid Flow, Combustion, Thermofluids, Sustainable Energy System Analysis
Dr Sepehr Maleki Senior Lecturer
Novelty Detection, Changepoint Detection, Deep Learning, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Multidimensional Systems, FDI
Miss Shammi Rahman Associate Demonstrator
Dr Shweta Kamat PDRA in Energy Systems Modelling and Analysis
Mr Stephen Foster Associate Lecturer
Mr Stuart Mellor Visiting Researcher
Mr Tim Smith Senior Lecturer
Prof Timothy Gordon Professor of Vehicle Control Engineering
Vehicle Control Systems, Vehicle Dynamics, Active Safety, Collision Avoidance, Autonomous Systems including Self-driving cars
Dr Vili Panov Visiting Professor
Dynamic Modelling & Simulation, Model-Based Diagnostics & Prognostics, Control Methods & Protection Algorithms, Performance Monitoring & Health Management.
Ms Yangyan Gao Visiting Research Fellow
Dr Yaxing Ren Lecturer in Control Engineering
Dr Yuli Yang Senior Lecturer in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Yuli's research interest mainly lies in modelling, design, analysis and optimisation of wireless communication systems and networks, specifically on - Communication theory and information theory of 6G and beyond - Internet of things and multi-service heterogeneous networking - Physical layer security and cross-layer design - Full-duplex infrastructure and network design - Edge caching and AI computation offloading