College of Science and Engineering staff

Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

Nicholas Korpelainen is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics.

Professor of Cyber Security

As head of Cyber Security Research Group, Professor Kurugollu directs and supports research and teaching activities in Cyber Security. He contributes to developing college and university wise strategies for creating a healthy academic environment for students, researchers, academic and admin staff in University of Derby. 

Research Student

Aimeric is a PhD student who enjoys algebra, statistics and mathematics in general, computer programming, and physics, in particular, cosmology, particle physics and astronomy.

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.  

Professor in Composite and Aerospace Engineering

Le Huirong is a Professor in Composite and Aerospace Engineering. He is currently leading a European Regional Development Fund project on 'Catalysing Growth through Research for Transport Equipment Manufacturing' to support a wide range of SMEs in D2N2 region.

Lecturer in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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

Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics and Performance Analysis

Dr Martin Lewis is a Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics and Performance Analysis at the University of Derby. As a member of the Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science Department, Dr Lewis is involved in teaching and research in the field of Biomechanics and Sport Performance, with specialisms in Computer simulation, modelling and technical sports clothing.

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. 

Adam Long conducting a fingerprint examination in the Forensics lab
Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Programme Coordinator for Forensic Science

Adam Long is the Undergraduate Programme Coordinator for Forensic Science at the University of Derby and teaches across all levels, with particular interest and expertise in fingerprints, their capture and comparison. Adam also sits on Governing Council for The Chartered Society of Forensic Science and is the main point of contact for the Fingerprint Working Group.