School of Engineering Staff

Name Position Email Last Name First Name Weighting Title
Mr Abdalkarim Mohtasib Associate Lecturer
Mr Abdullah Al Shabibi Visiting Researcher
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 Solar energy materials
Mr Aria Noori Asiabar Associate Lecturer
Vehicle Control Systems, Vehicle Dynamics,Active Safety, Collision Avoidance.
Dr Behnaz Sohani Lecturer in Robotics/Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering, Medical and Service Robotics, Microwave imaging, Electromagnetic measurements, Personal Care and Medical Robots, Assistive Technologies for Manipulation, Prosthetic.
Prof Chris Bingham Professor of Energy Conversion
Ms Christine McDermott Administrator
Dr Christopher Phillipson Senior Lecturer
Mr Christopher Townend Technician Assistant
Dr Dalila O'Grady Senior Lecturer
Mr Dan Stones Technical Resource Manager
Mr David Turner Associate Lecturer
Dr Dimitris Pasias Lecturer
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
Festus Agbonzikilo
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).
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
Mr Michael Akers Associate Lecturer
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 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 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 Demonstrator
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
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
Mrs Sneska Lee Associate Lecturer
Mr Stephen Foster Senior EAP Tutor
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.
Mr Xing Yang Visiting Researcher
Ms Yangyan Gao Visiting Research Fellow
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