College of Science and Engineering staff

Reader in intelligent instrumentation

Dr Ahmad Kharaz is a reader in intelligent instrumentation. Dr Kharaz has extensive experience over many years of undertaking precision measurements, in a wide variety of contexts.

Josh holding up a measuring tape, smiling.
Clinical Skills and Simulation Technician

Joshua is a Film Production alumnus turned Technical Advisor and award-winning filmmaker. His job includes supporting the Media Loan Hub, Radio Rooms, Editing Suites, TV Studio, Rehearsal Rooms, Recording Studios as well as supporting and leading teaching sessions.

Visiting Professor

Patrick is a visiting professor whose career includes achievements in a wide range of complex systems businesses, professional institutions and academia. 

Staff profile picture of Dr Nicholas Korpelainen wearing a waist coat
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

Nicholas Korpelainen is a Senior Tutor (Deputy Chair of Learning and Teaching) for Computing and Mathematics, and Programme Leader for the BSc Mathematics Scheme.

Interim Head of School, Built and Natural Environments

Peter is a Biomedical Engineer who has worked on the design, construction and application of advanced electronics to prosthetic limbs.

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.  

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.