College of Science and Engineering staff

Professor of Discrete and Applied Mathematics

Peter contributes to the HE sector through a variety of mathematically related professional activities. The author of over 100 journal papers, he also writes occasional essays and media pieces on aspects of mathematics and wider academia.  

Early Career Academic

Dr Lees researches how land management can be used to mitigate the climate crisis. Her expertise is in peatland ecosystems and satellite remote sensing. 

Lecturer in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

Jeanette Lewis is an enthusiastic sports therapy practitioner and a lecturer in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation here at the University of Derby. Jeanette has been a practising sports therapist since 2008 and has worked within larger private injury clinics as well as an independent practitioner.

Dr Kapila Liyanage
Senior Lecturer in Engineering Management

Dr Liyanage is the Programme Leader for MSc Strategic Engineering Management and BEng (Hons) Engineering Management. He is also an active researcher and his research interests and experience include operations management, computer simulation and sustainability practices on supply chain/manufacturing performance.

Hannah wearing a lab coat and smiling
Postgraduate Research Student

PhD student Hannah is studying the impacts of domestic cats on British wildlife populations. 

Technician: Built and Natural Environment

Annette Lokier is an environmental technician for the school of built and natural environment. Her role incorporates areas of geoscience, environmental sustainability and conservation as well as geographical information systems.

Stephen Lokier teaching sedimentology in the Abu Dhabi Sabkha
Senior Lecturer in Applied Sedimentology and GeoEnergy

Stephen is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Sedimentology and GeoEnergy and Programme Leader for the MSc GeoEnergy Programme. Stephen teaches across the broad field of sedimentology, stratigraphy and subsurface analysis and characterisation at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. He undertakes a wide range of field and laboratory activities with collaborators around the globe.

Senior Lecturer in Engineering

Yiling is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering.

Aaisha Makkar presenting a lecture
Lecturer in Computer Science

Aaisha is a Lecturer in Computer Science in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Derby. In 2020, she served at the Department of Computer Science, Seoul National University of Science and Technology (South Korea) as a postdoctoral (research) Professor.

EPM Technology Chair

Prof Maligno is the EPM-Technology Chair and Professor of Composite Materials at the Institute of Innovative Sustainable Engineering (IISE) at the University of Derby.